In 1956 – the USSR was corrupted by Khrushchev’s corruption – and the Revolution lost its essential Marxist-Leninist character! Russia has been dealing with loss ever since the Russian Socialist Revolution of 1917! Today, many ordinary Russians hold right-wing and far-right viewpoints – believing that the West is attempting to corrupt the pure ‘White’ Russian character with ‘multiculturalism’ and ‘homosexuality’! It is perhaps one of the greatest ironies that these ideas of social organisation and tolerance toward ‘difference’ actually originated within the Soviet Union and spread to the West – permanently effecting Western cultural development forever! Our grandfathers and great grandfathers fought in WWI and WWII – and we are very proud of them!
Around three million Czarist Russians were killed and/or wounded (fighting as an Ally of the UK) during WWI between 1914-1917! During 1917 – the Russian
Master Chan Tin Sang (1924-1993) fought in the People’s Militia in Hong Kong! Between 1941-1945, the Hakka Chinese people of the New Territories Area lost
Seaman Arthur Gibson joined the Royal Navy Patrol Service (RNPS) in late 1941, and was soon aboard the Minesweeper – HMS Beaumaris Castle – stationed
As a working-class family with many surnames and ethnic strands, we have been proud of our ancestors who served in the British Armed Forces and
From 2010-2013 I was in written and verbal communication with RNPS Veteran – George Smith (1924-2016) – who entrusted me with his life-story regarding his