Tag: battle

The Sacking of Defeated Germany

Only now can the story break through the media’s censorhip of real history: “The sacking of Germany after her unconditional surrender will go down in history as one of the most monstrous acts of modern times.  Its excess beggars description and its magnitude defy condemnation.” ~ Ralph F. Keeling, Gruesome Harvest; 1947. The Institute of American Economics.

Poleaxed

In addition to the 1922 illegal annexation of West Prussia, Silesia and Poznan, and Danzig blockade, Poland, until the outbreak of war, was guilty of repeated anti-German pogroms, provocations, pillage and border violations. Germany’s response to Poland’s attacks on their frontiers on September 1939 was known as the Defensive War in Germany.

Inglorious End for a Mass Killer

There was an ominous feeling in the air as the old German passenger liner Steuben slipped her moorings under dark clouds and set off across a slate-grey Baltic Sea. Crowded onto the ship were 5,200 German refugees and wounded soldiers. Everyone on board was attempting to escape the fast-approaching American-armed Red Army that threatened destruction, rape and death.

THE DAM BUSTERS EPIC FAIL

One of the most successful instances of victors spin are to be found in accounts relating to the dam-busters raid of May 16/17 1943. The claimed daring incursion brought international acclaim to Royal Air Force (RAF) Wing Commander Guy Gibson and pilots of 617 Squadron.