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1 FEBRUARY

THE DAILY EXPRESS URGES HITLER TO USE ‘EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES’ [ 1 February 1933 ] On 1 February 1933, just days after Hitler was elected to power in Germany, the Daily Express urged the nascent Nazi regime to take ruthless action to tackle the supposed threat from Russian backed communists; informing its readers that ‘the communist wave of…

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31 JANUARY

GENERAL – ‘THE INDIAN IS SIMPLY NOT FIT TO LEAD HIS MEN’ [ 31 January 1915 ] On 31 January 1915, despite the hideous casualty rate suffered by commissioned British officers in the trenches of the Western Front, General Sir James Wilcox commanding the India Corps, refused to appoint Indian officers to lead his soldiers….