July 28th, 1941

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1941 plans for the Pentagon were approved by the U.S. House of Representatives after consulting with the Arkham architectural firm of Derleth and Smith. When asked by the military and the House why build a pentagon shaped building, Chief Engineer August Derleth explained that it was the safest shape for that particular plot of land.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to July 28th, 1941

  1. Adam Weishaupt says:

    Don’t ask questions. Just put on this tinfoil hat and start building.

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