Symphony of destruction.

People who know me, know I am a big Heavy Metal fan ,and one of my favourite tracks is called Symphony of Destruction by Megadeth.But this blog is about a different Symphony, a Symphony which was composed and first performed amidst great destruction. The piece of music is commonly known as the Leningrad Symphony, ItContinue reading “Symphony of destruction.”

Michael Kitzelmann, his conscience got the better of him.

It would be absurd to say that every German soldier was bad. There were some who saw what was happening and protested against it and paid the ultimate price for it. Michael Kitzelmann had been a loyal soldier of the Wehrmacht. He was company commander at the age of  24,  and was awarded the IronContinue reading “Michael Kitzelmann, his conscience got the better of him.”

Happy Birthday Mr Stalin

Don’t worry this is not a blog honouring Joseph Stalin, it is however looking at the relations between Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin on Stalin’s 60th and 61st birthsay. On December 18 1939 Joseph Stalin received 2 telegrams from the Nazi leadership for his 60th Birthday, One from Hitler another on from Joachim von Ribbentrop,Continue reading “Happy Birthday Mr Stalin”

The Jäger Report- The mathematics of evil

5 Months=137,346 deaths, that is the disturbing mathematical equation that could be made from the Jäger report. Not human beings, just numbers on a spreadsheet created by a man who claimed “I was always a person with a heightened sense of duty” The so-called Jäger Report (full title: Complete tabulation of executions carried out in the Einsatzkommando 3 zoneContinue reading “The Jäger Report- The mathematics of evil”