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by Mark Weber GERMANY’S DEFEAT in May 1945, and the end of World War II in Europe, did not bring an end to death and suffering for the vanquished German people. Instead the victorious Allies ushered in a horrible new era that, in many ways, was worse than the destruction wrought by war. In a sobering…
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One of the last Waffen-SS units to hold out defending Adolf Hitler’s bunker in Berlin was comprised entirely of Frenchmen. THE 33rd Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS Charlemagne (1st French) and Charlemagne Regiment are collective names used for units of French volunteers in the Wehrmacht and…
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Remarkable color film, with graphic images — made by firefighter Hans Brunswig — of the devastating summer 1943 bombing of Hamburg. IN THIS ferocious aerial attack, some 3,000 British and American aircraft dropped 9,000 tons of bombs, killing 42,600 civilians and wounding 37,000.…
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Despite the author’s religious and universalist misunderstandings, which blind him to the real cause of these atrocities, this is very important testimony. by Martin Brech (1990) FORTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, I witnessed an atrocity: the deliberate starvation of German POWs by our own army. History,…
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Classic EssaysKevin Alfred Strom

by Kevin Alfred Strom THIS WEEK MARKS two milestones in American history: the 60th anniversary of D-Day and the death of Ronald Reagan. With us to discuss these issues today is one of the most incisive historical minds our nation has produced, the courageous researcher, scholar, and publisher,…
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by Hadding Scott WHY WE FIGHT is a series of short films that was produced by Frank Capra’s Liberty Films for the U.S. Army Special Service Division in 1943, with Capra directing most of the episodes. You may have seen parts of this series on some unaffiliated UHF television station that had time…
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by Racial Consciousness Part Two: More About The War
 
1 THE FIRST STORY that Theodor Junker ever shared with me about his years on the Eastern Front, at war with the Russians, was his very first deployment. He was originally sent out as a sharp-shooter. I do not know where he was during his first deployment…
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A contemporary photograph of two young recruits. by Racial Consciousness Part One: A Brief Introduction I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH to have had a dear friend for some five years who was a retired veteran of the Waffen SS Wiking division: His name was Theodor Junker. He was born in a German village in Romania,…
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by Hadding Scott JOHN J. MCCLOY was Assistant Secretary of War during World War II, and U.S. High Commissioner for Germany (1949-1952) during the period when the Germans were seen primarily as allies against Communism. Here we see McCloy, left, with Robert Kennedy. After visiting Hitler’s…
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Colonel General Alfred Jodl, as head of the German Armed Forces High Command, signs an “Act of Military Surrender” in Reims, France, on May 7, 1945. by Martin Kerr GERMANY AND ITS ALLIES suffered a total, crushing military defeat at the end of World War II, and its armed forces surrendered unconditionally…
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