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Never forget the demonic cruelty of the Bolsheviks. Far too many people are ignorant as to the extent of the evils committed by communists in the 20th century.

D O N ‘T
G L O R I F Y
C O M M U N I S M.

(Thread on the murder of the Romanovs)
“The [Bolshevik] men used their weapons. Each was meant to fire at a different family member, but many of them secretly wished to avoid shooting the girls, so they all aimed at the loathed Nicholas and Alexandra, killing them almost instantly.”
“The firing was wild; the killers managed to wound one another as the room filled with swirling dust and smoke and screams. When the first volley was done, most of the family was still alive, wounded, crying and terrified[...]”
“Their suffering made worse by the fact that they were in effect wearing bulletproof vests. The Romanovs were famed for their collection of jewelry, and they had left Petrograd with a large cache of diamonds hidden their baggage.”
“During the last months they had sewn the diamonds into specially made underwear in case they needed to fund an escape. On the night of the execution the children had pulled on this secretly bejeweled underwear, which was reinforced with the hardest material in existence. “
“[...] The bullets bounced off these garments. Finally the murderers waded into the gruesome scene of wounded, bleeding children (one of the killers compared it to a slippery ice rink awash with blood and brains) and stabbed them manically with bayonets or shot them in the head.”
“The mayhem lasted 20 agonizing minutes. When the bodies were being carried out, two of the girls turned out to still be alive, spluttering and coughing before being stabbed into silence.”
“Now that the deed was done, drunken assassins and Bolshevik thugs argued about who was to move the bodies and where. They mocked the deceased royals, pillaged their treasures, and then failed to conceal or bury them.”
“Eventually the bodies were piled into a truck, which soon broke down. Out in the woods, where the Romanovs were stripped naked and their clothing burned, it turned out that the mineshafts that had been selected to receive the bodies were too shallow. “
“In a panic Yurovsky improvised a new plan, leaving the bodies and rushing into Ekaterinburg for supplies.”
“He spent three days and three nights, sleeplessly driving back and forth to the woods, collecting sulfuric acid and gasoline to destroy the bodies, which he finally decided to bury in separate places to confuse anyone who might find them.”
“He was determined to obey his orders that "no one must ever know what had happened" to the Romanov family. He pummeled the bodies with rifle butts, doused them with sulfuric acid, and burned them with gasoline. Finally, he buried what was left in two graves.”
Excerpts from this article at Town & Country: townandcountrymag.com/society/tradit…

Further reading on communism in general: wsj.com/amp/articles/t…
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Two days later, I’m still getting nasty DMs and tweets from communists. Begone!
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