From 4 to 12 February 1945, a conference of the leaders of the three allied powers – the USSR, the USA and Great Britain – took place in Crimea. The Soviet delegation was headed by J. Stalin, American – F. Roosevelt, English – W. Churchill. The People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the USSR V.M. Molotov, US Secretary of State E. Stettinius, British Foreign Secretary A. Eden, as well as chiefs of general staff and advisers of the countries participating in the conference.
The fiercest battles of World War Two took place along the Eastern Front. The Front reached back to Germany through Russia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, the Balkans, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and the Baltic States. Throughout these sombre landscapes, where Europe’s best gave their lives to free Europe from the scourge of the Bolshevik-Washington DC alliance, grave robbers thrive. Known as black archaeologists these scavengers are constantly engaged in searching for military artefacts. These macabre souvenirs are then sold throughout Europe and U.S. There seems to be an inexhaustible appetite for such ghoulish objects.
A Highly Decorated Soviet Marshall to the Russian People about their Anniversary Celebrations.
Stepan Kashurko, Former Special Assignment Assistant to Marshal Ivan Konev, Colonel General, President of the Centre for Tracing and Perpetuating Missing and Dead Defenders of the Fatherland:
On the eve of the 25th anniversary of Victory, Marshal Konev asked me to help him write a routine article for Komsomolskaya Pravda. Having covered me with all sorts of literature, I quickly sketched a ‘frame’ of what was expected of me. Komsomolskaya Pravda victorious report in the spirit of that time and the next day I came to the commander. It was obvious from everything that he was out of sorts today.
Three years after the end of World War II tens of thousands of German prisoners of war were still being detained in post-war Britain. In March 1946, angry that the government had not announced when they could be repatriated, the Labour MP Richard Stokes said the Germans were entitled to know their expected date of release.
By the end of April 1945, the defending armies of the German Workers Reich were on the point of being overwhelmed. Hopelessly outnumbered by the armed forces of three non-European empires, the last battles were fought in Berlin and the Baltic States.
NEWSDESK SCOOP Released as part of a World War II document cache show never before seen photographs have been declassified ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Yalta summit. The shocking images show Bolshevik collaborationist US and British bosses and officers arriving in Crimea and whilst touring Sevastopol with Soviet hosts.
In 1945, British troops in Germany collaborated with the Red Army in rounding up civilians and afterwards machine-gunning men, women and children in groups. Many British soldiers testified that they heard the rattle of machine-guns nearby just a few moments after the prisoners were handed over to units of the Red Army.
May 8 marks the 76th anniversary of the capitulation of the armed forces of the German Reich. However, the date does not mark the surrender of the legitimate elected Government earlier headed by the twice-elected President-Chancellor Adolf Hitler (1989-1945).
Unique archival photographs of Soviet commanders during a meeting with the Allies are published today on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense in the section ‘Meeting on the Elbe: Unknown Pages’, the press service of the military department.
During the summer of 1940, 18 months before the United States trade sanctions provoked the Japanese into punching their way out of the trade headlock by attacking Pearl Harbor, Congress appropriated $23 billion for the War Department.