The Disturbing Story of When Germans Ate Pickled Human Meat After the First World War

Sold at the market like real meat

Lioness Rue
4 min readMay 9, 2024

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a black and white image depicting people eating human parts as the serial killer in the story sold human meat to his society.
Theodor de Bry, America, Part 3, 1593/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. — image britannica.com

In the early 1920s, in Germany, it was a tradition for the locals in the city of Münsterberg to hold a weekly outdoor market. The market was very popular.

One stand in particular stood out.

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