War Crimes

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  HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION of the MISSISSIPPI in the FIELD Atlanta, Georgia, James M. Calhoun, Mayor, E.E. Rawson and S.C. Wells, representing City Council of Atlanta.   Gentleman: I have your letter of the 11th, in the nature of a petition to revoke my orders removing all the inhabitants from Atlanta. I have read it […]

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  Famous U.S. Army Air Forces, Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, was asked after Nagasaki by a New York Times reporter whether the atomic bomb caused Japan to surrender, Arnold said: “The Japanese position was hopeless even before the first atomic bomb fell, because the Japanese had lost control of their own air.” In his memoirs […]

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Admiral William D. Leahy Thought The Atomic Bomb Was Unnecessary.

February 24, 2017

  Admiral William D. Leahy, the President’s Chief of Staff of both the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Combined U.S.-U.K. Chiefs of Staff said:   “The use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender. […]

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Everything That Could Go Wrong, Did Go Wrong. The Raid On Nagasaki Was A Near Disaster For Us.

January 5, 2017
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The actual bomb: Fat Man One would have thought that after the meticulous and monumental job of creating an atomic weapon in just a few years would be shadowed by the same meticulous planning in delivery. For the most part, World War II was decided by the armies that could best organizer and maintain supply […]

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The Gas Vans.

September 1, 2016
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  Imagine it’s 1940 and in your little Byelorussian town a Nazi regiment shows up. Among the vehicles are a couple of vans. Jews or mentally retarded citizens, Roma, chronically ill folks in hospitals, and criminals are then rounded up, stripped naked and piled into the vans and the doors are locked. The driver starts […]

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A Reminder From Rod Serling.

August 15, 2016

  “All the Dachaus must remain standing. The Dachaus, the Belsens, the Buchenwalds, the Auschwitzes – all of them. They must remain standing because they are a monument to a moment in time when some men decided to turn the Earth into a graveyard. Into it they shoveled all of their reason, their logic, their […]

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Dresden Was A Shameful Part Of History.

July 29, 2016
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  On February 13th, 1945, the first wave of three nights of bombing raids dropped incendiaries on the bedroom town of Dresden, Germany. During that night and the next two nights 1300 RAF and USAAF planes dropped what amounted to almost 4000 tons of ordinance. The death rate was a guess. The sorts of census […]

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Eisenhower’s Death Camps?

July 1, 2016
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  This all happened in 1945.   Supposedly.   History is more than just remembering the past. History is a revealing venture, because as human beings we obfuscate our histories when they lack luster or morality.   I just finished the book Other Losses, The Shocking Truth Behind The Deaths Of Disarmed German Soldier Under […]

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Why Did The CIA Destroy The Interrogation Tapes?

June 24, 2015
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David Pescovitz From BoingBoing Writes:     “I was told, if those videotapes had ever been seen, the reaction around the world would not have been survivable,” Jane Mayer, investigative journalist for The New Yorker, says on the new FRONTLINE documentary Secrets, Politics and Torture. Save Related Posts:Forget Iraq. We Should Have Gone After North […]

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Torture Expert on Torture’s Effectiveness.

May 6, 2015

Donald Canestraro “The CIA’s torture program was even more ruthless than we were led to believe,” explained veteran DEA interrogator Donald Canestraro after the Senate’s report was released. “Waterboarding, beatings violent enough to break bones, assault, mock executions, electric shocks to sensitive areas. … It didn’t prevent any attacks and or gain information that couldn’t […]

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Over 150 Bosnian War Criminals Face Deportation.

April 20, 2015

  When Marshall Tito, the Prime Minister of Yugoslavia, died, it left a power vacuum to be filled with warring factions that once were represented by a single flag. Serbians, Bosnian Muslims, Bosnian Serbs, and Croatians all ignited combat in a civil war that was low level and extremely bloody simultaneously. Strongmen like Tito and […]

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Whitney Plantation

March 29, 2015
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Whitney Plantation The Jail    The Whitney was built outside the gaze of the press and marketers. It opened last year on Pearl Harbor Day and its first group of visitors were mostly Black scholars. The Plantation reprises the archjitecture and design ethods of the slave holder’s homes in antebellum South. White shutters, Roman Portico […]

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George Washington On Torture.

January 8, 2015

 “Should any American soldier be so base and infamous as to injure any prisoner. . . I do most earnestly enjoin you to bring him to such severe and exemplary punishment as the enormity of the crime may require. Should it extend to death itself, it will not be disproportional to its guilt at such […]

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Nuremberg Photo Annotated With Perpetrator And Sentence. Click To Enlarge.

October 22, 2014

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La Binz.

September 22, 2014

    They called her La Binz. Dorothea Binz (March 16, 1920 – May 2, 1947) was the SS supervisor for the women’s encampment at Ravensbrück Concentration camp. In 1939, she began working there as a maid and in the kitchen. She especially liked to supervise the torture and execution of prisoners she chose at […]

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Forget Iraq. We Should Have Gone After North Korea.

April 14, 2014

While the media was bemoaning everyone’s discovery that our old friend Saddam Hussein was torturing people, we chose to ignore the horrific torture that goes on in North Korea. People are put in the worst possible conditions to suffer endlessly. I cannot write commentary to these drawings. Only let them speak for themselves.     […]

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90 Year Old Concentration Camp Guard To Stand Trial.

March 23, 2014

      Gisela S. is her nom de prison.  In the camp, her name was Demming. She is 90. And in her youth she was a vicious Nazi guard at Auschwitz-Birkenau who beat prisoners, or made them stand in a crammed cell for days or until death for minor infractions. This die hard supporter […]

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Tortured Arguments.

March 10, 2014

  USS San Antonio. LPD Ship That The US Uses To Hide And Torture Suspects. .   .Why would a country that calls itself a standard bearer for human rights fail to sign an International human rights treaty? In 1995, Conrad Harper, the Clinton administration’s top State Department lawyer, said American officials, he said, had […]

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My Mother Becomes A US Citizen.

February 20, 2014

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After World War II, The First Thing European Governments Did Was Seek Revenge.

January 30, 2014
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      There was widespread violence visited upon ethnic Germans and even German speaking Europeans immediately after the Second World War. We have written about the systematic rape and brutalization of German women by Russian soldiers who came to occupy Germany. But the violent paroxysm that was World War II did not end in […]

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