[Marxism] A comment by Diana Johnstone on "A Serbian film, " Croats and Muslims, and the left

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Wed Dec 1 20:30:59 MST 2010


On Dec 1, 2010, at 6:56 PM, Paddy Apling wrote:
>
> I spent several years of my youth in Venezia Giulia, as a junior  
> office in the British Army...


> ...I knew very well that...they had only begun the Second Front (D- 
> DAY) BECAUSE OTHERWISE THE WHOLE OF Western Europe would certainly  
> be liberated from the Nazis by the Red Army...

I was a bit younger than Paddy, but I remember, in 1942-43, reading  
the Daily Worker and PM, listening to Johannes Steel and Elmer Davis  
on the radio.  For two years the whole of Stalinist/fellow-traveler  
propaganda centered on one and only one point: the demand for an  
immediate Second Front.

Shane Mage

"Thunderbolt steers all things." Herakleitos of Ephesos, fr. 64








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