Tag Archives: Kiev

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 19th September, 1941 : End of the battle of Kiev. The Germans occupy the … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 10th September, 1941 : The combined forces of the Army Group Centre and South … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military | Tagged , | Leave a comment

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 30th August, 1941 : In the northern sector the Germans capture Mga cutting the … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 11th July, 1941 : Fierce air battle over Malta. According to Italian sources four … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, History, Military | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Flight from Reality

 Ludwig von Gress   Who has not heard recently about Ukraine? Seemingly the problem is independence, not as such, but from Russia, for the European Union embrace would prove itself in time equally stifling. It is unrealistic to expect Germany … Continue reading

Posted in Finance and Economics, History, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

november memories / 25

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 25th November, 1928 : Hundreds of supporters of Leon Trotsky have been arrested and exiled in the Soviet Union as Josef Stalin tightens his grip on the country. The moves came after the Trotskyists … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, History | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment