Operations of Paulus' Sixth Army in Stalingrad slowed down considerably due to exhaustion after two weeks of intense fighting as well as the weather growing appreciably colder.
Monday, October 24, 2016
A day in history
On this day in 1942 the very first hints of a defeat for Nazi Germany on the Volga began to appear. A Soviet victory on the great river was no longer seen as completely impossible.
The 'Thinking Anew' column in The Irish Times today. Michael Commane Sometimes I wonder has all the pious 'stuff' we have ...
Great headline in The Tablet this week. Headline on an article by Australian Jesuit Richard Leonard: We have lurched from uncritical respect...
The cover page of the current edition of The Tablet .
The link below is to an article on Carindal George Pell, which appeared in yesterday's Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/austral...