Viewing World War II

ADDED 11/01/2018

The Suffocation of Democracy

FROM 10/30/2018 | KPFA

BY Mitch Jeserich

A conversation with Professor Christopher R. Browning about the similarities and differences in which the current political situation in the United States resembles the interwar period of WWI and WWII and the rise of fascism in Europe. Guest: Christopher R. Browning is Frank Porter Graham ­Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the author, […]

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ADDED 05/04/2018

African American Anti-Fascists in the Spanish Civil War

FROM 05/01/2018 | BlackPast.org

BY Peter Carroll

Approximately 90 African Americans fought in Spain during the civil war that engulfed that nation between 1936 and 1939.  The war became a proxy war for the European great powers as the Soviet Union supported the newly established Second Spanish Republic while Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy supported the anti-Republic conservatives led by General Francisco […]

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