HOLOCAUST survivor Simon Wiesenthal, an untiring campaigner who helped track down hundreds of Nazi war criminals, has died in Vienna aged 96, his pressure group has announced. Mr Wiesenthal was the world’s most intrepid hunter of Nazi war criminals, bringing more than a thousand to trial in a global campaign to ensure no one forgot
I chose not to enter the debate on Terri Schiavo and only do so now to report the poor woman’s death. At peace at last. The Washington Post has the details
We win and they lose. Ronald Reagon getting the USSR problem down to one line. Far too simplistic for the left but it worked. By the end of his watch the wall had come down. The obscenity that was Communist USSR joined the civilized world. There will be a lot written and spoken over the
To prove I’m not Army-centric It is with regret that I announce that Air Commodore William Henry ‘Bull’ Garing (Rtd), CBE, DFC, DSC has died One of Australia’s most respected World War Two Air Force commanders, Air Commodore William Henry ‘Bull’ Garing passed away on New Year’s Day at the age of 93. AIRCDRE Garing
General Sir Thomas Daly has died aged 90. The ABC have a brief report here. They mention his being a Brigade Commander at Tobruk during WW2 and Commander of the 28th Commonwealth Brigade in Korea. What they can’t bring themselves to mention is that he was commander of the Australian Army during the Vietnam War
A legend has died. Full story here. RM will be sadly missed, a man amongst men he also made the best boot around.