The Barnes Review, January/February 2015

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VOLUME XXI, NUMBER 1


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 HONEST ABE & THE SULTANA DISASTER

By John Tiffany. After suffering months—even years—in Confederate POW camps, these Union soldiers were ecstatic to be finally going home. So optimistic were they, these emaciated former POWs didn’t even complain when they were packed like sardines on the steamship Sultana—the boat that was to take them back to their families. But though they had survived the horrors of war and starvation, these hardened men in blue could hardly have imagined the fate that awaited them and many of their comrades just 12 days after the surrender of Robert E. Lee.

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    VOLUME XXI, NUMBER 1


     Table of Contents


    HONEST ABE & THE SULTANA DISASTER

    By John Tiffany. After suffering months—even years—in Confederate POW camps, these Union soldiers were ecstatic to be finally going home. So optimistic were they, these emaciated former POWs didn’t even complain when they were packed like sardines on the steamship Sultana—the boat that was to take them back to their families. But though they had survived the horrors of war and starvation, these hardened men in blue could hardly have imagined the fate that awaited them and many of their comrades just 12 days after the surrender of Robert E. Lee.

    WHO REALLY MURDERED THE KINGFISH?

    By Dr. Phillip Rife. Huey Long was a brilliant lawyer and politician, representing Louisiana as a senator and later the Pelican State’s governor. But his fame and success had not come without a price. During his career, this brash populist had made enemies—powerful ones—including President Franklin Roosevelt and the Standard Oil Company. While passing through the state capitol building, Long, accompanied by a bevy of bodyguards, was shot. He died a few days later of his wounds. Though the case seems cut and dried, many questions remain unanswered about the assassination of “the Kingfish.”

    HOW FAR WOULD TTHE ROTHSCHILDS GO?

    By Stephen M. Goodson. TBR readers are well aware of the power and influence of the Rothschild banking dynasty. But was it really behind the assassination of British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval and the attempted assassination of President Andrew Jackson? Central banking critic and TBR editorial board member Stephen M.Goodson lays out the case.

    CZAR PAUL’S PLAN TO PROTECT THE JEWS

    By Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson. Trying to ensure peace in the Russian empire, Czar Paul I decided to find out why the Jews in his realms were complaining so bitterly of mistreatment. So concerned was he, that the czar created the Committee for the Organization of Jewish Life and sent famed Russian poet Gavrila Derzhavin to investigate. What he discovered changed Russia forever.

    UKRAINE’S PERSECUTED HEROES

    By Marc Roland. Those Ukrainians and Russians who have resisted the CIA-inspired takeover of Ukraine in recent months have been smeared as “neo-nazis” and “pro-Russian fascists.” The fact is, they are ultranationalistic and for a good reason: Ukraine was mightily abused by both Josef Stalin’s henchmen and the Western powers, and its people to this day are suspicious of anything stinking of Zionist meddling.

    AFTER STALINGRAD: A DOCTOR’S SAGA

    By Daniel w. Michaels. The battle of Stalingrad was a complete disaster for the German army. Over 100,000 German soldiers died and over 100,000 more were taken prisoner. But before and after the battle, it was disease—typhus and dysentery in particular—that remained an even more dangerous constant enemy, stalking the survivors like a ghostly specter. How did the ingenious German staff doctors deal with these camp killers and, especially, what did they teach their Soviet captors about dealing with these dreaded diseases?

    THE HABSBURGS & THE GREAT WAR

    By Ronald L. Ray. So much interest was generated about World War I from our TBR September/October WWI Centenary edition, readers have asked for more. To satisfy that hunger for authentic history about the Great War, assistant editor Ronald L. Ray has penned an extremely informative article about the true history of the early-20th-century Habsburgs from the Austrian point of view—an angle rarely offered in any modern-day history books. We know you will find this fascinating piece of great interest.

    A BIOGRAPHY OF ADOLF HITLER: THE HITLER-FEDER MONEY SYSTEM

    By Cassian D’Ornellas. In this latest chapter from our true history of the life of Adolf Hitler, scholar Cassian D’Ornellas explains how Hitler and his financial mentor turned a nation on the brink of financial collapse into an economic powerhouse in just a few short years. It’s a lesson for all of those who are wondering if the same programs could turn around today’s America.

    FEATURED IN THIS ISSUE: 

    Personal / Editorial • Eyewitness to the explosion • Gen. Grant and the time bomb • Diary of a Confederate saboteur • Huey Long vs. Dudley LeBlanc • Moment of Truth in Helsinki • History You May Have Missed • Habsburg blasts multiculturalism • Archduke’s eerie prediction • Letters to the Editor.

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