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Tehran: How One World War II Super Summit Changed History Forever

World War II made a disparate trio of allies —British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Soviet Marshal Joseph Stalin, and American President Franklin D. Roosevelt—military as well as political leaders in turn. They were guilty of monumental strategic mistakes in 1941, showed considerable resilience in 1942, and won great victories in…
bubmag
June 8, 2020
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All About The Ore: When Stalin And Hitler Battled Over Iron

At first, it was all about the ore. Magnesium, iron, and manganese ore were the lifeblood of German industry, especially the armaments industry, which used the iron and manganese to produce steel for Hitler’s war machine. Magnesium was one of the main aerospace construction metals and was used extensively in…
bubmag
June 7, 2020
Stalingrad

Scary: This Is How Hitler Subordinated Germany’s Armed Forces

Here's What You Need To Remember: Hitler maintained control of both the OKW and the OKH, and there were dissident elements within the general staff—officers who grudgingly came to recognize that the general staff and OKH had been reduced from executive roles that shaped and influenced strategic German military operations…
bubmag
June 4, 2020
Stalingrad

Christo, Artist Known for Massive Short-Term Installations, Dies at 84

Christo, the single-named artist best known for large-scale, short-term installations that often involved wrapping public spaces in fabric, died Sunday in New York at age 84, according to his official Twitter account. No cause of death was given. The Bulgarian artist, whose given name was Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, often collaborated…
bubmag
June 1, 2020
Stalingrad

The 90 minutes when Hitler came closest to winning WWII

Eighty years ago this past week, the British and French armies were in the midst of the most calamitous defeat in their combined history. Churchill and Lord Halifax are pictured aboveEighty years ago this past week, the British and French armies were in the midst of the most calamitous defeat…
bubmag
May 30, 2020