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Sunday May 6th, 2007
New Tape Suggests Kennedy Assassination Inside Job posted 05/06/2007, 7:15 PM (ABC News)
[Category: History]
An audio file serving as the final testimony of CIA veteran and convicted Watergate conspirator, E. Howard Hunt on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has surfaced.

It has been distilled down from a 20-minute tape made by Hunt at his home in Miami, according to his oldest son with whom E. Howard Hunt had enjoyed a good relationship in later life.

The unmarked cassette was received in the mail by his oldest son, Saint John Hunt, in Janurary 2004. At the ti
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Tuesday May 1st, 2007

Uncomfortable truth: U.S. troops ignored sex slave atrocity, used Japanese-run brothels posted 05/01/2007, 8:10 AM (Mainichi Daily News)
[Category: History]
Japan's abhorrent practice of enslaving women to provide sex for its troops in World War II has a little-known sequel: After its surrender -- with tacit approval by U.S. occupation authorities -- Japan set up a similar "comfort women" system for American GIs.

An Associated Press review of historical documents and records -- some never before translated into English -- shows that American authorities permitted the official brothel system to operate despite internal reports that wom
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Kent State victim to release recording posted 05/01/2007, 7:57 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: History]
CLEVELAND -- A man who was shot in the wrist when National Guard troops killed four Kent State University students during an anti-war demonstration says he has found an audiotape that reveals someone gave a command to fire.

Alan Canfora wants the government to reopen the 37-year-old case because he thinks it will give both the victims and shooters a chance to heal.

"We're not seeking revenge; we're not seeking punishment for the Guardsmen at this late date," Canfora
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Thursday April 26th, 2007

How three million Germans died after VE Day posted 04/26/2007, 4:26 AM (The Telegraph)
[Category: History]
Giles MacDonogh is a bon viveur and a historian of wine and gastronomy, but in this book, pursuing his other consuming interest - German history - he serves a dish to turn the strongest of stomachs. It makes particularly uncomfortable reading for those who compare the disastrous occupation of Iraq unfavourably to the post-war settlement of Germany and Austria.

MacDonogh argues that the months that followed May 1945 brought no peace to the shattered skeleton of Hitler's Reich, but
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Monday April 23rd, 2007

Humans In Secret Radioactive Tests posted 04/23/2007, 12:09 PM (Sunday Herald)
[Category: History]
DOZENS OF people drank, inhaled or were injected with radioactivity as part of a series of secret experiments carried out by the nuclear industry in the 1960s, according to official documents passed to the Sunday Herald.

Tests exposing humans to radioactive caesium, iodine, strontium and uranium were conducted despite doubts about their legal and ethical implications. One proposal even envisaged injecting plutonium into elderly people to help assess contamination risks.
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Sunday March 18th, 2007

FBI file links Kennedy to Monroe's death posted 03/18/2007, 3:10 AM (Sydney Morning Herald)
[Category: History]
For four decades there have been rumours that Marilyn Monroe's death was not a simple suicide. Now a Los Angeles-based Australian writer and director, Philippe Mora, has uncovered an FBI document that throws up a chilling new scenario.

BOBBY KENNEDY'S affair with the screen idol Marilyn Monroe has been documented, but a secret FBI file suggests the late US attorney-general was aware of - and perhaps even a participant in - a plan "to induce" her suicide.

The detail
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Wednesday February 28th, 2007

Papers tie U.S. to 1950s Japan coup plot posted 02/28/2007, 5:38 PM (Associated Press)
[Category: History]
Declassified documents reveal that Japanese ultranationalists with ties to U.S. military intelligence plotted to overthrow the Japanese government and assassinate the prime minister in 1952.

The scheme — which was abandoned — was concocted by militarists and suspected war criminals who had worked for U.S. occupation authorities after World War II, according to CIA records reviewed by The Associated Press. The plotters wanted a right-wing government that would rearm Japan.
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Tuesday February 27th, 2007

AP: CIA recruited Japanese war criminals posted 02/27/2007, 1:11 PM (Associated Press)
[Category: History]
TOKYO - Col. Masanobu Tsuji was a fanatical Japanese militarist and brutal warrior, hunted after World War II for massacres of Chinese civilians and complicity in the Bataan Death March. And then he became a U.S. spy. Newly declassified CIA records, released by the U.S. National Archives and examined by The Associated Press, document more fully than ever how Tsuji and other suspected Japanese war criminals were recruited by U.S. intelligence in the early days of the Cold War. The documents also ... (more)

Thursday February 15th, 2007

Web of Deceit posted 02/15/2007, 1:37 AM (Barry Lando and Michel Despratx)
[Category: History]
Saddam Hussein - The Trial You'll Never See

Made for European television this film was never broadcast in North America.

Barry Lando and Michel Despratx's documentary

The horrifying truth is the extent to which we in the west have been complicit. Check out Lando's new boo
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Saturday February 3rd, 2007

Bio Weapons Spurned by Hitler Were Tested on Adventists: TV posted 02/03/2007, 9:35 AM (Bloomberg)
[Category: History]
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- In 1969, a year after he was elected U.S. president, Richard Nixon renounced the ``use of any form of deadly biological weapons that either kill or incapacitate.''

Nixon's declaration is one of the few cheerful spots in ``The Living Weapon,'' a PBS program that airs Feb. 5 at 9 p.m. New York time.

The U.S. got into the germ-warfare business in 1942 at the request of Britain, which feared that Adolf Hitler was cooking up world-class pes
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Monday January 15th, 2007

Martin Luther King: "Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam" posted 01/15/2007, 8:20 PM (Martin Luther King)
[Category: History]

Martin Luther King speaks out against the Vietnam War. Part of a sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, April 30, 1967.

Martin Luther King: Beyond Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence posted 01/15/2007, 8:20 PM (Information Clearing House)
[Category: History]
By 1967, King had become the country's most prominent opponent of the Vietnam War, and a staunch critic of overall U.S. foreign policy, which he deemed militaristic. In his "Beyond Vietnam" speech delivered at New York's Riverside Church on April 4, 1967 -- a year to the day before he was murdered -- King called the United States "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today."

Time magazine called the speech "demagogic slander that sounded like a script for Radio Hanoi," a
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Friday January 12th, 2007

Ex CIA Analyst: Saddam Did Not Gas The Kurds posted 01/12/2007, 12:23 PM (LiveLeak)
[Category: History]
Did Saddam Gas the Kurds? Retired Army War College professor and CIA analyst Stephen Pelletiere answers questions about Saddams alleged Weapons of Mass Destruction and about the gassing of the Kurds in Halabja. [Iraq was not responsible, nor was it genocide by the Iranians] ... (more)

MI5 rejected Hitler suicide mission posted 01/12/2007, 12:18 PM (The Times)
[Category: History]
A BRITISH secret agent who offered to blow up Adolf Hitler at the height of World War II was dissuaded from carrying out the assassination by MI5, according to newly released wartime archives.

The offer to kill Hitler in a suicide mission was made by Eddie Chapman, a professional criminal and safe-breaker who was trained by the Nazis as a spy and went on to become one of Britain’s most successful double agents, codenamed Agent Zigzag.

Chapman was serving a sentence
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Friday January 5th, 2007

FBI Files: Rehnquist Had Hallucinations, "Imagined CIA Was Plotting Against Him" posted 01/05/2007, 3:31 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: History]
WASHINGTON Jan 4, 2007 (AP)— The FBI's file on former Chief Justice William Rehnquist made public more than a year after his death indicates the Nixon and Reagan administrations enlisted its help in blunting criticism of him during confirmation hearings.

The file also offers insight into the hallucinations and other symptoms of withdrawal that Rehnquist suffered when he was taken off a prescription painkiller in 1981. A doctor was cited as saying that Rehnquist, an associate justi
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Tuesday January 2nd, 2007

Thanks for the memories posted 01/02/2007, 8:24 PM (
[Category: History]
Short video explains the CIA's role in Saddam's rise to power.... (more)

Tuesday December 12th, 2006

US encouraged Iran in 1978 to develop nuclear technology: professor posted 12/12/2006, 10:55 PM (IRNA)
[Category: History]
Iran and US signed an agreement in 1978 which allowed Tehran to seek nuclear technology in order to meet its future energy demands but no one now talks about the agreement, said a political science professor on Tuesday. Addressing an international conference of world geologists in this ancient city, central Iran, Professor of Political Geography and Geopolitics Pirouz Mojtahedzadeh said it was the US that encouraged Iran to develop nuclear energy.

"At th
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Sunday December 10th, 2006

65 years later, his questions linger posted 12/10/2006, 11:34 PM (Colorado Springs Gazette)
[Category: History]
Around this time every year, Joe Fenton’s mind wanders back to the preview he had of the destruction that would be unleashed on Pearl Harbor.

Just 17 years old and six months removed from boot camp, Fenton was an oiler on the USS Boise as it escorted five merchant ships carrying air base construction materials across the Pacific to the Philippines. After midnight on the morning of Nov. 28, 1941, the light cruiser’s loudspeakers blared with orders for crew members to man their batt
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Wednesday November 29th, 2006

Effects of ill-advised CIA plot in Iran still haunts U.S. posted 11/29/2006, 5:56 AM (Scripps Howard News Service)
[Category: History]
Now that Iran looms on our horizon, here's a story that every American should know. Journalist Sandra Mackey tells it in "The Iranians," as does Daniel Yergin in "The Prize," his monumental history of oil. But the best extended version of the story that I've read is in "All the Shah's Men" by Stephen Kinzer. Although other historians have told this story as well, I suspect that the average American has never heard of Mohammad Mossadegh and Operation Ajax. To make a long story short:

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Tuesday October 24th, 2006

The secret persuaders posted 10/24/2006, 6:18 AM (The Guardian)
[Category: History]
It was 1940, the Nazis were in the ascendant, the Blitz at its deadliest, and Britain's last hope was to bring a reluctant United States into the war. So it was that the largest covert operation in UK history was launched.

"British Security Coordination". The phrase is bland, almost defiantly ordinary, depicting perhaps some sub-committee of a minor department in a lowly Whitehall ministry. In fact BSC, as it was generally known, represented one of the largest covert operations in
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Wednesday October 11th, 2006

CIA responsibility in the Barbados posted 10/11/2006, 11:16 PM (Granma)
[Category: History]
IT was 1967. The counterrevolution in Cuba had been crushed. The JM-Wave CIA station in Miami gradually began limiting its dirty war operations against Cuba after long years of crime and aggression. The communications radar and heavy machine guns were dismantled, along with the 57mm recoilless rif... (more)

Tuesday October 10th, 2006

U.S. Aid Helps N. Korea Build Nukes, Congress Told posted 10/10/2006, 11:17 PM (CNS News)
[Category: History] - 17 April, 2000 - North Korea's nuclear production capacity will increase from a dozen nuclear bombs a year to 65 a year by 2010, thanks in large part to American taxpayer money, two renowned U.S. nuclear scientists told congressional leaders last week.

North Korea observers have long suspected the communist dictatorship is using Western humanitarian aid to starving North Koreans to feed Kim Jong Il's million-man army.

But an aid policy initiated by the
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Tuesday September 19th, 2006

JFK Doodle Predicted "9-11 Conspiracy" posted 09/19/2006, 11:26 PM (Prison Planet)
[Category: History]
A strange Associated Press article about presidential scribblings makes a bizarre reference to a John F. Kennedy doodle in which he seemingly predicted a "9-11 conspiracy" 40 years before it happened.

AP out of the Houston Chronicle reports,

"President Kennedy, known for separating his life into compartments, would enclose words and numbers inside circles and boxes. Events long after his death
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Tuesday September 5th, 2006

CIA Helped Nazi Eichmann Hide posted 09/05/2006, 11:38 PM (Spiegel)
[Category: History]
American and West German intelligence remained silent about the whereabouts of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in the 1950s to protect anti-communist operations, according to newly declassified US archives.

The United States and West Germany knew of the location and alias of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann two years before his capture, according to CIA documents released on Tuesday.

The newly declassified intelligence archives reveal that the CIA was told by West
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Cardinal says Pope John Paul was spied on posted 09/05/2006, 11:30 PM (Reuters)
[Category: History]
ROME - Pope John Paul was spied on by Vatican informers working for the Polish secret services in the communist era, a Polish cardinal was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Cardinal Joseph Glemp, archbishop of Warsaw, was quoted as telling Italy’s ANSA news agency that John Paul was the target of espionage between his election in 1978 and the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

John Paul was “spied on, and how,” ANSA quoted Glemp as saying in Assisi, where he was attending
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Saturday August 26th, 2006

Montezuma's revenge: Cannibalism in the age of The Conquistadors posted 08/26/2006, 6:01 PM (The Independent)
[Category: History]
When Cortez led the Spanish to victory over the Aztecs 500 years ago, the indigenous population gave up without a fight. Or so the story goes. But new evidence suggests that some of the invaders suffered a grisly fate.

As every Mexican schoolchild knows, theirs is a nation forged nearly 500 years ago by the conquests of a Spanish adventurer named Hernando Cortez who subdued the once-proud Aztec Empire with just a few hundred men. They also know that Cortez was helped by European d
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Friday August 25th, 2006

Scion of traitors and warlords: why Bush is coy about his Irish links: Tapestry artist reveals ancestors of US president as murderous bunch posted 08/25/2006, 9:41 PM (The Guardian)
[Category: History]
It is perhaps not the best omen for US foreign affairs. Local historians in Wexford have discovered that George Bush is a descendant of Strongbow, the power-hungry warlord who led the Norman invasion of Ireland thus heralding 800 years of mutual misery. With a long line of Scots Irish presidents including Woodrow Wilson, the Irish are normally quick to claim US leaders as their own. But, despite President Bush's large Ulster Scots vote in the American Bible belt, Ireland had let his family escap... (more)

The secret persuaders posted 08/25/2006, 9:33 PM (The Guardian)
[Category: History]
It was 1940, the Nazis were in the ascendant, the Blitz at its deadliest, and Britain's last hope was to bring a reluctant United States into the war. So it was that the largest covert operation in UK history was launched. William Boyd sheds light on a forgotten spy ring

"British Security Coordination". The phrase is bland, almost defiantly ordinary, depicting perhaps some sub-committee of a minor department in a lowly Whitehall ministry. In fact BSC, as it was generally kn
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Monday August 14th, 2006

John Loftus On Prescott Bush's Ties To Hitler posted 08/14/2006, 11:18 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: History]

Wednesday August 9th, 2006

JFK Speech on Secret Societies and Freedom of the Press posted 08/09/2006, 8:17 PM (HannibalLectorsmith, YouTube)
[Category: History]

NOTE: This video contains some graphic images

Thats right, old JFK says everything thats happening now is basically...well... unamerican...

This is an excerpt from his speech "President and the Press."
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Hitler bested God by 2 commandments posted 08/09/2006, 8:08 PM (UPI)
[Category: History]
HAMBURG, Germany, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Although he hated organized religion, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler rewrote the Christian bible and added two commandments.

In 1941, some 100,000 Third Reich bibles called "Germans with God" were distributed to Germany's churches, and while most were destroyed by devout Christians during the war, a copy was recently found in a Hamburg church, the Daily Mirror reported Tuesday.

The most notable additions to the 10 Commandments were: "Hono
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Monday August 7th, 2006

Atomic Coverup Redux: 61 Years After the First Bombs Fell posted 08/07/2006, 8:38 PM (Editor and Publisher)
[Category: History]
With nuclear dangers growing again, there is still much to learn from the only two uses of atomic weapons in war. Now comes word of a forthcoming book that compiles the long-suppressed dispatches written by famed reporter George Weller, the first American to arrive in Nagasaki after the bombing.

By Greg Mitchell

(August 06, 2006) -- One year ago, just before the 60th anniversary of the atomic attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, E&P described, for the first time in th
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Sunday July 23rd, 2006

It all started September 11 - not 2001 - but 1922 posted 07/23/2006, 10:07 PM (The Truth will set you Free)
[Category: History]
A chilling documentary of Israeli occupation of Palestine that begins with Balfour's infamous declaration and culminates in a brutal escalation that threatens to plunge the world into darkness.

This ten minute preview reveals the gruesome and deadly hand of racism in Israel, in all its brutal glory. Watch the full movie at WE.

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Tuesday July 4th, 2006

The Plot To Overthrow FDR: America's Hidden History posted 07/04/2006, 10:20 PM (Information Clearing House)
[Category: History]
The Plot To Overthrow FDR reveals how, inspired by political trends in Germany and Italy, this group conceived of a plan to either overthrow the newly-elected president or force him to take orders from them. They envisioned a paramilitary organization of disgruntled WWI veterans as the force to intimidate the government. The man they chose to inspire and lead this veteran's army was retired Marine General Smedley D. Butler

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt won the Presidency in 193
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Monday July 3rd, 2006

Israeli Roots of Hamas posted 07/03/2006, 7:40 PM (Prison Planet)
[Category: History]
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Friday June 30th, 2006

Britain mulled nuclear strike on China over Hong Kong in 1961 posted 06/30/2006, 6:09 PM (AFP)
[Category: History]
Britain discussed the possibility of a nuclear attack on China in 1961 to defend Hong Kong, its former colony, secret documents from the British government revealed Friday.

Letters circulated to then prime minister Harold Macmillan recommended nuclear force as the only real alternative to abandoning the territory in the event of an attack by the neighbouring Chinese.

British officials discussed how to ensure that Beijing understood any attack would be met by the Uni
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Thursday June 29th, 2006

Hawaii's Last Queen posted 06/29/2006, 11:48 PM (Information Clearing House)
[Category: History]
On January 16, 1893, four boatloads of United States Marines armed with Gatling guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition came ashore in Honolulu, capital of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii. As the Royal Hawaiian band played a concert at the Hawaiian Hotel, 162 troops marched through the streets of Honolulu, heading for the palace. The Queen of Hawaii, Lili'uokalani, looked down from her balcony as the troops took up their positions.

The following day, she surrendered at gunpoi
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Saturday June 24th, 2006

Terror Storm posted 06/24/2006, 12:20 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: History]

This is Alex Jones' explosive new movie exposing both 7/7 and 9/11 as False Flag Self Inflicted Attacks. This film provides historical ba
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Wednesday June 21st, 2006

Secret Mysteries of America’s Beginnings: Volume I: The New Atlantis posted 06/21/2006, 7:20 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: History]

This video unfolds the fascinating history behind the founding of America, and exposes the esoteric underbelly of its design. Why is Washington D.C. build on the 77th Meridian? Are the Revolutionary War cities really built in perfect alignment with Stonehenge? If
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Sunday June 18th, 2006

JFK Secret Society Speech posted 06/18/2006, 9:00 PM (Infowars)
[Category: History]
Listen to this incredible audio recording of a speech made by JFK before the American Newspaper Publishers Association where he warns the press about the secret societies that are the real power in global affairs.... (more)

Tuesday June 13th, 2006

Book links Begin to 1952 plot to kill then-German Chancellor Adenauer posted 06/13/2006, 7:27 PM (Haaretz)
[Category: History]
Former prime minister Menachem Begin played a central role in a failed attempt to assassinate then-West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, with the objective of sabotaging the reparations agreement in the works with Israel, according to the journal of Eliezer Sudit, one of the men who carried out the attempted hit.

Sudit's journal, which was published in a limited number of copies only, came into the possession of the Israel correspondent for the German daily, the Frankfurter Allg
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Tuesday June 6th, 2006

Documents show CIA covered up Nazi war criminals during Cold War posted 06/06/2006, 9:33 PM (AP)
[Category: History]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to win the Cold War, the CIA kept quiet about the whereabouts of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in the 1950s for fear he might expose undercover anti-communist efforts in West Germany, according to documents released Tuesday.

The 27,000 pages released by the National Archives are among the largest post-World War II declassifications by the CIA. They offer a window into the shadowy world of U.S. intelligence — and the efforts to use former Nazi war cr
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Monday June 5th, 2006

Saddam: America's Best Enemy (video) posted 06/05/2006, 7:37 PM (Information Clearing House)
[Category: History]
A video documentary by Jacques Charmelot & Arnaud Hamelin

Historical account of the relationship between America and Saddam Hussein. Reveals the complicity of America in Saddam's atrocities. Forty years of secrets, incomprehension and incompetence led to the occupation of Iraq
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Friday June 2nd, 2006

The Montana Sedition Project posted 06/02/2006, 10:19 PM (
[Category: History]
Imagine going down to your local brewpub or coffee shop. You meet some friends. The talk turns to the war. You criticize the President and his wealthy supporters. Next thing you know, a couple of husky fellows at the next table grab you, hustle you out the door and down to the local police station. You are arrested on a charge of sedition.... (more)

Thursday June 1st, 2006

British Government pays £100,000 over Nerve Gas Death posted 06/01/2006, 6:56 PM (The Epoch Times)
[Category: History]
The family of an ex-RAF pilot who died in 1950s nerve gas experiments at Porton Down military research centre won £100,000 in compensation from the government last week.

Twenty year-old Ronald Maddison died in 1953 after liquid sarin was dripped onto his arm in cold war-era chemical weapons experiments. For more than 50 years Mr Maddison's family have pressed the Ministry of Defence to apologise and account for his death. The settlement comes as the MoD accepts "gross negligence"
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Geronimo's family call on Bush to help return his skeleton posted 06/01/2006, 6:54 PM (The Independent)
[Category: History]
The great grandson of the Apache leader Geronimo has appealed to the big chief in the White House to help recover the remains of his famous relative - purportedly stolen more than 90 years ago by a group of students - including the President's grandfather.

The story that members of Yale University's secret Skull and Bones society took the remains - including a skull and femur - from the burial site in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has long been part of the university's lore. But a univers
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Tuesday May 30th, 2006

Orwell's comrade in Spain 'was double spy' posted 05/30/2006, 9:14 PM (London Telegraph)
[Category: History]
George Orwell's commander and close confidant in the Spanish Civil War was an agent for both MI5 and the Vichy regime that controlled France on behalf of the Nazis, new research has revealed.

Georges Kopp - who biographers of the great socialist writer previously believed had an affair with Orwell's first wife, Eileen - had fought in Spain as a company commander of the POUM, the Marxist militia that attracted Orwell in 1936.

Papers discovered by a Belgian researcher
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Saturday May 27th, 2006

More Vietnam War Papers Released: Kissinger Told China U.S. Could Accept Communist Takeover posted 05/27/2006, 10:40 PM (AP)
[Category: History]
Henry A. Kissinger quietly acknowledged to China in 1972 that Washington could accept a communist takeover of South Vietnam if that evolved after a withdrawal of U.S. troops -- even as the war to drive back the communists dragged on with mounting deaths.

President Richard M. Nixon's envoy told Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai: "If we can live with a communist government in China, we ought to be able to accept it in Indochina."

Kissinger's blunt remarks surfaced from a col
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Tuesday May 23rd, 2006

Dracula Castle to Be Returned to Owner (The Hapsburgs) posted 05/23/2006, 8:25 PM (AP)
[Category: History]
BUCHAREST, Romania — More than 60 years after it was seized by communists, the Romanian government is to hand back one of the country's most popular tourist sites, the fabled Dracula Castle, to its former owner, the culture minister said Tuesday.

The hand-over ceremony will take place Friday noon in the 14th century castle's museum deep within the fortress in Transylvania, said minister Adrian Iorgulescu at a news conference.

The castle, worth an estimated US$25 mil
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"The Hapsburgs ruled Romania for a period starting in the late 17th century". Actually, they ruled over half the world for centuries.

Tuesday May 9th, 2006

Skeleton in the Bush family cupboard posted 05/09/2006, 4:01 PM (The Telegraph)
[Category: History]
One of America's great historical controversies intensifed yesterday with the publication of fresh evidence that members of an elite secret society may have dug up the remains of the Indian leader Geronimo and displayed his skull in their headquarters.

Rumours that half a dozen members of the Skull & Bones society at Yale University - including President George W Bush's grandfather, Prescott Bush - dug up the grave of the legendary Apache leader during the First World War have exe
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Yale Historian Finds Geronimo Clue: 'Lends validity to the lore that Yale University's ultra-secret Skull and Bones society swiped the skull of American Indian leader Geronimo' posted 05/09/2006, 4:01 PM (AP)
[Category: History]
HARTFORD, Conn. - A Yale University historian has uncovered a 1918 letter that seems to lend validity to the lore that Yale University's ultra-secret Skull and Bones society swiped the skull of American Indian leader Geronimo.

The letter, written by one member of Skull and Bones to another, purports that the skull and some of the Indian leader's remains were spirited from his burial plot in Fort Sill, Okla., to a stone tomb in New Haven that serves as the club's headquarters.
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Friday May 5th, 2006

Apartheid army's secrets made public posted 05/05/2006, 1:12 PM (Aljazeera)
[Category: History]
A report detailing white South Africa's deadly military involvement during apartheid's dying days has been made public for the first time.

The Steyn report, compiled by a top apartheid general for FW De Klerk, South Africa's last white president, details how the army helped destabilise the country during the turbulent early 1990s.

"The report contains a list of military and other suspects, which, now that it is in the public arena, puts pressure on the authorities
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Thursday May 4th, 2006

May Day and the 'Posthumous' Influence of the Illuminati posted 05/04/2006, 4:08 PM (Conspiracy Archive)
[Category: History]
Secret societies do nothing without multiple layers of esoteric meaning; symbolism is of vital importance. It was in this tradition that Adam Weishaupt founded the Illuminati on May 1st, 1776. When we look at the doctrine of the Illuminati, it becomes clear that the choice of May Day for its birth was no coincidence.... (more)

Thursday April 20th, 2006

Esoteric secrets, Scottish Freemasonry and the building of the American dream posted 04/20/2006, 3:17 PM (The Scotsman)
[Category: History]
Pictured: The minutes from Aitchison's Haven - which could be the oldest recorded stonemason lodge in the world.

DAN BROWN'S next book The Solomon Key is said to speculate on the role and influence of Freemasonry. In much the same way that The Da Vinci Code has its climax in Rosslyn Chapel, it may well be that the best-selling author's latest work will also find its roots in Scotland.

For if Brown's new novel is looking at alleged Masonic conspiracy in the US
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The Truth Behind the Knights Templar: Some Say the Knights Found the Holy Grail posted 04/20/2006, 3:17 PM (ABC News)
[Category: History]
20, 2006 — The mystery of the Knights Templar has been in the public conscious lately because of their portrayal as the guardians of the Holy Grail in Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" and other contemporary works.

Intrigue and controversy, though, have followed them since medieval times.

"I think every generation hopes that there is a secret, there is one secret and if only we could get the key to that secret we would understand so much and we all look for it in past
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Monday April 3rd, 2006

Revealed: victims of UK's cold war torture camp posted 04/03/2006, 1:50 PM (London Guardian)
[Category: History]
Photographs of victims of a secret torture programme operated by British authorities during the early days of the cold war are published for the first time today after being concealed for almost 60 years.

The pictures show men who had suffered months of starvation, sleep deprivation, beatings and extreme cold at one of a number of interrogation centres run by the War Office in postwar Germany.

A few were starved or beaten to death, while British soldiers are alleged
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No 10 horrified by gung-ho US in Cuban nuclear missile crisis posted 04/03/2006, 1:49 PM (London Telegraph)
[Category: History]
Downing Street was shocked to learn in 1962 that its American allies had been poised to start World War III over the Cuban missile crisis without consulting Britain, new papers reveal.

So important did the prime minister, Harold Macmillan, consider a report from his intelligence chief in the days after President John F Kennedy faced down a Soviet nuclear threat in his backyard that he immediately sent a copy to the Queen.

The warning from Maj Gen Sir Kenneth Strong,
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