1941: Lord Forbes-Sempill – after travelling to Japan in the early 1920s – had become convinced that ‘Imperial’ (fascist) Japan offered a new model through
The ‘Japanese Schindler’ and one Australian family’s tug-of-war with the national archives Translator’s Note: The history of WWII is complicated and complex. Its breadth and
At 16:30 on August 7th – J.V. Stalin and Chief of the General Staff A.I. Antonov – signed Directive of the Supreme Command Headquarters No. 11122
‘Another attack is being made on nationalism from the point of view of international Labour or international Communism. This attack is not only ill-advised but
From 1933 to 1939 – Hitler was very much the darling of the West. He was admired by British royalty and respected by the British middle and upper classes (especially Churchill), as well as courted by US big business (IBM assisted in the holocaust from their New York offices providing the Nazi Germans with a cataloguing system that enabled the efficient murder of millions of innocents).
Author’s Note: I received this short article today (via WeChat) from my colleague Prof, Zhao Yuezhi (who is as famous in the West as she