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by Stefan
Mon Mar 07, 2005 8:56 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Trigger happy US critics - or worse?
Replies: 63
Views: 10167

Fact is that the same people who are praising the unhampered trade with Hakenkreuze and Holocaust denying pamphlets in America as a proof of freedom and democracy are trying to denounce anyone who dares to criticize the politics of St. Bush the holy warrior as a traitor or Stalinist. Obviously, the ...
by Stefan
Sun Mar 06, 2005 4:55 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Criminality and the German Army
Replies: 54
Views: 10480

If you are suggesting that it would help to make events in Eastern Europe a great deal less murky for Anglo-Saxon and Western European audiences if they had as much access to German and Soviet publications as they have to their own, then I agree entirely. To a certain degree, access has always been...
by Stefan
Sun Mar 06, 2005 4:21 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Trigger happy US cowboys - or worse?
Replies: 48
Views: 9640

I was only quoting Signora Sgrena and the people who accompanied her. She says that there was no checkpoint, that the Americans knew that their car was coming, that a American patrol nevertheless fired 400 bullets at the slow moving vehicle and that she had been warned by her abductors "that there a...
by Stefan
Sat Mar 05, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Executions of Commanders?
Replies: 11
Views: 6050

In my opinion, a much more important question would be why the Mannschaften fought. Generals may start wars, but they don't fight them.
by Stefan
Sat Mar 05, 2005 3:37 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Criminality and the German Army
Replies: 54
Views: 10480

What went on in Eastern Europe is much murkier because it is less well recorded in English-language literature? So do you say that all things that have not been recorded in English language never happened or were of no significance, and that German or Russian records don't even count? What an arrog...
by Stefan
Sat Mar 05, 2005 3:30 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Trigger happy US cowboys - or worse?
Replies: 48
Views: 9640

Trigger happy US cowboys - or worse?

The outrageous shooting of freed Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena and several of her liberators by US forces has put a severe strain on US-Italian relations as the angry Italian public demands an explantaion both by the regime of George W. Butcher and his loyal ally, sleazy media tycoon and right-win...
by Stefan
Tue Mar 01, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Executions of Commanders?
Replies: 11
Views: 6050

The following 18 Generals are listed as executed by German authorities in the currently available volumes of Deutschlands Admirale und Generale (Kriegsmarine complete, Luftwaffe complete, Heer A-L, Polizei and Waffen-SS A-G): 01.07.1934 Generalmajor Ferdinand von Bredow 20.07.1944 Generaloberst Ludw...
by Stefan
Tue Mar 01, 2005 3:50 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: 13 February 1945
Replies: 122
Views: 23810

Well, as for my part, I don't like the thought that we now for the first time in 60 years have war criminals on our soil. Why are the trials in Osnabrück and not in Britain? Because Tony Bliar wants to minimize public attention?
by Stefan
Thu Feb 24, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Mainz divided over Bush visit
Replies: 66
Views: 10980

Strange sights in Germany Time to leave Belgium and all the good friends we have made in our two days in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, sorry that should read country. I have to report that not all in the White House press corps appreciated the nation's cuisine of which Belgians are (justly) very proud. F...
by Stefan
Thu Feb 24, 2005 8:55 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Brit Royalty in nazi uniform shock horror!
Replies: 35
Views: 6724

I hear that Britain has voted against a ban of Nazi symbols in the European Comission. Now I wonder who is behind this - the Royal family (because they want Harry to wear an outfit of his choice) or Rupert Goebbels-Murdoch (because he needs Hakenkreuze in The Sun whenever an English football team pl...
by Stefan
Mon Feb 21, 2005 1:19 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: 13 February 1945
Replies: 122
Views: 23810

If they chose not to deploy a significant number of them to defend Dresden's 120+ factories employed by the army's Waffen-Amt, the ±20 army depots in the city or the vital railway junction, that is their responsibility. Well, could you please explain why none of all these installations was hit by a...
by Stefan
Mon Feb 21, 2005 1:09 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Spain rebuffs Euro Constitution!
Replies: 15
Views: 4472

Wasn't it your funny country where a MP can be elected by a majority of one vote and all votes for the other candidates go straight into the waste bin, leaving up to 49% of the voters totally unrepresented in parliament? You Brits are surely the right people to tell others about "informed democracy"!
by Stefan
Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:10 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: German Soldiers
Replies: 91
Views: 16495

Pre-emptive war is good if you're a German, but if you're American ...
What pre-emptive war? I did never claim that WW1 was a pre-emptive war, and of course the Iraq war was even much less so.
by Stefan
Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:56 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: 13 February 1945
Replies: 122
Views: 23810

I'm trying to feed my 6 month old lad whilst typing this.
Breast feeding? :D
by Stefan
Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:21 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: German Soldiers
Replies: 91
Views: 16495

Germans really did execute some 6,000 French and Belgian civilians in 1914. Those victims were executed not as civilians, but as Franctireurs (that is: partisans), a practice sanctioned by the Haager Landkriegsordnung of 1907. Whether the majority of the victims actually were partisans and whether ...