Michael Walsh
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Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh Liverpool born Irish poet and writer traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. Michael’s paternal family background is Moville, Donegal, his maternal Wexford and Tipperary. Michael's father, Patrick, had fought in four conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. As a 18-year old guerrilla a reward was placed on his head by England’s Black and Tans. He also fought in the Irish War of Independence, Spanish Civil War, and RAF during World War Two.
On leaving school at 15 years of age Michael spent ten weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness. During his years at sea he was to visit over 60 countries. Michael has since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded 'Writer of the Year' by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest circulation free newspaper. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 60 book titles.

Essays

by Michael Walsh AFTER THE DEFEAT of the Workers’ Reich the United States, Britain and the Soviet Union notoriously thieved everything they could lay their hands on. The Allies’ motto; ‘If it moves steal it; if it can’t be moved, blow it up’. Ships can be moved: In November 2015, the…
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Essays

by Michael Walsh NOTHING BETTER illustrates the deviousness of media than their stories of art allegedly looted by the ‘Nazis’. The camera doesn’t lie; to television viewers and the media’s trusting readership photographic evidence of German wickedness appears undeniable. The media’s…
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by Michael Walsh COMMEMORATIONS of the life of German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun (1912-1977) are ongoing. Britain’s “mainstream” media ignore them all. Perhaps this is understandable, since the space scientist’s pioneering V-1 and V-2 rockets once caused panic…
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Essays

by Michael Walsh I MAKE NO apologies for spurning the pomp and pageantry that bull-horns Remembrance Sunday. There is much about war that knows no political or national boundaries; war is a monument to human frailty, not strength. In an individual sense war is universal as is the suffering. The last…
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Essays

The amazing, powerful, masculine poetry of Robert Service by Michael Walsh POETRY LOVERS are people who prefer their musings in colour to their thoughts in black and white. All reading matter penetrates; some hardly brush the skin but poetry reaches parts that others cannot reach. Service at his desk…
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Rhodesian army by Michael Walsh I CONCEDE that hindsight and experience are the best teachers of all. An integral and loyal member of the British Empire, Rhodesia’s contribution to her mother country during the Boer War, the Great War, and World War II was remarkable. Yet today Rhodesia, since renamed…
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News

THE BUSINESS OF WAR is profitable. In 2011, the 100 largest contractors sold $410 billion in arms and military services. Just ten of those companies sold over $208 billion. Based on a list of the top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in 2011 compiled by the Stockholm International…
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Classic Essays

by Mike Walsh THE UNITED States is lately stigmatised by an image problem due to its electoral shenanigans and misadventures abroad. All too often forgotten are the great Americans, especially its literati, who contributed so much to the world’s wisdom. Leaving aside such essentials as the three…
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Essays

by Derek Summers and Mike Walsh THE SS (Schutzstaffel or Protection Squad) was originally established as Adolf Hitler’s personal bodyguard after the failed 1923 putsch, although in 1933 it became the unit we think of today. The recruits swore unswerving loyalty not to the National Socialist…
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Essays

by Mike Walsh VERY FEW PEOPLE know the details of Joseph Stalin’s notorious Torch-Man Order. As a consequence, people little realise that many images depicting German atrocities are falsified. These oft-seen filmed atrocities were the responsibility not of the Reich but of England and America’s…
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