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The Soviet Union Defeated Germany in World War II – Not the Western Forces
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The Soviet Union Defeated Germany in World War II – Not the Western Forces
May 17, 2020

President Donald Trump claimed last week that the US and Britain had won World War II. This was a shameless lie and distortion of the facts.

Victory Day – As Franklin Roosevelt Would Have Seen It
May 9, 2020

FDR would not have celebrated Victory Day 75 years after his death with his customary loud and generous laughter. He could only have wept.

Victory Day – As Franklin Roosevelt Would Have Seen It
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Victory Day: Remembering the Great Patriotic War
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Victory Day: Remembering the Great Patriotic War
May 8, 2020

In Hollywood films about World War II, the Red Army is invisible. It is as if Britain and the United States were claiming laurels they did not earn… like soldiers wearing medals for valour which belonged to others.

Why Keep On Confronting?
May 5, 2020

Nobody is saying that Russia is not prepared to defend itself. But they are not threatening the United States or one single one of its citizens.

Why Keep On Confronting?
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Vasily Chuikov: Greatest Infantry Combat General of All Time
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Vasily Chuikov: Greatest Infantry Combat General of All Time
March 3, 2020

He won battles on a scale no one else even dreamed of: He developed all the tactics of urban combat war from scratch. He saved the world from the monstrous darkness of genocidal Nazism. And no one in the West has ever heard of him.

Dresden Terror Bombing, Like Hiroshima, a Maniacal Warning to Moscow
February 17, 2020

There is good reason to believe that the rationale for the obliteration of Dresden was for one rather sinister reason. It wasn’t so much an act of terror aimed at Nazi Germany, but rather a show of maniacal power to the Soviet Union.

Dresden Terror Bombing, Like Hiroshima, a Maniacal Warning to Moscow
History
The Yalta Conference Was a Meeting of Triumphant Allies but Good Will Would Collapse
The Yalta Conference Was a Meeting of Triumphant Allies but Good Will Would Collapse
February 7, 2020

The Yalta Conference had many smiling faces and gentlemanly hand shakes while all parties involved kept Cold War daggers behind their backs.

Was the 1945 Yalta Conference a Mirage?
February 4, 2020

The relatively smooth waters of cooperation between FDR, Churchill, and Stalin at Yalta concealed roiling cross currents beneath the glistening surface which some historians like to emphasise. These rip tides were quick to erupt in the last weeks of the war.

Was the 1945 Yalta Conference a Mirage?
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