How the SS Became Nazi Germany’s Most Ruthless Killers

SS units were transformed during the Polish campaign into a fighting force responsible for horrific atrocities.

by Warfare History Network (The National Interest)

At the mention of the letters “SS,” an image springs to mind of ruthless German troops, the epitome of the Nazi/Aryan ideal: tall, strong, blond-haired, and blue-eyed, enthusiastically ready to fight and die for Germany and their beloved Führer, Adolf Hitler.… Read more

Taiwan blasts China for ‘reckless’ fighter jet incursion


China has significantly stepped up diplomatic and military pressure on Taiwan since Tsai took office in 2016 (AFP Photo/SAM YEH)

Taipei hit out at China on Sunday for what it said was a “reckless and provocative” incursion by two fighter jets across a largely respected line dividing the two sides in the Taiwan Strait.… Read more