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“A Russian lieutenant walked into a barber’s shop and proceeded to rape the [German] cashier in front of the customers.”
Giles MacDonogh: The Red Army “raped wherever they went…The worst and most aggravated rapes were perpetrated against the women of the enemy—first the Hungarians, then the Germans.”
Christopher Hitchens: “The Holocaust has become a secular religion, with state support in the form of a national museum.”
Lucy Dawidowicz: "Our sense of being Jews and therefore being different from non-Jews were nurtured in me and my sister from infancy. We were raised to know that the world was divided into two irreconcilable groups: We and They."
The US government shutdown on Tuesday affected military cemeteries worldwide. In France, the famous Omaha Beach cemetery, where thousands of US troops who died in key battles during the First and Second World Wars are buried, was temporarily shut.
It was a strange summer day, that humid 6th day of August in 1945, while I was sitting by myself just across the street from my home in Nahant, Massachusetts.
Veterans of the 1944 Normandy landings gathered Thursday at the site of history's largest amphibious invasion for ceremonies marking D-day's 69th anniversary.
Arguably the most notorious and controversial historian of our time is David Irving, who has been called “anti-Semite,” a “neo-Nazi,” a “racist,” and a “Holocaust denier.” Former news anchor and political commentator Keith Olberman nominated Irving as one of the “world’s worst” people in 2010.
When Norman Finkelstein wrote The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering in 2000, he argues that Holocaust “hoaxers” and “hucksters”—namely Jewish organizations—have exploited what happened in Nazi Germany in order to get millions of dollars from Swiss banks.
A recent Associated Press article reveals that about 500,000 Jews were part of the Communist Soviet Union's Red Army and that about 7,000 of them are now living in Israel.
Saturday, Feb. 2 marked a very obscure date for Americans, but one that saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of young American boys in World War II ~ it is the 70th anniversary of the final surrender of German forces at Stalingrad ~ The decisive battle of World War II
A close up of a person with a prosthetic leg walking down a wooden staircaseThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Kinesiotherapy services to Veterans and Servicemembers by using scientifically based exercises that are modified to enhance the strength, endurance, and mobility of individuals with physical limitations or those requiring extended physical conditioning.
The video below is less than three minutes. It was a short interview on a news program from Press TV, the Iranian network that I have found to be the best overall news available.
America's conscience died long before Howard Zinn passed away in 2010 ~ but his words and thoughts gnaw away at our collective soul and remind us that no Empire can long withstand the loss of its moral bearings.