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Vlasov’s Fate – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today concluding my review of this piece by Dmitry Zubarev.  Which mostly consists of an interview with Russian historian Alexander Zdanovich, who specializes in the history of Soviet Military Counter-Intelligence.  For those not familiar with the bewildering array … Continue reading

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Vlasov’s Fate – Part III

Dear Readers: Where we left off in this thrilling war-time story, as related by Military Historian Alexander Zdanovich:  SMERSH assisted by motorcycle soldiers of the Red Army First Ukrainian Front, has just arrested General Andrei Vlasov, right from under the … Continue reading

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Vlasov’s Fate – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with our story about the capture of General Andrei Vlasov.  Recall that, after various NKVD Special Ops had failed to acquire the target, the job was handed over to SMERSH, the counter-intelligence organ of the Soviet Red … Continue reading

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Vlasov’s Fate – Part I

Dear Readers: In this next series of posts, we return to post-war Czechoslovakia to follow the fate of General Andrei Vlasov, one of history’s great traitors.  The author is Dmitry Zubarev. The arrest of General Vlasov in 1945 was the … Continue reading

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The Darker Side Of Victory – How Czechs Punished Germans – Part V

Dear Readers: Today concluding this grim story about the aftermath of WWII in Czechoslovakia.  We saw that the Czechs did unto the Germans as the Germans had done unto others:  Forcing ethnic Germans to wear a white armband so that … Continue reading

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The Darker Side Of Victory – How Czechs Punished Germans – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing with this story about the aftermath of the war in Czechoslovakia.  Where we left off, Czech President-in-Exile Edvard Beneš, barely had the Soviets seized Berlin, began frantically writing decree after decree, describing how to punish the Sudeten … Continue reading

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The Darker Side Of Victory – How Czechs Punished Germans – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing with this story about the end of the war in Czechoslovakia, and how the Czechs dealt with their ethnic German population in the aftermath.  Author Georgiy Zotov stipulates that the ethnic Germans were not innocent lambs.  As … Continue reading

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