20th century history

Patton and the Sad Sack

Posted by T on May 24, 2015
By Title, Ethics, Movies, Politics / 2 Comments

Patton is one of the top five movies ever — in the elite group Continue reading…

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Griffin on 9-11 and Faith

Posted by T on September 15, 2011
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being a review of David Ray Griffin: Christian Faith and the Truth Behind 9/11 Continue reading…

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The Prima Facie Case for Holocaust Research

Posted by T on January 30, 2010
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The “holocaust” story Continue reading…

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The Baader-Meinhof Gang: Movie and Introduction

Posted by T on December 26, 2009
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The movie Der Baader-Meinhof Komplex, 2008, chronicles the first and most Continue reading…

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There Shall be No Night: A Play for the New Deal

Posted by T on November 17, 2009
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One of the embarrassments for the pro-Soviet leftists in America, including the bulk Continue reading…

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The Hamites and the Hitler

Posted by T on October 05, 2009
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In the book under review, Ham et al. make the inevitable appeal to Hitler Continue reading…

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WW2 Eastern Front: An Introduction

Posted by 2 on September 19, 2009
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Click on the links for a discussion of the war on the Eastern Front. This was Continue reading…

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Holocaust Denial and neo-Nazism

Posted by T on July 09, 2009
Ethics, Politics / 19 Comments

One thing I can’t figure out in the current rhetoric is why holocaust denial is so often Continue reading…

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How many in Dresden did Churchill & Harris actually murder?

Posted by T on February 13, 2009
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This year’s Dresden Memorial Day reflection will be Continue reading…

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63 Years After a Holocaust That Cannot be Denied

Posted by T on February 13, 2008
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Today, for the remembrance of the 63rd anniversary Continue reading…

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Warrior Winny: Churchill as young soldier

Posted by T on September 17, 2007
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During Churchill’s brief tenure as a junior officer stationed in India, he occupied his time in four main activities. (1) playing as much polo as possible; (2) taking long vacations – far more than were normally permitted to a young officer in India; (3) systematically reading through classics, to attempt to remedy his deficient formal education. The reading program was in service to ambition, not knowledge for its own sake. Macaulay, Gibbon, Plato and others, he wrote to his mother, “must train the muscles to wield the sword to the greatest effect” (Gilbert 70). The fourth activity may have required the least amount of actual time, but was probably the most important for understanding his future course: namely, there was scarcely an armed conflict anywhere in the world which he failed to inveigle himself to the front lines of. Continue reading…

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Dresden vor 62 Jahren

Posted by T on February 13, 2007
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Speaking of Dresden… today is the 62nd year anniversary of its destruction Continue reading…

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Movie. Hell’s Angels, 1930.

Posted by T on October 21, 2006
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Booze, broads, and brawling, that’s life! could be the subtitle.

Two brothers, one bound by duty and honor, the other sensuous and libertine, Continue reading…

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Movie. Downfall, 2004.

Posted by T on October 16, 2006
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Original German Der Untergang. Continue reading…

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