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Religion And Genocide.

by Daniel Russ on September 27, 2016

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The Battle For Jerusalem   It is telling that religion is a place where often the insane find solace for crimes that could never be justified in any reasonable way. Here we look at a few horrific moments in history and the quotes by clerics, up to their knees in blood, that are unintentionally and […]

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The Danes Resisted The German Occupation, Nonetheless.

by Daniel Russ on November 2, 2013

      Demark was an aberration in the national history of Nazi Germany. It became a client state after a brief and mostly well-planned and bloodless invasion.  German planning put Wehrmacht and commando forces overnight into a dozen places where the Germans could bring the entire country to shutdown. Resistance was light and one […]

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Masada.

May 17, 2013

  When you walk up to Masada, you can see that Israeli tour guides have finally decided to put some railing where there was no railing for 2000 years. The walk up to Masada is daunting. Soldiers fresh out of military training walk up the snake path and are sworn in at the top of […]

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The Riga Massacres.

January 5, 2013

      In the first six months of their occupation of Latvia, the Germans and their collaborators worked to rid the country of the Jews who lived there. There were around 95,000 Jews in Latvia and less than 10,000 survived this pogrom. Encouraged to perpetrate violence upon their Jewish neighbors, the worst and the […]

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Nazis Funded War Effort With Stolen Jewish Money.

July 12, 2012

  “Nearly 120 billion Reich marks – over £12 billion at the time – was plundered from German Jews by laws and looting….The official study commissioned by the ministry examined the years from 1933 to 1945. Hans-Peter Ullmann, a Cologne history professor, said the tax authorities under the Nazis actively worked to “destroy Jews financially” […]

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The Day Ulysses S. Grant Expelled Jews from Paducah, Kentucky.

May 11, 2012

    Jonathan D. Sarna’s book, “When General Grant Expelled the Jews,” is about General Orders No. 11. Argument endures about what Grant meant, how much damage his order inflicted and how significant this act of explicit antisemitism really was. He uses the words use the words “profiteer” and “Jew” interchangeably whilst ordering the expulsion […]

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Dr. Tina Strobos Who Hid More Than 100 Jews From Nazis Passes At 91.

March 4, 2012

  Today would have been my mother’s 88th birthday. In her honor, I post this story about a Dutch hero who foiled the Nazis. Dr. Tina Strobos, a fearless woman who hid more than 100 Jews in a gabled attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam just a few blocks from the hideout where Anne Frank was captured, […]

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