Sunday, March 18, 2018

Too bad the Wehrmacht did not win on the Eastern front!

I clicked through a video the other day – “The Battle of the Baltics” from “The Greatest Tank Battles” series. It is apparently produced for the History and National Geographic channels – yet could very well have been Nazi propaganda. It is all shot from a German perspective and features mostly interviews with German tank crew. Much of the footage is animation of mighty German panzer blowing up countless “Russian” T-34s. The culmination comes when 10 panzer valiantly open a corridor so 500,000 German soldiers can withdraw to fight another day for the Endsieg. I hope there is a parallel universe in which the authors of this video production can live under Nazi rule. If I were religious, I would have also added – thank God for Prof. John Erickson!