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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

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Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

April 3rd, 2016 - 2:29 pm § in Misc.

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Obama Spoke ‘Behind My Back’ On Press Freedom

Istanbul – Istanbul – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused U.S. counterpart Barack Obama of going behind his back for criticizing Turkey’s press freedom…Read More »[...]

March 29th, 2016 - 8:03 am § in Misc.

ISIS Plans Slaughter of Jewish Children in Turkey

Operatives from the terror group, arrested in the Turkish city of Gaziantep last week, revealed information about an “imminent” attack on Jewish children in Istanbul.  The synagogue in Beyoglu has kindergartens, schools and youth centers for Jewish children. An intelligence source reported, [...]

February 29th, 2016 - 1:42 am § in Misc.

Russian Planes Over Syria

(Der Spiegel, abstracted) Remember the Cuban missile crisis?  Syria is the Cuba of 2016 and the risk of an international confrontation there is growing by the day. … Moscow and NATO member state Turkey are squaring off in the Syrian conflict, and the potential consequences for the trans-At[...]

February 10th, 2016 - 11:02 am § in Misc.

Of Kurds and Jews, Two Peoples Fighting For Their Homeland

Mirel Goldenberg The rift between Turkey and the U.S. widened late Tuesday when Ankara summoned the American ambassador, John Bass, to protest remarks by a State Department spokesman who said Washington does not consider Syria’s Kurdish Democracy Union Party (PYD) a terrorist organization. A T[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 12:51 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Russia fires on Turkish vessel!

Putin and RiussiaRussia Fires Warning Shots At Turkish Ship In Aegean Sea Maybe the turks ought to close off the Bosposrus for a few weeks?[...]

November 28th, 2015 - 10:20 am § in Misc.

President Vladimir Putin is fully mobilized to tackle Turkish Threats

By Andrew Osborn and Polina Devitt MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin is fully mobilized to tackle what the Kremlin regards as an unprecedented threat from Turkey following the shooting down of one of its warplanes by a Turkish F-16, the Russian leader’s spokesman said on Saturd[...]

October 12th, 2015 - 1:10 am § in Misc.

Did the Koran and Crescent Get To The New World Before the Bible and Crescent?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in 2014 that the Americas were discovered by Muslims in the 12th century, nearly three centuries before Christopher Columbus set foot there. “Contacts between Latin America and Islam date back to the 12th century. Muslims discovered America in 1178, not [...]

October 1st, 2015 - 8:06 am § in Misc.

Origins of the Conflict In Israel/Palestine

October 1, 1917,  Ottoman soldiers surrounded the Jewish village of Zichron Yaakov. Their goal was to arrest Jews working to  to help the British take over Ottoman Palestine. The captured Jews were  jailed and tortured.  The Ottoman Kamikam (governor) threatened to do to the Jews what was done t[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 7:35 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Democracy Works in an Islamic State!

ERDOGAN HUMILIATED AT POLLS If Turks can do this, maybe Israelis will cleanse themselves of Netanyahu.  Imagine the Middle East with two, well-led democracies … Maybe three if this leads Turkey to support full statehood for Kurdistan! This is no longer far-fetched. The new Saudi regime is awa[...]

May 14th, 2015 - 8:49 am § in Middle East, Politics

Turkish President teetering on insanity?

  DAILY BEAST: Turks Are Wondering if Their President Is Insane After 12 years in power with unprecedented economic success and a replacement oif military with civil authority, Turks are worried that  Erdogan, 61, is teetering over the precipice of megalomania. ” The Turkish constitution s[...]