We hear a great deal from politicians these days about the growing dangers of Fascism, or even just Socialism. Political leaders throw the terms about as if the two were the same. Democratic Socialism is practiced successfully today by nearly every European Union country. But what about Fascism? It got its start a decade BEFORE Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, under Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
HOW ON EARTH could an intelligent, civilized, 20th century country have demonized an entire religion to the point of justifying deportation, genocide and the Holocaust?
On 28 June 1914, Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his beloved wife, Sophie were visiting the picturesque city of Sarajevo.
In May 1939, just before World War II started, 937 anxious Jewish refugees fled Nazi Germany aboard an ocean liner named the SS St Louis.
In May 1939, 937 anxious Jewish refugees fled the horrors of Nazi Germany, aboard an ocean liner named the SS St. Louis. Most were German citizens, with Jews from other countries like Poland and Austria. The passengers planned to reach Cuba first, then ultimately seek sanctuary the United States. They would tragically never make it.Continue reading “Podcast: The Tragic Fate of the SS St. Louis’ Jewish Refugees”
Most know of the Jewish Holocaust, committed by Nazi Germany during World War II. But many are oblivious to Armenian Genocide, the 1st modern atrocity of the 20th century. It occurred 30 years earlier during World War I. In 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire began the systemic expulsion and extermination of Armenian Christians livingContinue reading “The Forgotten Holocaust – The Tragic Armenian Genocide”
The horrors that man is capable of unleashing upon his enemy during warfare reached its pinnacle during World War I, when BOTH slides liberally used Poison Gas against each other.