History builds hence this reblog.

RIELPOLITIK

Source – eiaonline.com

“…The war was decided by engines and octane.” – Joseph Stalin…”Above all, petrol governed every movement.” – Winston Churchill….With 50 years and a million pages of analysis between us and the events of World War II, it is easy to forget the lessons learned at that time. Today, with armed forces that are truly and fully mechanized, the nations of the world are more dependent than ever on secure lines of oil supplies to keep their armed forces operating. We would do well to remember that the best tanks and warships money and technology can create are nothing but inviting targets if they can’t move, and oil is still the only substance that can move them”:

(‘Blood for Oil’, The Quest for Fuel in World War II – By Michael Antonucci)

The legendary German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel once wrote: “The battle is fought and decided…

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