Download ' Jüdischer Bolschewismus'. Mythos und Realität by Johannes Rogalla von Bieberstein PDF

By Johannes Rogalla von Bieberstein

Über die Bedeutung des „jüdischen Bolschewismus" für die Entstehung des tödlichen Antisemitismus in der NSZeit wurde bereits viel spekuliert. Doch die Geschichte zeigt: Er warfare Mythos und Wirklichkeit zugleich.

Die hinter der sozialistischen Idee stehende Überlegung klingt eigentlich ganz schlüssig: Der Sozialismus beseitigt die gesellschaftlichen Unterschiede und damit auch die Differenzen zwischen Juden und Christen. Dem Antisemitismus wäre damit der Boden entzogen. Bürgerliche und fromme Juden sprachen sich zwar von Anfang an gegen diesen Gedanken und damit gegen die „jüdische Romanze mit dem Kommunismus" aus. Nichtsdestoweniger wurde der Kommunismus von jüdischen Protagonisten mitgeprägt, was once nach seiner Ausartung in eine Diktatur rasch zum Mythos einer jüdischen Verschwörung führte.
Dass die gesellschaftlichen Unterschiede nicht zu beseitigen waren, bedarf zwanzig Jahre nach dem Ende des kommunistischen Ostblocks keiner Erwähnung mehr. Dass aber auch der Antisemitismus durch den Bolschewismus nicht beseitigt, sondern im Gegenteil gar noch verschärft wurde, struggle nicht immer unumstritten.
Die gesamte Bandbreite zwischen Mythos und Realität des „jüdischen Bolschewismus" beleuchtete der Historiker Johannes Rogalla von Bieberstein in einer Studie, die nun - überarbeitet - als Buch vorliegt. Viele vergessene oder verdrängte grundlegende Fakten werden dabei aufgerollt. Bieberstein widmet sich auch kaum bekannten Vorgängen in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern und zeigt auf, wie die rhetorische Figur vom „jüdischen Bolschewismus" antisemitische Ressentiments beförderte.

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By Bret Werner

This recognized unit was once shaped with 3 battalions in July 1942, for specific operations in occupied Norway, from handpicked US and Canadian volunteers who have been educated in parachute, amphibious, ski, mountain and demolition operations and different 'Special Forces' abilities. Their education base used to be castle Harrison, Montana. within the occasion the strength first observed strive against in Italy. There they individual themselves, at heavy price, within the battles of l. a. Difensa (Dec 1943), Mte Majo (Jan 1944), at the Anzio beachhead (Feb?May 1944) and within the race to Rome, which they really liberated. Their uniforms, garments and weaponry had many precise gains reflecting their bi-national composition and professional skills.The FSSF fought with a ferocious ability which earned them a fearsome acceptance. At Anzio, even if at merely part energy, they effectively held at the least 1 / 4 of the total beachhead and have been the spearhead of the ultimate breakout in the direction of Rome. Famed for his or her night-time battling skill, the Germans named them "Die Schwartze Teuflen" ? the Black Devils (they blacked their faces with boot polish). notwithstanding, after playing the South of France crusade in Aug?Nov 1944 the strength was once disbanded, survivors passing to different devices. 1,800 males at complete power, that they had accounted for 12,000 enemy casualties, taken 7,000 prisoners and skilled a six hundred% attrition price.

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This is often the tale of a guy and an establishment. Brock Chisholm was once essentially the most influential Canadians of the 20 th century. A world-renowned psychiatrist, he was once the 1st director-general of the realm overall healthiness association, and equipped it up opposed to overwhelming political odds within the years instantly following the second one international War.

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The German Revolution erupted out of the ashes of global battle I, brought on by means of mutinying sailors refusing to be sacrificed within the ultimate carnage of the warfare. whereas the Social Democrats grabbed energy, radicals around the nation rallied to set up a communist society less than the slogan “All energy to the Councils!” The Spartacus League introduced an rebellion in Berlin, council republics have been proclaimed in Bremen and Bavaria, and workers’ revolts shook quite a few German cities. but in an act that may tragically form the process historical past, the Social Democratic executive beaten the rebellions with the aid of right-wing militias, paving the way in which for the ill-fated Weimar Republic—and finally the ascension of the Nazis.

This definitive documentary historical past collects manifestos, speeches, articles, and letters from the German Revolution—Rosa Luxemburg, the innovative Stewards, and Gustav Landauer among others—introduced and annotated through the editor. Many records, comparable to the anarchist Erich Mühsam’s accomplished account of the Bavarian Council Republic, are provided the following in English for the 1st time. the quantity additionally contains fabrics from the crimson Ruhr military that repelled the reactionary Kapp Putsch in 1920 and the communist bandits that roamed jap Germany until eventually 1921. All strength to the Councils! presents a dynamic and brilliant photo of a time of serious wish and devastating betrayal.

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“The councils of the early twentieth century, as they're offered during this quantity, have been independent organs of the operating category past the normal events and unions. they'd stepped out of the hidden global of small political teams and represented a mass circulation combating for an all-encompassing council system.” —Teo Panther, editor of Alle Macht den Räten: Novemberrevolution 1918

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