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Tagged With: Red Army

CARS Lost & Found (No. 70)

I have never seen one of those cars on the road, and I doubt very much, that there are more than half a dozen like these in Oldtimer collections or museums. The advertisements of the Brennabor and the Stoewer, both produced in Germany,  I discovered in a German magazine, published in 1910, more than a … Weiterlesen »

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LITERATURE The Book To Look (No. 31)

I tell you: When I finished the last page of this book (p. 887), I knew that I had indeed read the greatest Russian novel of the 20th century (that’s what „Le Monde“ called it). It’s breathtaking, entertaining, horrible, wonderful. Chapter 50 is the key to all major problems of the first half of the … Weiterlesen »

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WAR A Conversation Piece … (No. 25)

No, the Soviet politician Molotov didn’t do it. On the contrary – the Russians were the the first victims! The Fins came up with these bottle-bombs when they were pulled into a war against the Red Army in 1939/40 which they couldn’t win – but almost did against all odds. Because they invented clever guerilla … Weiterlesen »

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