The Creepiest Declassified Documents That Are Available To The Public

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While many classified documents of disturbing cases are now accessible to the public, there are some things that have happened throughout history that are better left unknown.

Still, there will always be curious minds wanting to know the details of some of the most disturbing cases that were once strictly confidential information.


Curious to hear what some of these unsettling things are, Redditor Imakillaholic opened Pandora's Box by asking:

"What are some of the creepiest declassified documents made available to the public?"

To say these are disturbing is an understatement.

Sweden's Sterilization Program

"Sweden had a compulsory sterilization program running from 1935-1979. It was state-sanctioned and given without consent, sometimes without the people knowing they were being sterilized."

"The three main reasons for these sterilizations were:"

"Health concerns for the mother."

"Eugenic (not wanting to pass on mental illnesses or any form of handicap)."

"Social (antisocial people, criminals, drunks etc.). In other words anyone who didn’t conform properly and was considered unfit to raise children.

– Sugary_skull

Graphic Method Descriptions

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_Program

"Methods of reported torture that author Douglas Valentine wrote were used at the interrogation centers."

– MtnMaiden

The Coup In Guatemala

"Not exactly creepy, but Operation PBSUCCESS , the CIA backed Coup in Guatemala at the behest of the United Fruit Company and US State Department. The official CIA history of the operation is truly one of the most f'ked up things I’ve ever read. It was also the blue print for the Bay of Pigs and other CIA interventions around the world."

– anon

It's crazy to think we are run by governments that are capable of coming up with and concealing the following. Trust no one.

We're Not Alone

"Not really creepy but more weird:"

"The Pentagon commissioned an initiative called the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program and they recently just released footage of US military aircraft approaching these 'advanced aerospace threats.'"

"I mean what the hell are these guys doing."

– anon

New Kind Of Weapon

"The CIA was working on a heart attack gun back in the 1960-70's. It started off as a conspiracy theory but gained enough momentum nationwide that it forced the US Government's's hand and they finally admitted the theory was "mostly accurate".

"Short version, they never had a fully functional heart attack gun, but they did have a 'nearly working prototype.' The idea was that it would have a very small projectile that would be laced with a chemical that would induce a heart attack and leave a hole smaller than one left behind by a syringe. While they never had a fully working version, they did have a prototype but abandoned the project once they more or less had to admit the conspiracy was mostly true."

– anon

Unexpected Turn

"I remember a US government funded project that involved teaching Dolphins how to talk."

– Sengura

Prepared For The Worst

"How about Nixon’s undelivered speech announcing that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were stranded alive on the moon with no hope of rescue:"
http://watergate.info/1969/07/20/an-undelivered-nixon-speech.html

– Qcastro

More was revealed about serial killers.

Toybox Killer Transcript

"Dude and his wife kidnapped young girls for his dungeon and played this tape for them when they woke up, detailing what he was going to do to them, including torture and how he doesn't get caught by brainwashing them to forget."

– theLast_brontosaurus

"Jeffrey Dahmer's full confession - a couple of hundred pages of pure madness. Dahmer became pretty close to his interrogating detectives (Dennis Murphy and Patrick Kennedy), and provided a lot of detail to them. A lot of it in a pretty candid, off-hand manner. It's incredibly hard to find Dahmer's confession online without it being behind a paywall, but it is in the public domain, so I've provided link to the pdf downloads. The first 63 pages are mainly forms and letters, the real meat of the confession starts afterwards."

Part 1

Part 2

– Miss_Musket

To Catch A Killer

"Dahmer was caught just after I had read Silence of the Lambs. A central plot point of the book is that they catch the serial killer by profiling him; one of their tenets (proved correct in the book) is that the guy must have his own relatively isolated house to himself or he couldn't get away with what he was doing. Then Dahmer is busted after years of living in an apartment building where everybody complained about the smell of rotting meat. And where the police actually brought his victims back to him."

– Garfield-1-23-23

The Jonestown Death Tape

"That sh*t proves to be a solid way to lose all chances of sleep."

"So, here’s some context. Jim Jones started a cult called the Peoples Temple (yes, without the apostrophe) and eventually they moved to a new settlement they built in Guyana called Jonestown, named after their leader. Since he made them believe he was some form of the messiah (as a lot of cult leaders did), he could control them all to do whatever he pleases, and one of the things they did was practice drinking Flavor-Aid - not Kool-Aid as commonly believed - to prepare themselves for the time when they commit 'revolutionary suicide'. These practices were just normal Flavor-Aid / Kool-Aid, but Jones told them it was poisoned just to see their reactions."

"When the time came, someone recorded what was, essentially, the sounds of people drinking Flavor-Aid laced with cyanide, alongside a fatal cocktail of other substances, many victims including young children (which you could hear screaming in te audio). 900 or so people died, only a few didn’t. This was the biggest loss of American life in a deliberate act until 9/11, and there is an audio recording of it. And just a VERY strong reminder: This wasn’t mass suicide, this was mass murder. Many people were willing to die at his hands, but all the children and some of the adults didn’t. Since all of them were forced to take the drink, it wasn’t their own choice to drink it, it was Jones’s. So, whilst people believe that it was a suicide, they were all duped into being murdered by Jim Jones."

– EbmocwenHsimah

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