Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Spanish historian Daniel Trujillo Sanz observed that he is seeing a "disturbing" revision of history in Western countries regarding the Second World War, with facts "being distorted in such a way as to make Russia out to be an old enemy of the West.
Seventy years ago, on June 6, 1944, a heroic group of American Rangers scaled the one-hundred-foot cliffs of the Pointe du Hoc, a vital promontory on the Norman coast. They were setting out to break through the Atlantic Wall-the German defenses spanning from the Arctic to the Pyrenees. Today, these fortifications are monuments to failure.
The following leader was published on the cover of The Economist on June 10th 1944, following the D-Day landings of June 6th. FOUR years ago almost to a day the last man was taken off the beaches at Dunkirk.