Tag: Germany

92-Year-Old Caged for Expressing an Opinion

The revisionist Frau Ursula Haverbeck was yesterday sentenced to imprisonment again just a few weeks after her release from prison. The Berlin-Tiergarten District Court imposed a one-year without parole prison sentence on the 92-year-old matriarch. The government-appointed ‘judge’ reasoned that she was again guilty of sedition.

Four-Masted Sailing to Tragedy

Pamir, a four-masted barque, was one of the famous Flying P-Liner sailing ships of the German shipping company F. Laeisz. She was the last commercial sailing ship to brave the notorious rounding of Cape Horn, in 1949. By 1957, the barque had been out-dated by modern bulk carriers and was by then unable to operate at a profit.

France’s Pearl Harbour

The French surrendered to the Germans on June 22, 1940. The terms of the capitulation were unusual. The Germans permitted the new French administration, under Marshall Petain, to establish itself in the city of Vichy in the south and central France. From there, unoccupied independent Vichy France governed over half of the French landmass in the south of France whilst retaining their overseas colonies and their navy.

Deutschland Ripe for Revolution

Inside the German Parliament, a tense debate is now taking place, interrupted by protests and boos, on a reform of the Law on Protection against Infections, with which the grand coalition intends to transfer powers to the Government, from the legislature, to address greater restrictions, until now prohibited by the courts.

Allied Arctic Convoys Of World War II

During World War II, between 1941 and 1945, 78 Allied Arctic convoys brought more than 4 million tons of provisions and munitions to the U.S.S.R. These deliveries played a crucial role in the Soviet war effort. More than 1,400 merchant ships and naval vessels participated in the convoys to the ports of Arkhangelsk and Murmansk in Arctic Russia, which Winston Churchill once described as “the worst journey in the world.”