The Butchers and the Minching Machines.

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Who was guilty, of allowing all these millions of soldiers, over the last century, to be killed or maimed?

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Part 1

Submitted: March 29, 2017

Empires are made by invasion, which normally coincides, with a fair bit of slaughter, of the local population, almost immediately, this i... Read Chapter

Part 2.

Submitted: March 29, 2017

Before the Second World War, the Dutch Govern-ments for over fifty years, had spent hardly any money on defence, they spent only somethin... Read Chapter

Part 3.

Submitted: March 29, 2017

In France, the main French armies, consisted of conscripts, many young officers prior to World War I, grabbed the opportunity to serve in... Read Chapter

Part 4.

Submitted: March 29, 2017

Pershing’s first attack was at St Michael, where he eliminated a large German concentra- tion of troops, and few days later he moved 60... Read Chapter

WWI The Reasons.

Submitted: March 30, 2017

 WORLD WAR I PROBABLY THE WORST Mincing Machine. A lot of good men, had to pay with their lives ,for other people’s compla... Read Chapter

WWI the Mincing Machine Part 1.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

The tension in the main European Countries, now started to rise to a fever pitch. On July the 31st 1914, Russia announced, that they we... Read Chapter

WWI The mincing machine part 2.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

Many of the countries, had corrupt bureaucrats, and selfish Aristocrats, (especially the English High Command), who had no idea about the... Read Chapter

Butcher Haking.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

On the 26th September 1915, two divisions of the so-called British New Army’s volunteers, the 21st and 24th Divisions, where thrown int... Read Chapter

Tailored Donkeys.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

The Germans had many problems also, forgetting the losses on the Western Front, they also had large losses of men power, on the Eastern F... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 31, 2017

VERDUN: ‘What was the mentality’, of so many of the so-called Generals and their staff’s: For instance the Chief of the German St... Read Chapter

The Somme.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

The follow up, called, ‘The battle of the Somme’, or as it should be called, ‘the slaughter at the Somme’, was horiffic!   ... Read Chapter

Sir Hubert Gough, and Sir William Birdwood.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

General Sir Douglas Haig, and General Henry Rawlingson, have been criticised ever since, for allowing the Somme's useless sacrifice in hu... Read Chapter

General Officer, was a dirty word.

Submitted: March 31, 2017

The Austro-Hungarian Army put 5.051.000 troops in the field and lost 41.9% of them in 1914/15 period. 242.000 killed, 1.379.000 wounded 4... Read Chapter

Russia via Germany.

Submitted: April 01, 2017

The Commanders facing each other on the German /Russian border, after The German Commander of the 8th Army, General Maximilian Wilhelm Gu... Read Chapter

Russia via Austria/Hungarian.

Submitted: April 01, 2017

Battle of LEMBERG, the first clash in GALICIA , almost at the same time: A battle between 950,000 Austrians, and some 1,200,000 strong Ru... Read Chapter

Field Marshal, Sir Douglas Haig:

Submitted: April 01, 2017

Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, later Earl Haig of Bemersyde 1861-1928, took command of the British Armies, on the Western Front from Gen... Read Chapter

ANZAC'S on the Western Front.

Submitted: April 01, 2017

The first ANZAC Corps, was 'unfortunate' to serve under the bullish General, ‘Gough’ 5th Army, the second ANZAC Corps was far better ... Read Chapter

Italy in WWI.

Submitted: April 01, 2017

CAPORETTO: the biggest Italian Catastrophe, 24th October 1917 until the 12th of November 1917, The line of the river Isonzo, was crushed ... Read Chapter

The Western Front.

Submitted: April 02, 2017

Casualties on the Western front from March- July 1918. The Majority of the British casualties were in March, reducing in April down to Ma... Read Chapter

The Americans enter the Fray.

Submitted: April 02, 2017

These forty days of bloody fighting however, had cost the Germans far too much time, as by now the USA, was started to pour well equipped... Read Chapter

The Portugeese Troops Overwhelmed.

Submitted: April 02, 2017

The Allies called Michael, in different phases, depending where the battle was fought, as Lundendorff attacked at different places quickl... Read Chapter

The Western Front 1918.

Submitted: April 02, 2017

In January 1918, Germany had 170 Divisions, on the Western front, some 3,000,000 men, half of them Infantry, rifle combat troops, they al... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 02, 2017

We cannot finish this part, without mentioning, ”GALLIPOLI”, the most disastrous campaign of 1915, one of Churchill’s follies. ... Read Chapter

The Final of WWI.

Submitted: April 02, 2017

Italian/Austrian Front: In the late spring of 1918, on June the 15t, after almost 4 years of war, of heavy fighting and enormous losses, ... Read Chapter

Not realy defeated.

Submitted: April 03, 2017

Wars since the eighteen hundreds, are nearly always started by Politicians, Kings, Kaisers, Tsars etc., in other words people who run cou... Read Chapter

The Start of WWII.

Submitted: April 03, 2017

Another thing is, that at the start of the Second World War, the Germans had far less tanks, than Britain and France, who had some 3500 t... Read Chapter

The First Battles.

Submitted: April 03, 2017

The first battle fought, between the French and the Germans, was at a small Belgium place, called Hannut, (something that is very minimal... Read Chapter

Lebensraum Dreams.

Submitted: April 03, 2017

In 1934, in the mind of Hitler, and several of his advisers, the SA, his creation, was becoming too strong, and he believed, that this or... Read Chapter

WWII, Facing each other in the West.

Submitted: April 03, 2017

At the start of WWII, The German Army in the West after Poland had been over-run, consisted off: 117 Infantry Divisions, many of them, ... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 03, 2017

The break-through of WWII, occurred almost immediately in the Ardennes, in 11 days the Panzers had moved, from Luxemburg to as far as the... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 03, 2017

In the first three weeks of Barbarossa, ‘the German blitzkrieg against Russia’, Russia lost 28 Soviet divisions totally, and had loss... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 04, 2017

Stalingrad all together, that is the attack against, and the defence, after the encirclement, at Stalingrad cost is believed to have cost... Read Chapter

Stalingrad continues.

Submitted: April 04, 2017

General Gustav Anton von Wietersheim, (11-2-1884 – 25-4-1974), was worried, that the corridor shoulders, held by the Germans to Staling... Read Chapter

German and British Tank Production.

Submitted: April 04, 2017

After the debacle of Stalingrad, the German Panzer Force, was at its lowest, the quality of the panzers, had also dissipated, due to this... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 04, 2017

The conquest of NORWAY and DENMARK: The  main Norwegian newspaper, had previously, in the mid 1930’s declared, that military def... Read Chapter

The Battle of KIEV.

Submitted: April 04, 2017

In 12 days, at Vyazma, in October 1941, the Russians lost 150,000 dead, most of them badly trained, or not trained at all, from the 18th,... Read Chapter

Murder on a large scale.

Submitted: April 04, 2017

Hitler had made an unshakable decision, to raise both Moscow and Leningrad to the ground, this would completely relieve the German army, ... Read Chapter

Questions, WHY?

Submitted: April 04, 2017

The Russian army ‘returned’ on the 3rd of November 1943, when the attack by them, on Kiev began, and by the 6th of November 1943 Kiev... Read Chapter

How to loose Troops.

Submitted: April 04, 2017

The Divisions of Germany, Russia, Great Britain and America, each had a paper strength, off for instance: A German rifle division, at t... Read Chapter

GAZALA and Tobruk, a defeat in 1942.

Submitted: April 04, 2017

Rommel attacked on May 26 1942, at one stage it looked, due to his supplies, that he had miscalculated, he was very short on fuel and wat... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 05, 2017

6 hours of agony, created by stupidity, followed by 3 yearsof internment, for the ones that came out alive, and where taken prisoner. Thi... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 05, 2017

Operation Citadel, which lasted from July 5 to July 23, 1943, however most of it petered out, on the 17th July, Erich von Manstein begged... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 05, 2017

The Germans, scraped some 2,000 planes together, for the Dneipr battle, which was going to be the next battle, however this, plus most ot... Read Chapter

Back to the Desert Figting.

Submitted: April 05, 2017

The attack on Yugoslavia, was not expected this early, most people thought that an attack would come, but they thought in civilized ways,... Read Chapter

El Alamein.

Submitted: April 06, 2017

15 Minutes of intense British shell fire, by well o’clock that evening. The Germans under General Stumme, (Rommel was in Germany on t... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 06, 2017

This was amazing, that an operation like this, could be done so swiftly, after the Pearl Harbour attack, this was made possible, by the&n... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 06, 2017

Lebensraum, with German speaking peoples, the countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia plus also, large parts of Poland, and after s... Read Chapter

Prelude to D.Day

Submitted: April 06, 2017

In late 1943, the Allied commander, the Germans most feared, was the swaggering General George Patton, who was not included, in the origi... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 06, 2017

The landing beaches were as follows: Utah Beach:  The US 4th Infantry Division. Omaha Beach: The US 1st Infantry Division. Gol... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 06, 2017

It appears, that General Patton, sometimes in his private conversations, with some of his staff, referred to Montgomery as, “that tired... Read Chapter

Battle of the Bulge:

Submitted: April 07, 2017

The so-called battle of the Bulge, which was, that created Germany, to be placed on total war footing. The battle of the Bulge, was a goo... Read Chapter

Questions and 'Some' Answers.

Submitted: April 07, 2017

The attack against Russia, “Barbarossa”, was partly due, to Hitler being worried, about the really quick re-armament, happening in Am... Read Chapter

German Atrocities.

Submitted: April 07, 2017

Here are just a few, of the Atrocities the Germans committed during WWII. In 1940, the German onslaught, brought misery and panic, the ... Read Chapter

WWII Final.

Submitted: April 07, 2017

American Industry, in three years, created a superpower, out of the United States of America, by the end of the war, there were 11 millio... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 07, 2017

SOUTH AFRICA: Gold was discovered, in the poor country of Transvaal, at Witwatersrand in early 1886, the production, in 1886 was ve... Read Chapter

The Second Boer War,

Submitted: April 08, 2017

The battle of Colenso, at the Tulago river, December 15 1899, the British Army consisted of 14,000 Infantry, 2,700 Mounted Troops, plus... Read Chapter

A Victory that Wasn't

Submitted: April 08, 2017

Kitchener’s Victory, to grab South African Gold and Diamonds,(which was after all, the reason, Britain started this little war), was wo... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 08, 2017

Lieutenant-General, Frederic Augustus Thesiger, '2nd Baron' Chelmsford 1827-1905. He ‘purchased’ or had his first commission, purch... Read Chapter

Australian Invasion Part 1.

Submitted: April 08, 2017

WHAT IF JAPAN HAD INVADED AUSTRALIA IN EARLY 1942 In reality this was a myth, the Japanese did not have the man-power nor the... Read Chapter

Australian Invasion Part 2.

Submitted: April 08, 2017

If they ( the Japanese, ) landed near the top of Australia, even within a short distance from Darwin, ( or between Cairns and Townsville,... Read Chapter

The Bloodbath that was the American Civil War.

Submitted: April 12, 2017

The war started at 4.30 am. On April 12th 1861, it was an enormous catastrophe. The real reason behind the war was, that the South, wan... Read Chapter

Vicksburg and Getysburg.

Submitted: April 12, 2017

VICKSBURG. The Vicksburg battle May 18 to July 4th, troops involved 77,000, Union under the command of Major General, Ulysses S Grant... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 13, 2017

SHILO! The first day April 6 1862, the Confederate army did all the attacking, the second day April 7 The Union troops did all the atta... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 13, 2017

By early 1863, the South was already very short of weapons, ammunition, shoes, clothing and everything military, plus men-power. By t... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 19, 2017

Napoleon, apparently collected some 674,000 men for his, GRANDE ARMEE, many where conscripted, from different countries, he had overrun, ... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 19, 2017

BUSSACO: This battle was fought, on the 27th September 1810. The 10 mile ‘Bussaco’ long ridge, which whose slope was very l... Read Chapter

The English Myth of Waterloo.

Submitted: April 28, 2017

The combination of British National Bias, and basic errors, has made the so-called facts, significantly incorrect. For Instance Welli... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 01, 2017

FACT! On August the 31st 1997 in Paris France, The Peoples Princes, Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales died due to an accident, OR WAS SH... Read Chapter

The pass of THERMOPYLAI 480BC.

Submitted: May 02, 2017

The story, that Leonidas, with just three hundred men, held up Xerxes army of some 3 million men, for several days, before they could get... Read Chapter


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Submitted: June 23, 2017

Many Myths are based on some Facts and Half Truth’s   The English Myth of Waterloo. The combination of British Nat... Read Chapter

Battle of Vienna 11-12 September 1683.

Submitted: June 27, 2017

BUTCHERY IN THE MIDDLE AGES Battle of Vienna 11-12 September 1683. The question in this battle must be: Why did the Turks... Read Chapter


Submitted: September 26, 2017

History has an endless line of stories and myths. Was it a myth, that the Catholic Bishop ALOIS-HUDAL had a pipeline, ( a so-called r... Read Chapter

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