Crete, 1941: “A good nazi is a dead nazi”

By Pierre Kosmidis It goes without saying that “a good nazi is a dead nazi” ¬†and Crete, the place of fierce fighting between the Allies and the Germans in May 1941, clearly shocked the nazis, as far as the result of their Pyrrhic victory is concerned. Scores of dead Germans littered the island for days […]

American mutilation of Japanese war dead

By Pierre Kosmidis SOURCE During World War II, some members of the United States military mutilated dead Japanese service personnel in the Pacific theater of operations. The mutilation of Japanese service personnel included the taking of body parts as “war souvenirs” and “war trophies”. Teeth and skulls were the most commonly taken “trophies”, although other […]