Did a 19th century novel inspire a group of Nazi UFO hunters?

There are lots of rumors and legends about the Vril Society, an occult Nazi group that may have existed in pre-World War II Germany. Did these seekers after arcane truths take their name and beliefs from a 19th century science fiction novel by one of the most notorious bad writers of all time? Let's examine the… »4/11/13 2:56pm4/11/13 2:56pm