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Michael Ledeen: The War on Military History


Stogie apprecionado and history scholar Michael Ledeen points out how the British Museum is airbrushing history, in particular military history.  It’s not just Churchill’s ‘offending’ cigar, it is the Left’s war on the historical record and on reality itself…

“Peace has many dangers, including the potentially fatal belief that all disputes can be negotiated.”

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If the Truth shall set us free, then the Truth is too dangerous for the masses, obviously.

“It is unclear who is responsible for doctoring the photograph, with the museum – The Winston Churchill’s Britain at War Experience – claiming not to have noticed the cigar was missing.”

Shame on the British Museum.

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[Dear reader: Please forgive my tardy posting as of late.  Duty calls me to help someone sort-out an unfortunate event elsewhere. Regular guest blogger Glenn Reynolds is begging-off again – something about mark-downs on blenders. Posting will be sporadic until Tuesday.  Many thanks for your understanding! – Ed.]

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 2010/06/17 14:05

    This is why I make a point of smoking cigars while in uniform. Someone’s got to stick up for History and I’m just the man for the job.

    Pass me those clippers, willya?

  2. 2010/06/17 14:10

    Right. Here’s the Zippo, too.

    Now me, I smoke tires. Blessed be the torque.

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