Category: History

How Palace Historians Spun Victory as Defeat

The claim that Prime Minister Chamberlain capitulated to German President-Chancellor Adolf Hitler by signing the Munich Agreement is constantly spun as a cowardly act. William Joyce provides the best backdrop to those pivotal events. His honesty was the real reason behind the Irish-American illegally to the hangman in Wandsworth Prison.

WHY DIE FOR STALIN?

Few people realise, perhaps because they have never been told, is that Hitler’s Germany never, before or during World War II, declared war on Britain or France or their overseas territories. On September 3, 1939 Britain and France disappointed their citizens by declaring war on Germany.

The Great Railway of Renaissance Europe

Adolf Hitler’s plans for renaissance Germany included an extraordinary new railway that by comparison would reduce all other railways rolling stock to almost laughable levels. This railway was designed to connect the most important cities in Greater Germany with trains 7 metre high (30 feet), carrying up to 4,000 passengers at speeds of 200 kilometres per hour.

History of the Past

Since the mid-20th century, the world has only ever heard one side of the most horrific war in human history. During the 75 years that have now passed, only a single narrative of the great conflict has been heard.

Meet France’s Mister Nasty

Roger Faulques was born in France on 14 December 1924, and he joined the French Resistance in 1944 during World War II. He served in the French 1st Army as a corporal, fighting in the last battles of the war and received the Croix de Guerre medal.

A Difficult and Painful Death

A DIFFICULT AND PAINFUL DEATH: On 1 March 1953, Stalin’s staff found him semi-conscious on the bedroom floor of his Volynskoe dacha. He had suffered a cerebral haemorrhage. He was moved onto a couch and remained there for three days. He was hand-fed using a spoon, given various medicines and injections, and leeches were applied to him.