Tag Archives: World War II

“What We Need Is A Great Big Melting Pot”

….”big enough to hold the world and all its got. Keep it stirring for a hundred years or more. Turn out coffee coloured people by the score” Perhaps I am not the only person here who was a 17 year … Continue reading

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Dresden…1945-2015

When is a War Crime NOT a War Crime? “Dresden”…I am not sure what makes it different. As a general rule, the Winners dont commit War Crimes. If Nazi Germany had won the Second World War, there would have been … Continue reading

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How The Irish Saved….Belfast

Ian Parsley, the politician, businessman and linguist who was previously a member of the Alliance Party and the UCNUCFCPF and is now back with Alliance…all since 2009….makes a fair point when he blogs that loyalists and republicans get more out … Continue reading

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“Downfall”….Movie On Hitler’s Last Days In The Bunker

We have all seen movies which tell the story of the last days of Adolf Hitler in his Berlin bunker. RTE recently showed the 2004 movie “Downfall”. I taped it to watch it at my leisure. It is based largely … Continue reading

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