Nazis Hoped Cocaine Would Help Win War BERLIN (Reuters) - The Nazis conducted tests on a cocaine-based "wonder drug" during World War II they hoped would enhance the performance of the war-weary German army, a German magazine reported on Monday.
The weekly Focus said crime researcher Wolf Kemper had discovered that Hitler was trying to develop the drug, code-named D-IX, in 1944. The pills were to contain a mixture of cocaine, the amphetamine pervitin and a morphine-related painkiller. Prisoners at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp who had been given the drug were reportedly able to march 55 miles with 44-pound packs without a rest.

Give me this, and the memory-erasing pill, and I'm good ...

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