Catholics across the world are taking part in colourful processions, as they celebrate Corpus Christi. The holy day symbolises their belief in the body and the blood of Jesus Christ, and his Real Presence in the Eucharist.
In his own words former German President-Chancellor Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) places on record the blueprint from which he and the German Workers National Socialist Party created the Third Reich (1933-1945).
For us Europeans, Christianity is not a matter of choice, but a predestination, emphasized Katalin Novák, Minister without Portfolio for Families and Vice-President of Fidesz, on at a conference entitled ‘Christianity and political manoeuvring room in the 21st century’.
To better understand half-American Winston Churchill it is best to keep in mind that foremost the World War II warlord was an opportunist. A political chameleon, he changed sides of the House more times than he changed his women’s silk knickers, which he adored. It would be difficult to find anyone outside Hitler’s Germany to heap more praise on Adolf Hitler did. Winston Churchill had no problems changing his political rhetoric as the audience and opportunity required.
My old friends at KGB despise the GRU. But it was GRU that got 2-3 high level agents into Franklin Roosevelt’s White House and shaped America’s wartime foreign policy.
On December 8 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked, Republican Congressman (R-N.Y.) Hamilton Fish made his maiden speech to the U.S. Congress. In it, he asked for the United States Declaration of War against Japan. Of the speech, he was later to say: ‘I am ashamed of that speech today, as I know now about President Roosevelt’s infamous war ultimatum that forced Japan’s leaders to fight.’
Those weaned on state media know the English governing circle is morally superior to those of lesser race. It appears that only the Reich’s Germans were culpable of creating the ‘C’ word concentration camps.
It’s good that the UK Government has pardoned thousands of Army deserters who enlisted in the British armed forces during World War II. These include 7,000 British-born Irish volunteers. Of course, no army can allow desertion.
There is one good saying that perfectly characterises the attitude of Britain towards its allies: ‘Britain has no permanent enemies and permanent friends, it has only constant interests.’
The less charitable might be forgiven for suggesting that the Reich cruise ship, MV Monte Rosa, might better have been renamed MV Karma. This beautiful 13,882 ton twin-funneled German passenger liner was one of pre-war Germany’s fleet of super liners. Built in 1930 by Hamburg shipbuilders Bohm and Voss, MV Monte Rosa was one of five sister-ships.