Will September 17 reddish funny day calendar?

Almost 70 years of joining the Western Belarus to the Belarusian SSR causes a number of conflicting views. At the official level throughout Russian history states that the September 17, 1939 marked an historic event for Belarus: Russian troops regained terrain that 20 years was under Polish rule. If all this does not happen often, so the official bureaucrats memory quoted witness events Maxim Tank, which in the hot trail wrote: "No communiques, no reports, no later evidence historians can not convey the interest and the joy with which the workers of Western Belarus welcomed reddish the army. "Or will

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September 17 offer to make municipal prazdnichkom

According to one of the founders of the initiative — Deputy Chairman of the Military Historical Society Igor Pohlopko — "Liberation march of the Red Army entered history as a brilliant peacekeeping operation, it is fenced off from the West Belarus capture Hitler’s troops and brought Belarusians exemption from state oppression by Polish gentry." Initiative vigorously supported the pro-government Communist Party of Belarus. According to the activist of the party, a member of the House of Representatives Igor Kotljarova, September 17, 1939 — a "big date":"Today did much for many of the Belarusian people, the Belarusian country. In this day

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M. Leonov considers himself not guilty and repressed

Under the heading "The destiny of man" "Narodnaya Volya" Alena Leonova publishes an interview, the wife of ex-director of the Minsk Tractor Plant Misha Leonova "My husband considers himself innocent …" Misha Leonov was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and for 6 years he has been in prison. In January 2006, according to the views of lawyers, he had change the mode to more Myagenkaya, and in May 2007, former director could be released on parole. But it did not work out. Wife convicted appealed to Alexander Lukashenko, but the appeal was forwarded to the Prosecutor General. From there

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The ideological shift. Putin took the taboo on the topic The Soviet-Finnish War

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Soviet Union, beginning in 1939, the war with Finland, tried to correct the admitted mistakes during the revolution, and calls to honor the memory of fallen Soviet soldiers as they carried out their duty.

Talking about the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940 came during a meeting with members of the President's re-established the Military Historical Society and the search teams. One of the participants in the conversation suggested to create memorials to "mark the death of these people, anyway those who died for our country."

"These are the words superfluous. Anyway — so

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A few words about the premises of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940

Finland — in contrast to Poland — to join it to Russia in 1809, has never been an independentStatebut was a long time ago won a part of Sweden. As a result, Russian-Swedish War of 1808-1809 the territory of the future of the Finnish state was ceded to Russia. Similarly, stories with "Kingdom of Poland" was not only a manifestation of the will of the Russian, but the result of the preceding brief war in 1812, "zigzag" European geopolitics.

The Great War of 1812-1815's as if to protect us from the events

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On the collaborators second world war

September 1 1939 , Hitler stormed Poland throughout the German-Polish border. From that date are usually count the second world war. By September 17 Poland as the government ended its existence. One of the initiators of the role of the Warsaw section of Munich Czechoslovakia — Jozef Beck — September 17, 1939, fleeing from the advancing troops nedavneshnego own allies — Germany, fled to Romania. It was followed and Rydz-Rydz. Only after that the troops of the Red Army fled the Soviet-Polish border by launching its own liberation campaign, which lasted 5 days and warm welcome to local

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The unknown war: The reddish star over Western Belarus

History of the accession of Western Belarus in September 1939 seemed like something of a large-scale military exercises ended with victory and flowers. In fact the Red Army had to participate in military operations with tanks and aircraft.

For a long time the role of "Stalin's Falcons" in the process of joining the Western Belarus never given great significance. And yet specifically September 17, 1939 was the debut of days Russian aviation second world war. Recently the beginning of the "liberation campaign" in the Belorussian and Kiev special military district, soon became the Belarusian and Ukrainian fronts, were made massive

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Do I have to be ashamed of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact?

Spit upon our history liberal commentators seek at any cost to provide Russian Alliance zateyschikom the 2nd World War. One of the lovers of arguments used for this purpose is an unfortunate contract of non-aggression between Germany and the Russian Union of 23 August 1939, more recognizable as the "Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact." At any rate the comfort of the embarrassing case of Russian media raise ritual howling about this terrible crime against the progressive population.

The Munich Agreement

Though what an honest researcher knows that the historical facts should not be viewed in isolation, but in the overall context of what

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Slovakia under the patronage of Germany and the Slovak army during the second world war

Once in March 1939, Czechoslovakia was occupied by German troops and eliminated, were formed Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia and the Slovak Republic. Slovak Glinkovsky Party (slovatsk. Hlinkova slovenska ludova strana, HSLS) has established cooperation with Berlin before the fall of Czechoslovakia, putting his own highest autonomy to Slovakia or her independence because she regarded the German National Socialists as an ally.

It should be noted that the clerical-nationalist party was still since 1906 (until 1925 known as the Slovak People's Party). The party advocated autonomy for Slovakia in the first part of Hungary (which was part of the Austro-Hungarian

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The defeat of Poland in September 1939

According to the accepted opinion, September 1, 1939 began the second global war — 3rd Reich invaded Poland, although in China are counting from 1937. At 4 hours 45 minutes at the mouth of the Vistula River an old German battleship "Schleswig-Holstein" opened fire on a Polish military depot at Westerplatte Danzig joined the Wehrmacht coming across the border strip.

Poland at the time was quite artificial public education — actually made of Polish territories, the debris of the Russian Empire, the German Empire and Austria-Hungary. In 1939, 35.1 million people of the population of Poland Poles were 23.4

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