On 5 May 1945, a few days after Hitler’s suicide, American soldiers under command of US Army Captain John C. "Jack" Lee, Jr. teamed up with a number of Wehrmacht soldiers under German major, Josef Sepp Gangl who was opposed to the Nazis to rescue VIP prisoners from Castle Itter .
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The inventor Nikola Tesla had dreamed of supplying the world with electricity wirelessly.
Tesla developed a device in 1891 which could produce bolts of high voltage electricity, known as the Tesla Coil.
The device has a primary coil which passes a current onto a secondary coil, creating a high voltage and low current, which shoots out a lightning like discharge.