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Roger Moorhouse @Roger_Moorhouse Internal Exile (Herts, UK)

Historian of the Third Reich, Poland and WW2. Author, visiting professor & book reviewer. Sometimes vulgar: often curmudgeonly. Semper desperandum.

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Workers in a factory in Grodno, Belarus. When their boss claims Lukashenko won the election, someone shouts: "Whoev… https://t.co/6cakaz2fqO
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8/13
2020
I was thinking that the protest will decrease today. But no! After being shot and beaten last night, even more, peo… https://t.co/4ZYkVHK1E6
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseGen Sikorski had a decisive role in the Battle of Warsaw. 5th Army had to absorb Tukhachevsky's main thrust: 3 Sovi… https://t.co/WTDOTg8UtH
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @klaasm67 Opel Monza! Oh yes...Spectacular! Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty returns broadcasting on medium waves in Belarusian language. In reac… https://t.co/J6ujru5wLo
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseThis morning in Lebedevo village, Molodechno district, Minsk region, people came to the local council with a collec… https://t.co/FVZD2zUoPv
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseOn the ground in Minsk, this is what BBC team @abdujalil and @BBCWillVernon witnessed last night. https://t.co/RWQFXkHuXH
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseI cannot emphasize too much what ludicrous, sensationalist rubbish this is. No serious historian doubts that Hitler… https://t.co/rdIU8ta6sm
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @nickfshort Truly dreadful, mendacious programme. I was approached but turned it down when I realised the utter non… https://t.co/mpCgPVufJkLittle bit of time travel for my fellow Vratislavia lovers. Breslau in 1924. https://t.co/5daB1OXRny
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseRemembering the amazing Poles fighting against overwhelming odds in Warsaw today in 1944, part of the greatest resi… https://t.co/f4X0n1Fn3g
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseUngeheuerlich ist wohl eher #NordStream2. Besonders für unsere Verbündeten in Osteuropa und für die Ukraine. https://t.co/4s1aaQLIPd
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseOut of curiousity, I've just watched #HuntingHitler Season 1, so you don't have to. I've never seen a more nonsens… https://t.co/lURwvedOVH
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8/12
2020
Gen Władysław #Anders is best known for commanding #Poland's II Corps in #WW2 and the odyssey out of Russia. Yet, h… https://t.co/BcbqBCqoAL
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @happyhappyhenri Lake AnnecyWell, this is lovely... https://t.co/R3GlIUR7YN“Silence about this catastrophe has led to a situation where a very large proportion of people has simply forgotten… https://t.co/B62dC9KhRE
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse📆 #OTD 128 years ago, August 11, 1892, General Władysław #Anders was born. He was an initiator and commander of the… https://t.co/HNuYnctbNU
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseOver the next 7 days I will tweet about the victory of the Poles over the Bolsheviks in 1920 in English. On Saturda… https://t.co/bpIzwY2hJH
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @TheOnionGod @WW2girl1944 @lukedalygroves @anneapplebaum @TimothyDSnyder @GilesMacDonogh @simonmontefiore @peterfrankopan Thanks Gilad.Reminder: TONIGHT 7pm CAN WE CANCEL 'CANCEL CULTURE'? What's behind the new assaults on freedom of expression an… https://t.co/37bpSTa3rW
Retweeted by Roger MoorhousePropaganda 101: Accuse your enemy of that which you are guilty https://t.co/v7S1sxuX6Z
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseHappening in #Belarus right now. Be hard pressed here in the U.K. to know anything about it https://t.co/07WTc2DwHD
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseBelarusian state TV presenter resigns in solidarity with the protests. https://t.co/1Ujtq9Vtla
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @_HelenDale @MWHamilton @LawLiberty It is. Laugh out loud stuff. Love it @_HelenDale @MWHamilton @LawLiberty Great book❗💯#𝐁𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐥𝐞𝐎𝐟𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐰 𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐡𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 - commen… https://t.co/jL7N36jGQo
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseWalter Duranty is alive and well. 🙄 https://t.co/vOauNt6hTLThe absolutely lowest of lowest forms of political repression is to take away or in any way harm political opponent… https://t.co/9Eh9jFnLSc
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseLoving @edwest’s book, by the way. Thought-provoking, informative and laugh-out-loud funny. https://t.co/9E4uHJ9TjEHey Western media, do you know historic events are unfolding in Belarus? Please put your best journalists into th… https://t.co/iRANRoAwFM
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse"Postmodern thought over the last half century has evolved in such a way as to constitute a threat not only to libe… https://t.co/wp2C4SOc7E
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseInteresting that while Russian state TV channels are (for now) siding with Lukashenko, in the Russian press there’s… https://t.co/hHfrYHzo2W
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseFor updates regarding the Belarus elections, follow SSEES PhD candidate @TadeuszGiczan who is doing a fantastic job… https://t.co/V5otcwZ1ld
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseSvetlana #Tikhanovskaya is safe. She is in #Lithuania. https://t.co/6f9U2meoX0
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8/11
2020
Sympathies, of course, but it’d be more persuasive without the spelling mistake 🙄 https://t.co/kj2iTHZim6Party-like atmosphere on #Belarus streets blocked by drivers so police vehicles won't get through. Cars honking, lo… https://t.co/Qm2Kdzbae8
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseMany streets in Minsk are blocked for police vehicles (paddy wagons, water cannons) - Belarusian drivers came out e… https://t.co/xX4LhQ1J1S
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseToday in 1628 the Vasa, the latest, most powerful and advanced ship in the Swedish navy set off on its maiden voyag… https://t.co/D7Ed7jaa9r
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseTried to reach Svetlana #Tikhanovskaya for several hours. Her whereabouts not known even to her staff. Concerned ab… https://t.co/Khtyuw4tD7
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseSvetlana Tikhanovskaya said today she has no reason to fear arrest or flee Belarus. Now her staff says she's gone m… https://t.co/fx8OwPCZvk
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse📆 #OTD 76 years ago the @BBC broadcast a warning in several European languages stating that the #GermanAtrocities c… https://t.co/hQegd1XPuC
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseI wish them all the luck in the world. https://t.co/mAUU0zlrPU
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseViscount Edgar Vincent D'Abernon led the 🇬🇧 & 🇫🇷 delegation that took part in the Interallied Mission to Poland in… https://t.co/L3Y9Rsuubr
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseEric Hoffer: ‘Every good cause begins as a movement, becomes a business and eventually degenerates into a racket’.… https://t.co/hBAjBMRpbI
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseDo listen in to my talk tonight if you're ever thought about doing a Military History research degree. My 2020-21 p… https://t.co/KrUGA56odW
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse❗#OTD 7⃣6⃣🗓years ago the @BBC broadcast a warning in many European languages stating that the #GermanAtrocities com… https://t.co/3A1sCC8NAz
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseAt over 250 polling stations where the results weren't rigged Tikhanovskaya officially got around 70%. Results rang… https://t.co/kCG74BDMKD
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseLegendary rock producer and engineer Martin Birch has died: https://t.co/18KKSBYxsr https://t.co/UWHHVdhJjW
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseWhat happens when you abolish the police... https://t.co/bNYv1FRMNK
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse'Not only did it secure Poland's existence for a generation after 1920, it also provided a 20-year check on the rev… https://t.co/yCZoiCiokU
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseThis photo of a police van ramming protesters in Minsk. https://t.co/a3G8Phh2Lc
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @tggrove @KresySiberia Bastards stick togetherNothing says ‘genuinely won 80% of the vote’ like blocking the capital city off and shutting down the internet.
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseOn 10 August 1939🗓 #ReinhardHeydrich ordered an #SS officer and SD agent Alfred #Naujocks to fake a Polish attack o… https://t.co/FEhuYpSdP4
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse"I ask everyone who is now making decisions, and above all the commanders of special forces: do not use force again… https://t.co/ANeTBR4wlL
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8/10
2020
Brilliant analyst of the Russia, Ukraine and Belarus @AlexKokcharov lays out the background and future options for… https://t.co/YJZX7MzbPj
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @klaasm67 Thanks Klaas 😉 I’ll be sure to look out for it! @klaasm67 Very nice.
8/9
2020
@klaasm67 At least among readers of “Teen Vogue” 🙄Er... #QTWTAIN https://t.co/yAFt7SklYBExplaining to my father in law over lunch the title of my forthcoming book of columns - Everything in Moderation- m… https://t.co/2kf6uqSXzX
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseVery interesting interview with #FrederickTaylor, author of "The Berlin Wall". Highly recommended. @fredvallierhttps://t.co/O1RRnlHdFo
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse"History on an epic scale!" —@simonmontefiore Though their eventual demise was ignominious, in THE HABSBURGS, Mar… https://t.co/BvTjwqOMek
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseThe replies.. 😂 https://t.co/WNd5xn1JYUOn the shoulders of giants. Towards a more reasonable understanding of history: https://t.co/XzxydpIzMF
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseI never imagined I would see this: A US ambassador paying tribute to Nazi German fighters & occupiers. Including S… https://t.co/HT15eDrWkI
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseHere, I prepared for you some tips to understand Belarus politics and culture better. Books, movies, music (thread)… https://t.co/Q2fTQTQgdH
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseBelarus is a test for a geopolitical Europe. Paris, Berlin, London and Brussels must set clear red lines. Our lates… https://t.co/mNCuTAk75k
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @KresySiberia @franakviacorka ...or Black Sabbath?
8/8
2020
❗#WolaMassacre, the largest single massacre of civilians during #WWII ended #OTD 7⃣6⃣ 🗓 years ago. It’s hard to est… https://t.co/dJBhH4epnA
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseGreat @Roger_Moorhouse book. Just don’t miss it! https://t.co/ldRnDK4Hj6 https://t.co/nwqHB0DgBt
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseLIVE COMEDY IN TRING THIS WEEKEND. Tickets remaining... Just 2x tickets left for tonight with Reg D Hunter. 18 left… https://t.co/IVjFBwaZDO
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseGood to hear. Hope the second half doesn’t disappoint! 😉 https://t.co/Xl2kVJJUdQ @klaasm67 This one in particular - searingly brutal. https://t.co/T5sOU5Q8oW @RobbieTimes @rogerboyes Not impressed by Ohler. I thought “Blitzed” was dreadful.⬛Jadwiga Falkowska was shot by the RONA #Russian collaborators during the #WarsawUprising #OTD 7⃣6⃣ years ago. This… https://t.co/LyLgsFDnCf
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseThis is a great piece. Education is riddled with this habit. “Once reified, postmodern abstractions about the world… https://t.co/bnlJTki8y0
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseLife is wholly less amusing without Ronnie Barker around https://t.co/H1RdFwoT9b
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseIt's been great to have Kim Kardashian visit #RAFLuton today for a tour of the base! https://t.co/bnRRsR5LAz
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @klaasm67 Have you read Gert Ledig?The next Pearls of Spanish genius Newsletter will be out Tuesday. If you'd like to sign up for it to be sent direct… https://t.co/5AeKw3dUi9
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse#OTD 1942, Janusz Korczak was murdered in Treblinka death camp. Korczak, a Polish Jewish teacher, refused repeated… https://t.co/yMZz3Nhzz0
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseI was beaten by my abusive father, brought up by my anorexic, suicidal depressive mum on a council estate, got no G… https://t.co/o2SeMZ1ksE
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseDuring a break in his show trial, Witold Pilecki said that, for him personally, Auschwitz was a "game" compared to… https://t.co/FpTYgJWffR
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @_HelenDale @HPluckrose @ConceptualJames @TheCriticMag Great review Helen.Well, @HPluckrose & @ConceptualJames's "Cynical Theories" sets out how large numbers of "educated" people have come… https://t.co/B77u8zcZKq
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseSvyatlana Tsikhanouskaya was expected to just fill in for her jailed husband, but now many see her as a legitimate… https://t.co/cGd04sXWKP
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse“The finest campaign history I have ever read” - high praise for “Poland 1939” from Daniel Ford's Bookshelf. https://t.co/WNGbS06ufu
8/7
2020
❗Over 300 #Jews were liberated and saved from certain death thanks to the #HomeArmy soldiers of the #Zoska battalio… https://t.co/kkZ9xvVMZ4
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse#OTD in 1944, 24 yo Krystyna Wańkowicz perished in the #WarsawUprising. She was the liason officer for the Parasol… https://t.co/iIp37mygrp
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseMore un-paywalled writing [2]: 5. @thecriticmag archive: https://t.co/dQESfyMQ4v 6: @standpointmag archive:… https://t.co/VYdt1kW3Zn
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseRussia keeps surprising the West. Not because Russia is unpredictable or irrational; instead, it can be the West ju… https://t.co/xE1FfP2aLU
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse @Edeaulx @twlldun Come on Adrian, Lewes is hardly "the enemy heartlands" for Maoists!"I have tried to live my life in such a way that, in my last hour, I would be happy rather than fearful" The words… https://t.co/j5EieqmvIq
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8/6
2020
This is so grim. Political and public policy needs to fully engage with this now. The “curve”was flattened ages ago… https://t.co/AyY3m0IRSb
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseA superb essay competition, this year focusing on Witold Pilecki, the focus of Jack Fairweather's excellent 'The Vo… https://t.co/TvTSfpCekv
Retweeted by Roger MoorhouseOTD in 1940 Soviets formally annexed Lithuania, Latvia, & Estonia. After "elections" they had "asked" to join USSR… https://t.co/fiuj6Uacod
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse#BeirutBlast as we understand the sequence: in 2013 a Moldovan flagged vessel, Rhosus put into Beirut after sufferi… https://t.co/Dwmhuf3CBJ
Retweeted by Roger Moorhouse#OTD the Germans entered the Warsaw District of Wola and began systematically murdering unarmed innocent civilians,… https://t.co/PwKxNcQT2O
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8/5
2020

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