THE THIRD REICH’S architectural triumphs, Olympic events and trade exhibitions, were extravagantly adorned by the most stunning sculptures. These splendours have since been destroyed and their records airbrushed out of the history books by the victors of World War II. For this reason, the names and works of the greatest sculptors in history may be better known and appreciated in 2,000 years than they are today.
Many of the woes suffered by the Western nations can be attributed to the woeful ignorance of the general population – especially those born after 1980.
You asked for someone who had lived in Hitler’s Germany to tell you what it was like. Permit me, someone, who lived under the Swastika flag from 1935, when the Saar was reunited with Germany, to 1945, to give a short answer.
Mercenary ‘Mad Mike’ Hoare (1919-2022) was perhaps the best-known of the European mercenaries who fought in the Congo Crisis. Born to Irish parents in Calcutta he was educated in England. A rarity for mercenaries who spend their lives on the frontlines, Hoare, at 101 years old seemingly benefited from the unstinting devotion of a very special and caring guardian angel. A veteran of numerous conflicts, Mike Hoare earned his spurs as an officer in the London Irish Rifles.
All birthdays are, of course, milestones. Sadly, these signposts provided by fate are not reached by everyone. That isn’t anything that can’t be fixed by reincarnation. Has Michael, a lifelong veteran of pro-European struggle any regrets? Yes, a few but that is life too. Whether he put his God-given life to good purpose is more important and a matter for posterity.
MÍCHEÁL WALSH smiles as he recalls that early in life, he dreamed only of becoming a well-known novelist. Under no illusions, he knew he was unlikely to succeed without the drudge. Leslie Thomas, the author of the bestselling The Virgin Soldiers wallpapered his bedroom walls with publisher’s rejection slips.
At the height of the Cold War in 1964, only two years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, the British Westminster government decided it was a good idea to breach every trade embargo in the book and try to ship a load of Leyland buses to Cuba.
In today’s inspiring programme, Michael Walsh the veteran anti-corruption campaigner focuses on his CITIZENS INITIATIVE manifesto. In his Program for Change, he sets out a short set of proposals that would have the effect of pouring drain cleaner into the swamps of European Union (and British) parliaments.
On the morning of 2 October 1942, the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Curacao rendezvoused north of Ireland with the ocean liner RMS Queen Mary, which was carrying approximately 10,000 American troops of the 29th Infantry Division.
The Second World War never did formally end; it merely adapted to circumstances. The next stage was to mirror former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s judgement: ‘Destroy a people’s racial bond and you destroy its natural ride and resilience. The race mixers mongrelised offspring thus becomes more easily controlled and defeated, and their future depends on stronger peoples.’