The ‘official’ date for the ‘Liberation’ of Majdanek is August 11th, 1944 – although the Soviet Red Army discovered the place as early as July
Part of the problem with interpreting Soviet history properly, is that nowadays there are Russian academics who accept the US Cold War disinformation as ‘fact’ and do not question it. These types of people are like ‘enemies within’, which teach false history and perpetuate anti-Soviet and anti-Russian lies.
As a consequence, capitalists, taking exception to this interpretation of their greed-driven ideology, instead set-about generating the ahistorical myth that Soviet Communism was a ‘regression’ into some primordial swamp of totalitarian existence. What better way to express this, than have a half-man – half-monkey swinging through the trees and purportedly ‘sharing’ his nuts!
Alexander Werth (1901-1969) was a British journalist of Russian birth. His family fled Russia in 1917, following the October Revolution, and settled in England. As