The people of the military victors of World War II, especially those in Russia, are firmly convinced that ‘Nazis epitomise evil incarnate’. This media promoted belief is now deeply ingrained. It is a tattoo on the consciousness and difficult to remove.
As far back as I recall I was under the illusion that the United States was an avowed opponent of Communist Russia. In my innocence, I also believed in the holocaust, war victors’ propaganda and Santa Claus. Being one of George Bernard Shaw’s 2% of the people who actually think for themselves each fantasy bit the dust when placed under a little critical analysis.
MICHAEL WALSH EDITORIAL 22.00 21 February 2022: Throughout the newly independent republics Lugansk and Donbass, like Crimea formerly part of Ukraine, there is wild rejoicing as Putin’s Russia declares both massive regions independent. It is fair to assume that the world at large is jubilant as Moscow cries ‘checkmate’.
The Third Reich was in conflict for five years; the victors tirelessly spun the struggle their way for 70 years. Hitler’s Reich lasted 13.5 years, so what happened to the missing 7.4 years (88 months) of peace?
Contrary to the propaganda of the victors of World War II the National Socialist German Workers Party in January 1933 was democratically elected to govern Germany. Within the month, the Party’s leader Adolf Hitler publicly vowed to the German people that within four years he would give the German electorate the opportunity to decide if they wished the NSDAP to continue to govern Germany or wished instead to return to the electoral system of the Weimar Republic.
German philosopher Walter Schubart had specific views about the qualities of Russian women, especially as wives and partners in life.
President Vladimir Putin declares that in the 1990s he worked as a private cab driver. The video, in which he speaks about this, was included in the film Modern History, which will be aired on the TV channel Russia 1 in the first weeks of December. Fragments of the film were published on Saturday by the TV channel Russia 24.
The largest military operation in history commenced on 22 June 1941. Millions of German troops crossed the German-Soviet border and clashed with the Red Army. Adolf Hitler and German commanders expected to be able to defeat the Soviet Union in three months.
In March 1939, Spanish Republican soldiers who had been training as aviation pilots were stranded in the USSR along with the sailors of several vessels from the Spanish merchant navy.
PRAGUE, Oct 9. The electorate on this occasion pulled on their shit-kickers and went after the Reds. Czech voters evicted the communists from parliament on Saturday for the first time since the end of World War Two, voting out a party whose forebears ruled with an iron jackboot the central European nation from 1948 until the Velvet Revolution of 1989 that ushered in democracy.