May 14th in German History: The Warsaw Pact is Established

A few days ago, I discussed the anniversary of West Germany joining NATO. Today is the anniversary not of a free nation joining a military alliance of its own accord, but of a puppet state joining a hegemony. The Warsaw Pact was created to ensure Soviet control over Eastern Europe as democracy and capitalism becameContinue reading “May 14th in German History: The Warsaw Pact is Established”