On 20 July 1944 a failed assassination against Hitler was led by Claus von Stauffenberg, Generals Beck, Olbricht, von Tresckow, von Stülpnagel & others.
To this day they are all celebrated and remembered as being “anti Nazi heores” in Germany and outside it, and countless of films were made and books were written detailing their “heroism” in trying to assassinate Hitler.
The truth is that none of these people were “anti Nazi” to begin with.
They all were extremely enthu
On July 14, in 1789, French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille fortress, a state prison in Paris and a symbol of oppression by the monarchy, and signalled the start of the French Revolution.
An angry and aggressive Revolutionary French mob decided to target the feared Bastille prison, which was a symbol of abuses by the monarchy, not because they wanted to free the prisoners there, (there were about 7 prisoners there at the time) but because it housed gunpowder (about 1
Gary Webb was a US Pulitzer prize-winning reporter who broke the story of the CIA involvement in the importation of cocaine into the U.S.
In August 1996, Gary Webb published in the San Jose Mercury News a 20,000 word, three-part series entitled "Dark Alliance".
The series' basic claims were that : "For the better part of a decade, a San Francisco Bay Area drug ring sold tons of cocaine to the Crips and Bloods street gangs of Los Angeles and funneled millions in drug pr