WORLD WAR II POP QUIZ
After losing World War I, Germany was disarmed, forbidden to build an air force or submarines, and its army could not exceed 100,000 men. So how was Hitler able to start World War II?
a) He did it sneakily, tricking the naïve yet well-intentioned democracies-England, France, and the United States.
b) Trying to avoid war, the democracies wanted to satisfy reasonable demands of Nazi Germany, hoping to pacify it. But dictators cannot be appeased!
c) Hitler was actually supported by the democracies to counter the growing power of the Soviet Union.
You will find the correct answer to this question-and many more-in The True Origins of World War II. Free of Anglo-American stereotypes about good democracies and evil dictatorships, this book analyzes the period between the two World Wars from the perspective of geopolitics. From the link between anti-Semitism and anti-Communism to the unveiling the secrets of appeasement The True Origins of World War II helps to find the missing pieces of the puzzle!