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At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu.
Ilya Ehrenburg: "If you kill one German, kill another—there is nothing more amusing for us than a heap of German corpses."
On November 5, 1941, the Combined Japanese Fleet receive Top-Secret Order No. 1: In just over a month's time, Pearl Harbor is to be bombed, along with Malaya (now known as Malaysia), the Dutch East Indies, and the Philippines.
Meet The People Who Were Burned to Ashes on Ash Wednesday
The Nordstream pipelines were a clear violation of the Mackinder thesis, which has been the hidden grammar of American foreign policy for over a century, a fact corroborated by both Donald Trump, who opposed Nordstream as president, and his opponent Ted Cruz, who said that there was bipartisan agreement on the threat which Nordstream posed to American interests.
Giles MacDonogh: “A Russian lieutenant walked into a barber’s shop and proceeded to rape the [German] cashier in front of the customers.”
"When Alexander Solzhenitsyn began work on a book called 200 Years Together, he was criticized for what touching this taboo issue. His own comments to the press didn’t help the matter, claiming two-thirds of the Cheka (secret police) in Ukraine were Jewish…."
The Burke-Wadsworth Act is passed by Congress on September 16, 1940, by wide margins in both houses, and the first peacetime draft in the history of the United States is imposed. Selective Service was born.
“Mr. Irving’s constant references to archives, diaries and letters, and the overwhelming amount of detail in his work, suggest objectivity."
During WWII German paratroopers land on the island of Crete overrunning and capturing the small fishing village. This is a war story of redemption and forgiveness based on a true story.
After the war, the International Red Cross (which had carried out its investigation on "the rumor of Auschwitz" (d) , the Vatican (which was so well informed about Poland), the Nazis, the collaborators, all declared well. others: “The 'gas chambers'? we didn't know.”
Wilson: “Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something."
It began when Biggio bought a 1945 M1 Garand Rifle, the most common rifle used in WWII, to honor his great uncle, a U.S. Army soldier who died on the hills of the Italian countryside.
Thanks for the Memory
A Band of Brothers story
Written by Daniel Jackson
“When asked if his father may have thought the collision was an assassination attempt, Woodring’s son said, ‘Well, you know, he always had his thoughts possibly that it could have been.’"
How a chemical weapons disaster in World War II led to a U.S. cover-up—and a new cancer treatment
Written by Faris Cassell
Who were the airmen in John Swope’s famous photograph of the Omori prison camp?
Written by Michael McCarthy
Book Review: Beyond Valor: A World War II Story of Extraordinary Heroism, Sacrificial Love, and a Race against Time, Jon Erwin and William Doyle....
Commentary by Jonas E. Alexis Jonas E. Alexis: It’s always a pleasure to read Vladislav Krasnov’s work. The following article is quite long, but it...
“Admiration and respect arose from his experiences in the war. Hitler repeatedly referred to the toughness of the British, as he had experienced it at the front.”
During World War II, the U.S. government detained hundreds of German, Italian and Japanese diplomats in luxury internment camps
“Dresden's old timber-framed houses were, one by one, succumbing to the fire, and most of the wreckage was landing on top of the cellars that people were using as shelters. Trapped in what were effectively ovens, they slowly roasted to death."
Warsaw was liberated by Soviet forces 75 years ago today — and Polish officials have cloaked the pivotal event in myths ever since. Yet, newly-released historical documents help shed some light on the truth.
The six-million lie is “the biggest and most pernicious and persistent lie in all of history.”
“Two years later, in 1891, we read about the sorry state of ‘Russia’s population of 5,000,000 to 6,000,000 Jews,’ and of ‘the fact that about six millions persecuted and miserable wretches’ still cling to their religion, against all odds.’”
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