German soldiers have received the Nazi press’s parcimonious news on events in Italy with bewilderment and with anxiety.
Marxism and war
No. 3 September 1943 (This issue is dedicated to the end of the fourth year of the second world imperialist war)
The real face of the war
No. 2 Summer 1943
[Illegible] I came back from leave a few days ago and I was amazed by the situation in Germany. What I saw is not easy to describe.
The SPD leadership’s treachery in the First World War left the German working class disarmed. Talk of revolution was smothered by the state of emergency. Therefore it was liberating when on 1 May 1916 Karl Liebknecht organised a demonstration in Potsdamer Platz with the support of thousands of workers from Berlin,
Soldiers! Comrades! A new and decisive phase of the Second World War has begun. Anglo-American capital has launched its troops on the offensive on the European continent. With 4,000 warships, 13,000 planes and half a million soldiers they have begun landings on the French Atlantic coast.
Soldiers who fought in Russian remain confused about the contradictory character of Soviet life: on the one hand great, undeniable progress in the cities, including new houses, large roads and modern
(A letter from a soldier)
By Sean Matgamna
The two month "Falklands War" between Britain and Argentina in 1982 was a freak event. It was part of no larger conflict; no issue other than possession of the islands was involved.