Tag Archives: WW2

WHY DO MEN REALLY GO TO WAR

It is normal for old soldiers to revel in the honour of having ‘fought for our freedom’ but their loss of freedom continues after the wars they fight. An irony of war is that the priority for most military recruits is to escape the injustices of their own regimes rather than any desire to engage with their country’s enemy. Look around you and prove me wrong!

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THE MYTH OF SOVIET INNOVATION

A common perception is that the post-war Soviet Union was ahead of the West in terms of innovation and design of new and upcoming products.  From the moment the German armed forces capitulated (Germany’s legitimate government never did so), the Soviets appeared to leap forward a generation in design and production.

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