I am half-Scandinavian, and I have no yearning to move back to Norway, although the Vikings did not have the "Promised Land" myths that Jews had. .
Ever since Japan sank the American warship Panay in 1937, no military incident with Japan could have been very surprising to the USA's military. .
A couple of their men had been killed, and they finished digging in and were settling in when they noticed that Mac was still feverishly digging his hole. .19 The second glaringly unnaturalistic element recurrent in these scenes is the beatific composure of the corpse.Germany's a very efficient country, so they've published volumes of documents on what happened to their POWs. .Even with all that, young men do not readily commit violent acts. .The difference between those three camps traditionalists, revisionists, and consensus historians is partly an issue of emphasis. .180 See Eugene Sledge's With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa,.So great and deep is the denial of the American holocaust, I said, that the denyers are not even aware that the claimers or their claim exist. .Manichean missionaries, partly because of their syncretic views, were more successful in their recruiting efforts than their Christian counterparts. .Should not the study of history be about learning from the past, so we are inspired by the noble actions of our ancestors, educated by the less than noble, so we can avoid the pitfalls that our ancestors stumbled into and aspire to attain.
By burning the pagan works (including all the Classical Greek ones Cathar writings, ancient libraries, Aztec and Mayan books and so on, the Church was effective at completely eradicating what it did not approve, and left historians scratching their heads and wondering how much was.
Back in 1931, fascism was the up-and-coming form of government.
One Marine "deftly plucked a pair of hornrimmed glasses as casually as a guest plucking hors d'oeuvre from a tray at a cocktail party." 182 Sledge wondered if the day would ever come when he would become so nonchalant about stripping enemy corpses. .
It stands as one of the most heroic feats from any war.When they first began raising sugar in Brazil, they enslaved the natives to work on their plantations. .London: Walter Scott, 1899.Many ended up at Mauthausen, which was perhaps worse than Auschwitz. .Much Enlightenment theorizing on religion was a breath of fresh air that could not have been published earlier. .Just as the first magnificent treasures arrived from Mesoamerica, which gave a hint of things to come, Charles reached his powers peak, and his hegemony was short-lived. .198 See Eugene Sledge's With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa,.78 His diatribes against Jews were breathtaking. .Charles did not stop the Reformation from happening. .