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§850 Berlin & Germany, Vienna & Austria occupied by the Allies in WWII (1945): I-82.

I-82 (§850):

When the columns of wood a huge tremble,
Conducted by Auster, covered with red soil,
The great assembly shall settle so many outside of it,
Vienna and the country of Austria shall tremble.

(Quand les colomnes de bois grande tremblée
D'Auster conduicte couverte de rubriche
Tant vuïdera dehors grand assemblée,
Trembler Vienne & le païs d'Austriche.)

NOTES: The columns of wood: « The capital of Germany is represented here by “the columns of wood”, the trees, alluding to the Zoological Garden, or to the Street ‘Unter den Linden’.» (Ionescu, 1976, p.515).

Grande tremblée: For grand tremble in order to rhime with assemblée of the third line; « tremble, s.m., tremblement (a tremble).» (Godefroy).

Tremble, trembler: The phrase: The earth shall tremble, together with “A tremble of the earth”, is a manner of saying preferred by Nostradamus for expressing « A war/ a war to take place » (cf. Ionescu, 1976, p.459). All of the 12 usages of this expression in the Prophecies of Nostradamus are in this sense without exception (I-20, I-46, I-93, II-52, III-3, VI-66, VI-88, VIII-29, IX-31, IX-83, X-60 and X-79). Moreover, of the other 24 phrases including the word “trembler (to tremble)”, 17 are yet in this sense (I-57, I-82bis, I-87, II-68, II-86, IV-54, IV-90, V-27, V-50, V-61, V-68, IX-33, IX-60bis, IX-94 and X-67) as well as the other 5 with an expression of ‘fear’ (III-88, IV-5, IV-36, V-23 and XII-65) and only the remaining 2 are allotted otherwise (II-64: enfeebling of laws; V-49: shake of the regime). In conclusion, 34 of 36 usages of the word “trembler (to tremble)” are designed to signify the war.

Auster: « Hitler is named here Auster, which is an allusion to his Austrian origin and also to his “austere” temperament.» (Ionescu, 1976, p.516).

Rubriche: = « RUBRIQUE. n.f. (Rubriche,
XIIIe; lat. rubrica « red soil, ocher »). » (Petit Robert).

Red soil: « An allusion either to the blood that shall have drenched the earth of this city or to the “Red Armies” that shall have covered the city with soil and ruins.» (Ionescu, id.). The reasonable option will be “Red Armies” because the preceding expression: “a huge tremble” with the meaning of terrible war can itself connote “blood-red soil”.

When the columns of wood a huge tremble, Conducted by Auster, covered with red soil,: = When the columns of wood [shall be] a huge tremble, conducted by Auster, and covered by red soil. The style of Nostradamus without a verb: « the columns of wood a huge tremble » is essentially analogous to the expression with a verb: « “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.” Robert Oppenheimer, physicist and director of the Manhattan Project, quoting from the Bhagavid Gita on the first testing of the atomic bomb, 1945.» (Parker, 2010, p.357).

Vuïder: = « vider. To empty; To drain off; F
IG. To exhaust, to settle (a quarrel, a question).» (Dubois).

When the columns of wood a huge tremble, Conducted by Auster, covered with red soil,
The great assembly shall settle so many outside of it, Vienna and the country of Austria shall tremble
: When the city of Berlin conducted by Hitler shall be the huge battle, assailed by the Red Armies, outside of it the Allied Armies shall settle many other cities; Vienna and the whole Austria shall be warring. This is nothing but the last stage of the German and Austrian fronts in WWII: « The Soviet Invasion of Germany As millions of refugees fled in terror before the Soviet advance, the Red Army ground its way remorselessly from Warsaw to the Oder in the first months of 1945 and from March began attacks to conquer Czechoslovakia and Austria. By January 1945 the Soviets were ready to resume their main attacks into Germany. Some 4 million men and masses of tanks, guns and aircraft were set to advance all along the front, from southern Poland to the Baltic coast of Lithuania... PAUSE ON THE ELBE By February the Soviet spearheads seemed poised to drive on to Berlin, and probably could have done so relatively easily. However, for reasons that have never been clear, Stalin chose not to do this. Instead the Soviet forces spent several weeks taking control of Pomerania and southern Silesia. The best explanation seems to be that Stalin did not want the war to end before he had direct control of as much Polish and German territory as possible. And at this stage, with the Western Allies still fighting their way slowly to the Rhine, there seemed little prospect of them getting to Berlin first. The Soviet forces south of Poland did little attacking in the first months of 1945 but did finish off the siege of Budapest in February. Bizarrely there now followed Germany’s last significant offensive of the war. After the failure of the Battle of the Bulge, Hitler switched the elite Sixth SS Panzer Army to the Hungarian front and its attacks made limited gains in the Lake Balaton area in the first couple of weeks of March. These were retaken immediately the Soviet offensives resumed on 16 March. In April the Soviets conquered much of Austria [the country of Austria shall tremble] and by early May had moved well into Czechoslovakia. The successful Anglo-American Rhine crossing in March had by then brought a new urgency to the operations on the main fronts. At the end of March Stalin finally gave orders for the decisive attack on Berlin.» (Sommerville, 2008, p.184-185);

« MARCH 23 [1945] Western FrontMONTGOMERY’S 21st ARMY GROUP CROSSES THE RHINE AT WESEL (Op. Plunder): Montgomery issues Order of the Day: ‘21st Army Group will now cross the Rhine. The enemy possibly thinks he is safe behind this great river obstacle… we will show him he is far from safe behind it.’ Monty also isuues ‘no fraternization’ order to his troops.
MARCH 24 Russian Front – Russians capture Zoppot [Sopot], between Danzig [Gdańsk] and Gdynia []. Western Front – British Commandos occupy Wesel.
MARCH 25 Russian Front – Malinovsky breaks through W. of Budapest, crossing River Hron and capturing Esztergom. Western Front – Montgomery’s 4 bridgeheads over the Rhine merge into 48km-wide salient. 3rd Army captures Darmstadt.
MARCH 26 Western Front – Patton’s tanks cross Bavarian border. British troops capture Rees, near Wesel.
MARCH 27 Russian Front – Russians launch final attacks on Danzig and Gdynia. Western Front – Americans reach Limburg.
MARCH 28 Russian Front
– Rokossovsky captures Gdynia. Malinovsky takes Gyor (Hungary).
MARCH 29 Western Front
– US 7th Army captures Mannheim and Heidelberg.
MARCH 30 Russian FrontDanzig stormed by Rokossovsky’s 2nd Byelorussian Front. Tolbukhin enters Austria. Western Front – Patton issues Order of the Day to US 3rd Army: claims that in 7 weeks it has occupied 14,484 sq km of Germany, taken 3,072 inhabited places, killed or wounded 99,000, taken 140,000 prisoners and eliminated 2 German armies.
MARCH 31 Russian Front – Russians take Ratibor on Upper Oder.
APRIL 1 Russian Front – Russians take Sopron, SE. of Vienna. Koniev captures fortress of Glogow on the Oder.
APRIL 2 Western Front – Montgomery’s forces capture Rheine jet fighter base and Münster.
APRIL 3 Russian Front – Tolbukhin captures Wiener Neustadt.
APRIL 4 Russian FrontBratislava captured by Malinovsky. Western Front – Allied forces at Kassel, Gotha, Karlsruhe and Aschaffenburg.
APRIL 6 Russian Front – Russians enter suburbs of Vienna and launch final assault on Königsberg.
APRIL 8 Western Front – Americans enter Schweinfurt; French capture Pforzheim.
APRIL 9 Russian FrontFALL OF KÖNIGSBERG after 59-day siege. Tolbukhin’s troops smash their way into centre of Vienna. Western Front – Americans occupy Krupp’s Works at Essen.
APRIL 10 Western Front – Americans capture Hanover.
APRIL 12 Western Front – US 3rd Army takes Weimar.
APRIL 13 Western Front – Patton captures Jena. Russian FrontVIENNA CAPTURED [Vienna shall tremble] by Tolbukhin’s 3rd Ukrainian Front.
APRIL 14 Western FrontARNHEM CAPTURED BY BRITISH FORCES. Germans offer fierce resistance and demolish bridge before retreating. Patton captures Bayreuth.
APRIL 15 Western Front – US 1st Army captures Leuna. Colditz liberated.
APRIL 16 Russian FrontZHUKOV OPENS OFFENSIVE ON BERLIN. Western Front – Canadians take Gröningen; Americans enter Nuremberg.
APRIL 18 Western Front
– 370,000-strong Army Group B. surrenders in Ruhr ‘Pocket’.
APRIL 19 Russian Front – Russians secure bridgehead across R. Neisse and push towards Dresden. Western Front – US 1st Army captures Leipzig. 7th Army troops break through medieval walls of Nuremberg and eliminate fanatical SSgarrison.
APRIL 20 Western Front – ‘Stars and Stripes’ raised over rostrum of Nuremberg Stadium – scene of Nazi Party rallies.
APRIL 21 Russian Front
BATTLE OF BERLIN [the columns of wood a huge tremble]. ZHUKOV’S TROOPS ENTER SUBURBS. Konev attacks North of Dresden. Western Front – French occupy Stuttgart.
APRIL 22 Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Russians capture Weissensee district. Hitler decides to remain in Berlin [the columns of wood… Conducted by Auster]. Western Front – US 7th Army captures bridge over Danube at Dillingen. Patton drives towards Regensburg.
APRIL 23 Russian FrontFrankfurt-on-Oder captured by Zhukov.
APRIL 24 Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Konev’s and Zhukov’s troops link up in South suburbs. Western Front – British reach Bremen.
APRIL 25 Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Zhukov and Konev forces near Potsdam to complete their ‘iron ring’ around the city.
APRIL 26 Russian/Western FrontRUSSIAN AND AMERICAN FORCES LINK UP at Torgau on the Elbe. Western Front – Battle of Berlin: Dahlem and Siemensstadt districts captured. Port of Stettin falls.
APRIL 27 Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Russians capture suburbs of Potsdam, Spandau and Rathenow; central districts of Neukölln and Tempelhof. Western FrontBremen captured by British forces.
APRIL 29 Western Front – British capture Lauenburg, trapping German forces in Denmark. Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Hitler marries Eva Braun and dictates ‘Political Testament’; Russians capture Moabit power station and Anhalter railway terminal.
APRIL 30 Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide in Führerbunker beneath Reichs Chancellery, Berlin, at 3.30 pm. Cremated with burning petrol in Chancellery Garden. Russian artillery bombards Chancellery; advancing infantry now only 2 blocks away. Western FrontMunich captured by US 7th Army.
MAY 1 Russian Front – Battle of Berlin: Goebbels and wife Magda poison their 6 children before committing suicide. Russians capture Charlottenburg and Schoeneburg districts. Home Front: Germany DÖNITZ ANNOUNCES DEATH OF HITLER (‘fighting in Berlin’); becomes second Führer of the Reich.
MAY 2 Russian Front/ Western FrontSTALIN ANNOUNCES FALL OF BERLIN in Order of the Day No. 359: ‘Troops of the 1st Byelorussian Front, commanded by Marshal Zhukov... have today May 2 completely captured Berlin... hotbed of German aggressions.’ Russians capture ports of Rostock and Warnemünde.
MAY 4 Western FrontSURRENDER OF ALL GERMAN FORCES IN NW. GERMANY, HOLLAND AND DENMARK to Field Marshal Montgomery at ceremony on Lüneberg Heath (surrender effective from 8 am, May 5).
MAY 7 DiplomacyUNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER OF GERMANY. General Jodle signs instrument of surrender at 2.41 am in schoolroom at Rheims. Western Front – Allied forces occupy Emden and Wilhelmshaven and move into E. Holland and Denmark. Russian Front –Siege of Breslau ends after 82 days. 400,000 Germans captured.
MAY 8 Russian FrontDresden occupied by Russian forces.» (Argyle, 1980, p.180-185).
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We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 218 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§948).

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