World War II

The battle of Stalingrad: a view from Jerusalem

The battle of Stalingrad: a view from Jerusalem

The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the largest and bloodiest battles in the history of warfare, and was a turning point in the Great Patriotic War. November 19 marks 79 years since the start of Operation Uranus that turned the tide of …

Reason Imperial Japan Attacked America at Pearl Harbor

Reason Imperial Japan Attacked America at Pearl Harbor

The day after roughly 350 Japanese warplanes came screaming down over Pearl Harbor and sank or crippled eight of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s battleships over a span of ninety minutes, Japanese newspapers published a statement by Emperor …

Putin promises to repeat Great Victory

Putin promises to repeat Great Victory

Russia is ready to respond to any aggressor who will dare to repeat Nazi Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. "We lost 27 million people. No other country in the world …

History of the Katyusha Rocket System

History of the Katyusha Rocket System

The fighting at Orsha saw the first battlefield use of the Red Army’s experimental battery of BM-13 multiple-launch rocket systems. Later in the war, these fearsome weapons were lovingly nicknamed Katyusha (Little Kate) after a popular …

Poland’s disgraceful denial over Holocaust commemoration

Poland’s disgraceful denial over Holocaust commemoration

There was good reason why Polish President Andrzej Duda was prevented from addressing the Holocaust memorial event in Israel this week. The organizers anticipated he would use the event to make ugly and foolish accusations against Russia for …