A Nazi literally ran the United Nations. Kurt Waldheim became the United Nations secretary-general in 1972.
Being from Austria, a nominally neutral country during the Cold War, he was someone the two superpowers of the time, the USA and the USSR, could agree on to act as the head of the UN.
It was known that he served in the Nazi army during WW2, the Wehrmacht, but he claimed to have been “pressed into service”, served as a interpreter, never witnessed or participated in
Putin blames Poland for being responsible for starting WW2 and the fact that it was invaded by Nazi Germany in 1939.
Russia's president wrote an “article” which was published yesterday by US media which is not just guilty of rewriting WW2 history, but turning it on it's head.
Putin's goal in the article is to completely whitewash the USSR's crimes in 1939, absolve it from any resposibility for starting WW2, and portray Poland as Hitler's ally and the country responsible fo