A great history lesson. I also found it interesting that the “democratic” imperialist powers (US, UK, France) used the fascist powers as a weapon against the USSR and the world socialist movement in general just as they are today using ISIS for their nefarious domestic and foreign policy objectives.
By Nikos Mottas at In Defense of Communism*
The Soviet army hoisting its flag over the German Reichstag after the battle for Berlin in 1945
If we see that Germany is winning we ought to help Russia and if Russia is winning we ought to help Germany, and that way let them kill as many as possible…”
Harry S. Truman, 33rd POTUS, 1941
Since the end of the Second World War, the bourgeois historiography has tried to distort various incidents in order to vilify Socialism and the USSR. One of these incidents- which has been a “banner” of imperialism’s apologists and other anticommunists- is the so-called “Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact“* which was signed in 1939. In it’s unscientific, unhistorical effort to equate Communism with Nazism, the bourgeois propaganda presents the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact as a medium of expansive policy by the USSR and Hitler’s Germany. The distortion of…
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