The Universal Spectator

April 19, 1943

One of the most heroic battles of the Second World War started today in 1943. Seasoned Wermacht and SS troops fought against a rag-tag, hungry group of Warsaw Jews who had had enough. Never Again began that day in Warsaw seventy five years ago today. Advertisements

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January 30, 1933

Eighty-five years ago today, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany and the second nightmare of the Twentieth Century began. Within three years, laws were codified making Judaism a crime, within twelve 6,000,000 Jews and other “undesirables” would meet their fate in purpose-built death camps. Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany on 30 January […]

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January 17, 1998

Twenty years ago today, the Internet, the media, and American politics, changed forever… Web Posted: 01/17/98 23:32:47 PST — NEWSWEEK KILLS STORY ON WHITE HOUSE INTERN BLOCKBUSTER REPORT: 23-YEAR OLD, FORMER WHITE HOUSE INTERN, SEX RELATIONSHIP WITH PRESIDENT **World Exclusive** **Must Credit the DRUDGE REPORT** At the last minute, at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, […]

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November 29, 1947

Seventy years ago yesterday, the United Nations partitioned Palestine (Judea and Samaria) into two states, one Jewish and one Arab. The very next day, seventy years ago today, the Arabs declared war on the just born state of Israel and the first Arab-Israeli war began. Today, seventy years later, none of the hostility against Israel […]

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Thank you, God, for the United States of America

Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they […]

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November 22, 1963

Fifty four years ago, on a sunny Friday afternoon, I experienced the seminal event of the first half of my life, an event that changed the world forever. I still remember. I was a second grader at St. Mary’s Cathedral School, my Roman Catholic parochial school here in Miami. The day started as all days […]

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Remembering Stalingrad 75 Years Later

Victor Davis Hansen: “Remembering Stalingrad 75 Years Later” Seventy-five years ago this month, the Soviet Red Army surrounded –and would soon destroy — a huge invading German army at Stalingrad on the Volga River. Nearly 300,000 of Germany’s best soldiers would never return home. The epic 1942-43 battle for the city saw the complete annihilation […]

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