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Posts on 02/18/18

Thoughts on the Counterfactual of a "Stalinist Spain"

(Boris Volodarsky, Austria, 02/18/18 7:21 am) Returning to Nigel Jones's post on the Spanish Civil War (15 February), it hardly makes sense to try to add anything after Paul Preston's excellent comment of the 17th. Indeed, in all P ...

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Photon Teleportation and the Internet

(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 02/18/18 7:02 am) Many researchers in Quantum Physics would contradict what Istvan Simon wrote on 16 February: "Nothing can affect a remote system instantaneously." We should remember that before Einst ...

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Cory Taylor`s "How Hitler Was Made"

(David Pike, France, 02/18/18 4:39 am) After sending off today to a publisher the blurb below on Cory Taylor's book How Hitler Was Made, it occurred to me that the blurb would be of interest to WAISers. If someone were t ...

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An Appraisal of Rommel

(Nigel Jones, UK, 02/18/18 4:11 am) As author of a study of the July Plot and other assassination attempts against Hitler, Countdown to Valkyrie (2008), may I contribute to the discussion on Rommel's qualities as a general? ...

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Posts on 02/17/18

Italian Defeat at Guadalajara

(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 02/17/18 10:39 am) Recent WAIS posts about El Alamein in WWII, and the role of the Italian forces, reminded me of a battle in the Spanish Civil War where Mussolini's forces were defeated and contributed to the unfai ...

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Rommel and the July Plot: A Question for Nigel Jones

(John Heelan, UK, 02/17/18 8:30 am) Perhaps WAISer Nigel Jones would care to comment on Rommel's role in the July 20 plot to assassinate Hitler (Project Valkyrie) and the Desert Fox's later suicide to protect his family? J ...

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Historical Objectivity and Historical Impartiality; The Raj

(Angel Vinas, Belgium, 02/17/18 6:32 am) I am always delighted in trying to give an answer to Nigel Jones´s questions to me, but I now realise that, lost in the Spanish Civil War labyrinth, I never attempted to reply to his genera ...

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A "Stalinist Spain" Was Never a Possibility

(Paul Preston, UK, 02/17/18 5:45 am) The Spanish Civil War is an incredibly complicated subject with a bibliography of around 30,000 titles, the mastery of which requires years of specialisation. Nevertheless, the Spanish Civil War is a ...

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The "Rommel Myth," El Alamein, and Oil, Revisited

(Istvan Simon, USA, 02/17/18 4:56 am) Cameron Sawyer (11 February) wrote that he disagrees with nearly every point I made in my February 8 post. It is perfectly OK to disagree. Yet I am not at all convinced by Cameron's arguments, so ...

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Churchill as Greatest Statesman?

(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 02/17/18 4:42 am) In response to Istvan Simon (February 14th), Churchill has a rival for "greatest statesman": FDR. In WWII they both precluded any possibility of looking for peace. I know this may be ...

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