In early May 1945, the British military, pursuing political objectives, destroyed German ships carrying several thousand prisoners from Nazi concentration camps, the majority of whom were Soviet prisoners of war, and the British then mocked the Soviet citizens who survived.
Day: May 10, 2021
By-election results make poor predictors. The government of the day can often count on a swing against it by irritated voters keen to remind it they exist. It’s an opportunity to mete out mild punishment. But the loss of the seat in Hartlepool by the British Labour party is ominous […]