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Applauding Stalin: Living in a Totalitarian State

This extended quotation from Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s book Gulag Archipelago illustrates the sheer unrelenting terror that citizens in the Soviet Union lived in during the 1930s. …………………………………….. At the conclusion of the conference, a tribute to Comrade Stalin was called for. … Continue reading

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The Fatal Flaws in Operation Barbarossa 1941

“With Russia* smashed, Britain’s last hope would be shattered….. If we start in May 1941, we would have five months to finish the job.”** Adolf Hitler 31st July 1940 The German High Command ought to have opposed Hitler’s cherished ambition … Continue reading

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Best Dedication in a book

“In memory of my late parents, Jacob and Esther Kaletsky, who experienced true calamities and crises- the Russian Revolution, the two world wars, the Holocaust, the purges of Stalin- but whose joyful and indomitable spirits lived on.” Anatole Kaletsky, Capitalism … Continue reading

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Justified Sinners?

As Adolf Hitler said, “Only Jews and degenerates died in the camps.” As Joseph Stalin said, “Only counter-revolutionaries died in the gulag.” As Chairman Mao said, “Only capitalist running dogs died in the Cultural Revolution.” As Anders Behring Breivik said, … Continue reading

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