30 January, 2016 “When I’ve finished occupying the Soviet Union,” quipped a relaxed Adolf Hitler at dinner one night in 1941, “I’ll put that man Stalin back in charge. He’s the only person who knows how to deal with Russians.” Stalin was the biggest murderer of modern history – and […]

May 9, 2015   It was churlish for western leaders to boycott this week’s Victory Parade in Moscow that commemorated the Soviet Union’s defeat of Nazi Germany 70 years ago. Historic events are facts that should not be manipulated according to the latest political fashions.  Being angry at Moscow for […]

15 March 2010   Sixty-five years ago, the 5th US Marine Amphibious Corps, made up of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Marine Divisions, assaulting the heavily fortified volcanic island of Iwo Jima in one of World War II’s most dramatic battles.  The outcome was a given.   The collapse of Japan’s […]