August 23 is strongly paying homage to darkish occasions when the notorious Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was signed beneath the auspices of two dictators, Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin. The signing of the pact shocked the world as a result of an alliance between communism and Nazism was unthinkable. The New York Occasions Nevertheless, the September 1939 editorial concluded that Nazis and Soviets weren’t that far aside ideologically, portraying Hitlerism as brown communism and Stalinism as crimson fascism.
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