Timur was one of the most ruthless invaders in the history of mankind. He assumed the title of Great Khan in 1369, and he immediately started a campaign to make the Mongol empire as big as it was during the reign of Genghis Kahn.
Soviets found the tomb with the inscription “When I Rise From the Dead, The World Shall Tremble”. Stalin ordered his men to open the Tomb on June 20, 1942 then just two days after that Hitler broke his treaty with Stalin and launched operation Barbossa invading Russia on June 22, 1942.
After the suffering so many defeats Stalin started to believe in the curse and ordered his men the remains of Timur be returned to the Tomb. Nearly a month later, the Nazi surrendered and Stalin won the Battle of Stalingrad. The battle remains as one of the bloodiest in the history of mankind, not just the World War II. Read more
Peering through the windswept snow on a dark February day, the rescue party finally came on the first sign of life — the flapping remains of a tent pitched on ski poles on an uppermost slope of Kholat Syakhl, ‘Mountain of the Dead’ in the native language of northern Siberia.
But where were the nine young Russian students who should have been sheltering beneath the canvas?
Curiosity turned to mystery as human tracks were seen in the snow heading downhill away from the tent in single file for a third of a mile… barefoot human tracks. Read more