“They were so desperate to slow the advance of the German Sixth Army that they would send us into battle without weapons. Among the Red Army soldiers in front of us, there was quite a lot of panic. When they heard that the Germans were on their flanks, they started to run. To get rifles or submachine guns we had to take them from these men. Sometimes we even had to fight them for the weapons” *Russian soldiers account of the battle of Stalingrad*

“The Capitalists will sell us the very rope, from which we will use to hang them.” *Vladimir Lenin*

“We’re at war with the most dangerous enemy that has ever faced man kind in its long climb from the swamps to the stars; and its been said if we lose that war, and in so doing lose this way of freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment, that those who had the most to lose, did the least to prevent it from happening, well I think its time we ask ourselves if we still know the freedoms that were intended for us by the founding fathers.” *Ronald Reagan*