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Roncesvalles Revisited

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Mar 17, 2004

David Warren sees more Ganelons than Rolands in Western Europe:

The rotten heart of Europe has been exposed. The best comparison one can make is to Europe in 1940, when the entire continent had capitulated to Nazism and fascism, leaving Britain alone to fight. It thus came to be known as "Churchill's war", rather than "Hitler's war", only to revert when the Allies had won it, and a generation of Europeans, who had not lifted a finger, decided retrospectively that they had been in the Resistance.

Thanks to Lane Core.

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