1939 - the War that Had Many Fathers

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Lulu.com, 2011 - Europe - 704 pages
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"The war that had many fathers" is mostly based on "assumptions" rather than on historical facts. The only "father" of the WWII is A.Hitler. To suggest otherwise is an insult to everything we know about this terrible part of our history!

Contents

Preface
11
PART
17
Russias Relationship with Germany
53
Germany as enfant terrible
59
The Guilt for the War in 1914
73
The Propagandas Mortgage
79
The First Consequences of Versailles
96
The Smell of Fire in Europe
104
Hitlers Speech before the Commanders on 10 February 1939
396
Hitlers Speech of 22 August 1939 and the Seven Protocols
403
Complicity and Guilt of the German People
415
The Road to the GermanPolishSoviet War
421
Poland as a MultiEthnic State
458
Germanys Fundamental Attitude towards Poland
468
Polands Military MindGames
470
Polands Alliance Policy
479

PART
107
German Military Sovereignty in the Rhineland
113
The Anschluss of Austria
119
Stresa Abyssinia and the RomeBerlin Axis
152
America in the Background
158
The Anschluss of the Sudeten Regions and
165
Proposal for the Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans
191
The Return of Memel
249
The Still Open Colonial Question
263
Economic Reasons for War from 1918 to 1939
272
PART
283
The Geneva Disarmament Negotiations up to 1933
295
Hitler and the Geneva Disarmament Negotiations up to 1934
309
Guilt and Complicity
354
PART
359
The Revelatory Value of Hitlers Speeches
365
The Overheard Warning Signs and Hitlers Inaugural Speech
375
Hitlers New Tone toward Foreign Powers
389
Hitlers Poland Plans
507
Roosevelts Role in the Dispute over Danzig
524
Polands Reassurance by England Shortly before
532
The Failed BritishFrenchSoviet Rapprochement
538
The GermanSoviet Agreement
545
The Mediation Attempt by the Vatican
551
Public Opinion in the German Reich on Danzig War and Poland
562
The Last Proposals for Mediation
569
The Outbreak of War
625
PART
631
Frances Contribution to the Outbreak of the War
642
The Soviet Unions Contribution to the Outbreak of the War
649
Germanys Contribution to the Outbreak of the War
656
Afterword to the Sixth Edition
665
ANNEX
671
Index of Persons
685
Index of Subjects
695
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