Born into a poor immigrant criminal family in London's West end Billy Charles Hill was destined to lead a life outside the law. By the time he was a young adult he became universally feared.
Billy Hill Leaves His Mark on the London Underworld
Disturbing and outright violent behavior coupled with cleverness convinced those who knew Marcel Petiot as a child that he would grow up to be a menace.
Marcel Petiot Was Destined to be a Psychopath
In November of 1945 two soldiers who were stationed in Kronberg Castle northwest of Frankfurt come upon a trove of treasure hidden behind a cement wall in the basement.
US Soldiers Loot a German Castle's Basement