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The Women Who Saved Stalingrad
Post Date: 2020-09-27 15:10:18 by BTP Holdings
The unknown story of the 1077th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, whose female gunners made an extraordinary land stand on the first day of the Battle of Stalingrad, 1942. Happy 'International Women's Day'! Visit my new audio book channel 'War Stories with Mark Felton': youtu.be/xszsAzbHcPE

Ernst Röhm, The Highest-Ranking Gay Nazi
Post Date: 2020-09-27 09:29:35 by BTP Holdings
Ernst Röhm, The Highest-Ranking Gay Nazi Ernst Röhm, the highest-ranking gay Nazi, presents an interesting study in the construction and containment of masculinity by the right. Nazis Kurt Daluege, Heinrich Himmler, Ernst Röhm in 1933 via Wikimedia Commons/Bundesarchiv By: Matthew Wills March 27, 2017 A man in make-up and pearls condemning transgender people may seem counterintuitive, but Milo Yiannopoulos is hardly the first gay reactionary. The case of Ernst Röhm, the highest-ranking gay Nazi, presents an interesting study in the construction and containment of masculinity by the right. Röhm was Hitler’s right-hand man as head of the Sturmabteilung ...

Third Atomic Bomb Attack - Japan 1945
Post Date: 2020-09-25 04:26:46 by BTP Holdings
If Japan did not surrender on 15 August 1945, a third atomic bombing was planned. In this programme we examine how Japan's surrender was a complicated and difficult process involving a military coup and how America was reluctantly faced with potentially using the third bomb - but which city was to be targeted? And would it have ended the war?

American SS Renegades - The George Washington Legion
Post Date: 2020-09-24 19:17:34 by BTP Holdings
Discover the true story behind 'The George Washington Legion', the purported American SS unit, and the incredible story of one American officer's defection to the Germans during World War II.

Occupying Japan 1945 - The First Uncertain Days of Peace
Post Date: 2020-09-24 18:53:09 by BTP Holdings
The occupation of Japan in August 1945 was not simple or easy. US forces moved quickly to occupy Tokyo and important military and naval facilities after Emperor Hirohito capitulated, but the forces were tiny compared to the huge challenges that they faced. Poster Comment:Germany gave Japan the plans for the Me-262 jet fighter. Japan was working on it in a cave in the mountains where it was safe from U.S. bombings. The cave was discovered by U.S. forces after the occupation had commenced.

California Gold Rush
Post Date: 2020-09-23 17:49:29 by BTP Holdings
California Gold Rush HISTORY.COM EDITORS UPDATED: MAR 30, 2020 ORIGINAL: APR 6, 2010 Discovery at Sutter’s Mill Effects of the California Gold Rush: Gold Fever The California Gold Rush was sparked by the discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 and was arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during the first half of the 19th century. As news spread of the discovery, thousands of prospective gold miners traveled by sea or over land to San Francisco and the surrounding area; by the end of 1849, the non- native population of the California territory was some 100,000 (compared with the pre-1848 figure of less than 1,000). A total ...

Hans-Ulrich Rudel - The Surrender of Germany's Most Decorated Ace 1945
Post Date: 2020-09-19 16:07:53 by BTP Holdings
The extraordinary story of the surrender of top ace Hans-Ulrich Rudel and his remaining pilots on VE-Day 1945. Special thanks to Frederick at www.filmhauer.net for access to footage. Also visit www.facebook.com/Filmhaue r/ Dr. Mark Felton is a well-known British historian, the author of 22 non-fiction books, including bestsellers 'Zero Night' and 'Castle of the Eagles', both currently being developed into movies in Hollywood. He has written extensively on Japanese war crimes, POW camps, Nazi war criminals, the Holocaust, famous escapes, Hitler and other Nazi leaders. In addition to writing, Mark also appears regularly in television documentaries around the world, ...

FLASHBACK: Johnny Carson Rips Joe Biden for ‘Plagiarism’ 33 YEARS AGO on the ‘Tonight Show’
Post Date: 2020-09-18 18:58:39 by Bill D Berger
Unearthed footage went viral on social media this week showing legendary comedian Johnny Carson poking fun at Joe Biden’s multiple accusations of plagiarism back in 1987; blasting his speech that was “too familiar” from one delivered by a British politician. “On the political scene, one of the Democratic candidates, a Senator Joseph Biden – have you seen the problem he’s been having?” Carson asked his audience at the start of the “Tonight Show” one evening. “And then the press got on him. And then he was charged also with taking part of Bobby Kennedy’s speeches. “And Biden says, not to worry. He reassured his staff, he ...

The Last German WWII Attack - Operation Potsdam 1945
Post Date: 2020-09-11 09:55:57 by BTP Holdings
In late April 1945, the German 12th Army launched a daring attack at the Soviet forces encircling Berlin in an attempt to create an escape route west for trapped soldiers and civilians. It was the last full- scale German offensive of WWII.

Britain's Battle of the Bulge - A Christmas Special
Post Date: 2020-09-11 09:20:04 by BTP Holdings
The almost unknown story of British contributions to the famous Battle of the Bulge in 1944-45. Merry Christmas!

The Bin Ladens and the Bushes: On 9/11 George Herbert W. Bush Meets Osama’s Brother Shafiq bin Laden
Post Date: 2020-09-09 21:46:07 by Bill D Berger
This article was first published on March 31, 2017. An earlier version was published in 2015 Lest we forget, one day before the 9/11 attacks [as well as on the morning of 9/11, the dad of the sitting President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush was meeting none other than Shafiq bin Laden, the brother of the alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden. It was a routine business meeting on September 10-11, no conflict of interest, no relationship to the 9/11 attacks which allegedly were carried out on the orders of Shafiq’s brother Osama, no FBI investigation into the links between the Bush and bin Laden families. What is presented below is a factual account. ...

Post Date: 2020-09-09 19:32:58 by BTP Holdings
Secession HISTORY.COM EDITORS UPDATED: JUN 7, 2019 ORIGINAL: NOV 13, 2009 Secession, as it applies to the outbreak of the American Civil War, comprises the series of events that began on December 20, 1860, and extended through June 8 of the next year when eleven states in the Lower and Upper South severed their ties with the Union. The first seven seceding states of the Lower South set up a provisional government at Montgomery, Alabama. After hostilities began at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on April 12, 1861, the border states of Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina joined the new government, which then moved its capital to Richmond, Virginia. The Union was thus divided ...

The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
Post Date: 2020-09-09 18:26:13 by BTP Holdings
The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga UPDATED: MAY 20, 2020 ORIGINAL: MAR 8, 2010 HISTORY.COM EDITORS Located on Lake Champlain in northeastern New York, Fort Ticonderoga served as a key point of access to both Canada and the Hudson River Valley during the French and Indian War. On May 10, 1775, Benedict Arnold joined Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont in a dawn attack on the fort, surprising and capturing the sleeping British garrison. Although it was a small-scale conflict, the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga was the first American victory of the Revolutionary War, and would give the Continental Army much-needed artillery to be used in future battles. Background of Fort ...

Shock facts and figures! Destroyed Towns in the US -- exploded, drowned etc (YT)
Post Date: 2020-09-09 12:30:26 by NeoconsNailed
Wildfire, floods, hurricanes, volcano, etc. all have the potential to destroy a town or city. Today's video is about towns in the United States that at some point were destroyed. Some were rebuilt and some have been long forgotten. Let me know which one you found the most interesting in the comment section below. Click for Full Text!Poster Comment:My title mostly refers to the 1947 Texas City TX explosion of a ship full of ammonium nitrate -- starts in the 3rd minute, one of the most astounding, ghastly things I've ever heard this side of the iron curtain. Speaking of which, here's the Iron Curtain for those who missed it before ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ea-mphnYh-4

Ronald Reagan Weighs in Black Lives Matter Riots
Post Date: 2020-09-09 05:15:18 by Bill D Berger
While Republicans act invisible and Democrats support the rioters, Ronald Reagan provides his characteristic leadership and clarity on the Black Lives Matter issue: Tragically, even if we could find another Ronald Reagan, he would no longer be electable. On a tip from Dragon’s Lair. Poster Comment:As governor of California, Ronald Reagan had to deal with rioting at UC-Berkeley. He sure didn’t tell police to stand down, like officials have for recent protests of conservative speakers: The day in May 1969 when the university attempted to erect a fence around the plot of land is called “Bloody Thursday.” A rally called to protest the action drew thousands and soon turned ...

“Our Worst Mission” WW2 Bomber Gunner | Memoirs Of WWII #24
Post Date: 2020-09-07 19:37:49 by BTP Holdings
B-17 gunner Leon Waldman recounts several of his fifty bombing missions over German-patrolled skies, including one so dangerous that his survival left him with the feeling of being reborn. Poster Comment:Leon is lucky he has vivid memories.

What Did Cicero Mean by the Sword of Damocles? A Roman Moral Philosophy on How to Be Happy
Post Date: 2020-09-07 19:21:43 by BTP Holdings
What Did Cicero Mean by the Sword of Damocles? A Roman Moral Philosophy on How to Be Happy Cicero "Cicero discovering tomb of Archimedes," by Paul Barbotti (1853). De Agostini Picture Library / Getty Images By K. Kris Hirst Updated April 12, 2018 The "sword of Damocles" is a modern expression, which to us means a sense of impending doom, the feeling that there is some catastrophic threat looming over you. That's not exactly its original meaning, however. The expression comes to us from the writings of the Roman politician, orator, and philosopher Cicero (106-43 BC). Cicero's point was that death looms over each of us, and we ought to try to be happy in ...

The Buried Battleship!
Post Date: 2020-09-05 15:21:05 by BTP Holdings
Discover the truly extraordinary story of the forgotten German pocket battleship that today lies buried under a car park and grass in Kiel.

Hitler's Scandinavia WW2 | TIK History Q&A 16
Post Date: 2020-09-05 08:30:39 by BTP Holdings
Hitler believed that Scandinavia was a decisive front, which is why he invested troops there. Churchill also thought it was decisive, which is why he launched Operation Sickle. Why was Scandinavia so important? Let's find out.

Atlantis and the Ten Tribes
Post Date: 2020-09-05 05:14:33 by noone222
Poster Comment:Once upon a time I believed most of the bullshit that I was instructed to learn and believe. Then it became obvious that I had been willingly gullible and had trusted teachers that were just as gullible.The author of this video has many of them on youtube. Watch a couple and maybe you'll find them interesting too.

Last Stand at the Leipzig Monument 1945
Post Date: 2020-09-04 19:21:33 by BTP Holdings
During the US battle to capture the city of Leipzig in mid-April 1945, diehard German troops made a last stand in an extraordinary building. Find out the full story of the last stand at the Monument to the Battle of the Nations.

Eureka insights on ancient civlization(s)! YT
Post Date: 2020-09-03 19:36:13 by NeoconsNailed
Lost Ancient Super Civilizations Currently Play-listing our best content on the secondary channel With new episodes on the Main coming soon;, Thanks for understanding guy's, I hope you're all safe & Enjoy - MH. Thank-You For Your Continued Support In Regard To Our Fight Against Academic Fallacies: If You Would Like To Support The Channel You Can Via The Following Avenues; Thank You, Join Us On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MysteryHis Click for Full Text!Poster Comment:Finally some fresh, serious findings and views -- diffusionism solved. He ties in (DON'T laugh) Atlantis with Aztlan and even Atlas. Those weird walls where rocks have been perfectly fitted together, ...

The Brits Who Stormed Omaha Beach, D-Day 1944
Post Date: 2020-09-03 19:01:12 by BTP Holdings
The unknown story of the British unit that joined the Americans in storming Omaha Beach on D-Day, 6 June 1944 Many thanks to subscriber 'yeoldebiggetee' for suggesting this fantastic topic.

The V-2 Missile Heist
Post Date: 2020-09-03 15:37:30 by BTP Holdings
Poster Comment:During Operation Paperclip, the U.S. brought Robert Oppenheimer and other rocket scientists to the U.S. This is how the U.S. space program was developed.

Wounded Tiger Tanks vs. US Halftracks
Post Date: 2020-09-02 20:12:56 by BTP Holdings
Find out the incredible true story of how US Halftracks captured 3 fearsome but wounded German Tiger tanks during the Battle of France in 1944.

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