Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

“The definitive history of Hitler’s and Stalin’s wars against the civilians of Europe in World War II.” “Americans call the Second World War “The Good War.”But before it even began, America’s wartime ally Josef Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens–and kept killing them during and after the war. Before Hitler was finally defeated,… Read More Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

The disarmament of the German Jews and of Russians After the Revolution

We shouldn’t be hysterical, but we should pay attention to history: “The disarmament of the German Jews started in 1933, initially limited to local areas. A major target was Berlin, where large-scale raids in search for weaponry took place. Starting in 1936, the Gestapo prohibited German police officers from giving firearms licenses to Jews. In November 1938, the Verordnung gegen den Waffenbesitz der Juden prohibited… Read More The disarmament of the German Jews and of Russians After the Revolution