Re: [Cz-L] 28 June 1940

Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:23:02 +0300
To: Abraham Kogan <>, "'Asher Turtel'" <>

Yes - for us - children of the 20 -th century.
  But the story started time ago.

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From: "Abraham Kogan" <>
To: "'HARDY BREIER'" <>; "'Asher Turtel'"
Cc: "'Cz group e_mail'" <>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2014 4:45 PM
Subject: RE: [Cz-L] 28 June 1940

>I have some reservations regarding the importance of the 1848 Spring of
> Nations.
> For us, and for most of the East European countries, the main historic
> event
> was the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact. I am not sure whether in spite of the
> pact Hitler would not go ahead with "Operation Barbarossa" but for us it
> was
> the beginning of the end.....
> Abraham K.
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of HARDY
> Sent: Friday, June 27, 2014 11:13 AM
> To: Asher Turtel; Abraham Kogan
> Cc: Cz group e_mail
> Subject: Re: [Cz-L] 28 June 1940
> The June 28 1940 was just a station on the way down.
> Significant and dramatic but just a station.
> What really started the change was the 1848 Spring of Nations
> When nations wanted freedom and self rule.
> The Habsburgs being a multi nation empire this meant the end
> of the Empire.
> In 1919 the Habsburg , the German and the Russian Empires became
> republics,
> The Habsburgs also discomposed.
> The one year occupation of N. Bukovina by the Soviets was dramatic
> for
> us but was not a shattering event.
> What happened in Nov 1919 was a much more significant milestone.
> For us 1940 is more dramatic maybe because we witnessed it.
> But just a whistle stop on our way down..
> Hardy

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