Tag Archives: USSR

Mark Collins – The Wehrmacht, the Eastern Front, Hitler and the General Staff

31 Aug

Two books by WW II German officers that are well worth the read: 1) A German General on the Eastern Front: The Letters and Diaries of Gotthard Heinrici 1941-1942 Gritty, gruesome and the best thing…

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Mark Collins – “Sowing the Wind: The First Soviet-German Military Pact and the Origins of World War II”

7 Jun

A piece at War on the Rocks reminds us of a little-remembered but important aspect of post-World War I history (with a recent twist at the end of the post): …. While Soviet-German military co…

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Mark Collins – Stalin the Pole-Slayer…Murderer Actually

4 Apr

The mass killings began on this day, April 4, 1940–excerpts from an excellent CIA historical piece (note the use of captured Luftwaffe aerial reconnaissance photos): The Katyn Controversy: St…

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Mark Collins – A Great Magazine, or, Encountering the CIA

17 Jan

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Mark Collins – Stalin’s Willing Executioners

13 Nov

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Mark Collins – Bad Vlad’s Real Balls–and a German in New Delhi

9 Nov

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