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First victim of World War II; know who it was
Putin publicly praised pact between Hitler and Stalin in 2014
Pact between Hitler and Stalin marks European politics 80 years later
“Putin wants to prevent comparisons between Stalin and Hitler”
1939: Soviets invade Poland
EDDIE CHAPMAN THE SPY THAT DECEIVED FÜHRER’S TROOPS
100-year-old man accused of complicity in 3,518 deaths in Nazi concentration camp of SACHSENHAUSEN
The unusual 1967 interview with the “brain” of Nazism: “Hitler was bloodthirsty and exhibited sexual anomalies”
World War II Bomb kills two demining experts
Meet the Gloster Meteor: The Only Allied Jet Aircraft of World War II
First victim of World War II; know who it was
Franciszek Honiok was killed during the Gleiwitz Incident on August 31, 1939. A fake operation was one used by the Nazis as a justification for invading Poland on September 1, starting the deadliest war in modern history. The numbers are not precise, but it is estimated that 70 million to
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Putin publicly praised pact between Hitler and Stalin in 2014
Russian president relativized in Moscow in 2014, the 1939 non-aggression treaty between the two European dictators. Abusing the USSR of the blame for the invasion of Poland, he held the British responsible for Hitler’s atrocities. Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly defended a controversial opinion on the 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, also
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Pact between Hitler and Stalin marks European politics 80 years later
Despite being ideological arch-enemies, dictators from Nazi Germany and the USSR formed an alliance and divided Eastern Europe among themselves in August 1939. The trauma still persists in Poland and the Baltic countries. The pact of 23 August 1939 between the dictators of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union was
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“Putin wants to prevent comparisons between Stalin and Hitler”
In an interview, a Polish historian says that showing parallel repressions and annihilations by regimes does not mean to relativize them. And he claims that the head of the Kremlin tries to cover up uncomfortable facts in the story. Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to strengthen his historic and political
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1939: Soviets invade Poland
On September 17, 1939, Soviet troops attacked Poland, and German soldiers retreated to the line formed by the Narev and Vistula rivers. Germany thus fulfilled its part of the secret agreement that complemented the Non-Aggression Pact signed between Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin on August 23, 1939. The complementary agreement,
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EDDIE CHAPMAN THE SPY THAT DECEIVED FÜHRER’S TROOPS
Prior to World War II, Eddie Chapman was a criminal known to be part of a gang that stole vaults, according to the MI5 website. This life of crime made it possible for him to enjoy the greatest luxuries, being that he lived with great stars of cinema and music.
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100-year-old man accused of complicity in 3,518 deaths in Nazi concentration camp of SACHSENHAUSEN
Despite his advanced age, the suspect is considered fit for trial. A 100-year-old man is being accused of being an accomplice in the murder of 3,518 people in a Nazi concentration camp outside Berlin, Germany. The man reportedly worked in the Sachsenhausen camp between 1942 and 1945 as a member
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The unusual 1967 interview with the “brain” of Nazism: “Hitler was bloodthirsty and exhibited sexual anomalies”
More than twenty years after the Second World War, Otto Strasser was the only living witness who could explain the rise of National Socialism in Germany, since he and his brother were the main promoters of the movement together with the “Führer”, with whom they had a more than familiar
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World War II Bomb kills two demining experts
Two demining experts, a British and an Australian, died in a World War II bomb blast they were trying to disarm in the Solomon Islands, local officials said on Monday. According to the AFP news agency, local police said the two men, who worked for the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA)
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Meet the Gloster Meteor: The Only Allied Jet Aircraft of World War II
During the Second World War, the German Luftwaffe developed several jet-powered aircraft, beginning with the Me-262, Me-163 Komet, and the He-162. These were unable to turn the tide simply because Germany wasn’t able to produce enough of the aircraft to make a difference. However, Germany wasn’t alone in utilizing a jet fighter during
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