Eisenhower

Eisenhower’s Death Camps?

by Daniel Russ on 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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Ike’s Headaches.

by Daniel Russ on May 8, 2016

Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton Today, British General Bernard Montgomery might be classified as ADD, or what one might call a highly functioning person with Asperger’s Syndrome. I have myself quipped that I have never seen anything worth a shit that wasn’t attached to a healthy ego. However his difficulties in developing collaborative relationships were famously arduous […]

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The Allied Breakout At St. Lo Was A Major Combat Victory For Omar Bradley.

October 30, 2012
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  July 24, 1944; it has been seven weeks since the Allies opened a second front against the Third Reich in the daring invasion known as D Day. The Germans however had recovered from the initial shock and were able to cobble together an almost impervious defensive battlefield. The verdant rolling hills of Normandy were […]

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Fighting On Two Fronts, The Wehrmacht Knew The Writing Was On The Wall.

June 8, 2011

By the end of 1942, Hitler commanded an Empire that stretched East to West from the Pyrenees to the Ural Mountains. In two years time Germany was on the verge of defeat. Eisenhower realized that Germany was terribly attenuated and a second front in Normandy had put the Wehrmacht in jeopardy.  All Hitler’s available troops […]

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Military Anecdote Of The Day

August 28, 2009

Before embarking on a political career, Dwight Eisenhower was courted by both major parties. Shortly before his first run for President he was asked whether he was a Republican or a Democrat. His reply was perfectly presidential: “I,” he said, “am an American.” Sources: Ambrose, Stephen E. Eisenhower: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890–1952 […]

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