Remembering Herschel Grynspan


I read book review “A pawn in a deadly game” by Colin Greenwood in the UK Spectator issue 2 Feb 2019, a while ago and remembered it for today, the first day of Passover in the Jewish calendar. Greenwood was reviewing “Hilter’s Scapegoat: The boy Assassin and the Holocaust” written by Stephen Koch published by Ambereley Press. It’s an interesting tale. PRELUDE On 7 November … Continue reading Remembering Herschel Grynspan

Treaty of Versailles, twice


April 7, 2019, marks the hundredth anniversary of Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles — the infamous war-guilt clause. Although the treaty was not signed until June 28, the Supreme Council approved the notorious article on April 7, 1919. The authors were John Maynard Keynes, & John Foster Dulles. The Allied and Associated Governments affirm and Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her … Continue reading Treaty of Versailles, twice

Quantrill’s Raid on Larryville


William Clarke Quantrill was a Confederate captain during the American Civil War. He was the Confederate version of General William Tecumseh Sherman who is renowned for his burning and pillaging non-military supporters. It is hard to say which man invented the scorched earth policy, but historians seems to favour Quantrill over Sherman because of the Lawrence KS raid. On August 21st 1863, a full year before Sherman’s … Continue reading Quantrill’s Raid on Larryville

Lt. General Nathan Bedford Forrest


It is hard to write an unbiased report for General Forrest because we have a far different perspective of the Civil War than what was predominant 170 years ago.  Instead, we are just posting his chart and commenting on the salient astrological points. Biograph: Nathan Forrest was the eldest of twelve children and a twin with his sister Fanny. Neptune was not discovered until 1848 … Continue reading Lt. General Nathan Bedford Forrest

Dwelling upon U.S. General George S. Patton, jr.


One of the lectures I went to at SoTa was on classical rulers.  The presenter gave Patton as having Mars in Libra, seventh house.  That struck me as odd, so I went to Astro.com and looked it up.  They have November 11, 1885 18:38 at San Marino California.  This gives him a 01 Gemini Ascendant with Mercury Sagittarius opposing. I do not remember her name … Continue reading Dwelling upon U.S. General George S. Patton, jr.

#459 German Chancellor & Field Marshall Paul von Hindenburg


Hindenburg was the son of a Prussian officer of old Prussian Junker stock but his mother was not. He was a cadet at the age of 11, and served in the Austro-Prussian (Seven Weeks’) War of 1866 and in the Franco-German War of 1870–71 that Germany won and General Fochs his WWI adversary lamented. . He retired as a general in 1911 after an honourable … Continue reading #459 German Chancellor & Field Marshall Paul von Hindenburg

#344 Field Marshall Ferdinand Foch


Field Marshall Ferdinand Foch is credited with the man who ended the War to end all Wars — World War i in the Allies favour.  He was born on October 2, 1851 in Tarbes, France.  Tarbes is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region of southwestern France and the capital of Bigorre. It has been a commune since 1790.  Tarbes was known … Continue reading #344 Field Marshall Ferdinand Foch

The Lusitania and Elbert Hubbard


For those interested in the sinking of the Lusitania and Hubbard’s birthchart, it is provided below for discussion and review.  We are using the Marc Jones time and the 2:12 GMT PM time for the sinking as reported by the lighthouse keeper of Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland — it was supposedly within view.  The first chart is a bi-wheel of Hubbard and the sinking, … Continue reading The Lusitania and Elbert Hubbard