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Who whacked Darlan? (II): More evidence on Churchill’s role in it

More than ever, I am persuaded that it was British spec ops who did arranged the assassination of French Admiral Darlan, the former chief of its Navy who became a Vichy leader.

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Why was the Navy so slow to prepare for anti-sub warfare in the Atlantic in 1942?

I mean, our admirals had been watching the British fight German submarines for years.

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Presidents Get the Military Leaders They Deserve

Twenty years after his presidency ended, Harry Truman reflected on firing General Douglas MacArthur, noting in Time magazine that, "I fired him because he wouldn't ...

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