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Category Archives: Czechoslovakia

Friends

Friends by President Edvard Benes I had just finished lunch when our friends, the British and French ambassadors, came and kicked me in the stomach. I almost passed out, that is my head went blank, and I stung too much to reply. Then I told them I was too angry to say anything. Their shame […]

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, George Thomas Clark, Hitler Here, World War II

Crimean Anschluss

Be assured: if I, instead of slumbering Stalin, had been running Russia in 1941, the Germans wouldn’t have attacked and mauled us because I would’ve already smashed them. I understand what’s necessary. We must keep enemies away from our frontiers. The United States and its European mercenaries will not be allowed to surround us with […]

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, Anschluss, Crimea, Hitler Here, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, World War II

Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

This story is in the biographical novel “Hitler Here”

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, George Thomas Clark, Heinrich Hmmler, Hitler Here, Reinhard Heydrich, World War II

Book Tour

I had secretly taken an earlier flight to elude the media and (I later learned) several dozen readers who, by the standards of literary greetings at airports, constituted a throng. I wasn’t being rude. I was terrified. I couldn’t allow them to see me stagger out after one of those hemmed-in, gut-busting, ear-popping, time-altering twelve-hour […]

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, Amazon.com, Auschwitz, Czech Republic, Edvard Benes, Europe, France, George Thomas Clark, Germany, Hitler Here, Holocaust, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Middle East, Short Stories - GTC, World War II

Spring Break in Cuba

In the twilight of their lives the once-intransigent Castro brothers, Fidel and Raul, have begun behaving in at least moderately encouraging ways. Fidel recently summoned writer Jeffery Goldberg of The Atlantic magazine and told him President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran was outrageous for demanding the destruction of Israel and a nincompoop for continuing to insist […]

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