When Germany Sacrificed Sausage For War


1929: Spectators gather around the Graf Zeppelin (LZ-127) during its round-the-world trip. American Stock / Getty Images

World War I was a devastating catastrophe, the likes of which the world had never before encountered. The chaos swept across Europe, and whether on the battlefield or at home no one was left untouched. Yet the war had another, unexpected casualty: the sausage industry. Join the guys as they explore how Germany's rush for air superiority deprived the average German citizen of one of the country's best-loved traditional foods.