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THE HOLOCAUST OF HAMBURG

The total destruction of the German city of Dresden in February 1944 has never been justified. There are squalid attempts to downplay the numbers of martyred civilians. Over three days of infamy, 1,249 USAAF and RAF bombers removed from the face of the earth a once-great city. The holocaust, to give the inferno its proper term, is falsely claimed to have led to the loss of 22,000 to 25,000 lives.

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RELUCTANT VIRGIN SOLDIERS

World War II veterans welcome the respect that comes with their once having been a member of the armed forces. This is a normal human trait but chances are they were hardly volunteers. Young conscripts, many of them in their teens, were press-ganged into the armed forces. If there was genuine enthusiasm for the war then conscription would be neither necessary nor desirable.

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DEBTOR’S REVENGE THE SURVIVOR’S MANUAL

As the lockdown is removed crisis payments by autocratic regimes will cease. However, the jobs lost will stay lost. As the government grapples with the challenge of an exit strategy from lockdown, many people are anxious about a looming financial cliff edge. What happens when the package of measures to support wages and reduce the burden of household bills comes to an end?

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