Russia and the United States: The Forgotten History of a Brotherhood

This interests me very much! My father’s parents descended from German immigrants who all settled close to Lodz in the early 1800s. Most of them were weavers or carpenters/joiners. My father was born in Lodz in 1904, when Lodz still belonged to Russia. My father spoke Russian as well as Polish, but German was his first language.

“. . . . a policy with the clear intention to uplift the standard of living across the world with advanced industrial development.”

I think Lodz is a good example of advanced industrial development:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%81%C3%B3d%C5%BA

You are right:

“It is time the United States joins this initiative and remembers its forgotten brother.”

Rising Tide Foundation

by Cynthia Chung

“A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it”. – Frederick Douglass (former slave who would later become a great American statesman and diplomat)

It has always been an utmost necessity to exercise
caution when reading the historical accounts of great periods that threatened
to change the course of the world. As is widely recognised though not reflected
upon enough, ‘history is written by the
victors
’, and if this be indeed the truth, than we must be aware of what
lens we are looking through.

It is a sad reality that most Americans have
forgotten that the Russians were their brothers during the American Civil War,
a union that was not only based from a geopolitical stratagem but much more
importantly was based on a common…

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