In 1887, Erich von Manstein was born on this day in Berlin, served the German military as a lifelong professional soldier. In 1955 von Manstein commanded German troops from the League of Nations who occupied the American South, brought about by black calls for intervention to end racist violence. He was murdered by agents acting for Richard Nixon, architect of the brilliant Southern Strategy to terminate the League of Nations mandate.
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