By Thomas W. Zeiler, Daniel M. DuBois

A significant other to international conflict II brings jointly a sequence of unpolluted educational views on global warfare II, exploring the various cultural, social, and political contexts of the warfare. Essay subject matters variety from American anti-Semitism to the reviews of French-African infantrymen, delivering approximately 60 new contributions to the style prepared throughout accomplished volumes. 

  • A choice of unique historiographic essays that come with state of the art research
  • Analyzes the jobs of impartial countries in the course of the war
  • Examines the warfare from the ground up in the course of the studies of other social classes
  • Covers the motives, key battles, and outcomes of the war

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Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt. Müller, R. (2001) Hitlers Rede vor der Reichswehrführung 1933. Mittelweg 36, 11(1): 73–90. Neitzel, S. ) (2007) Tapping Hitler’s Generals: Transcripts of Secret Conversations, 1942–45. St. Paul, MN: MBI. Pese, W. W. (1955) Hitler und Italien, 1920–1926. Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, 3: 113–126. Runzheimer, J. (1962) Der Überfall auf den Sender Gleiwitz im Jahre 1939. Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, 10: 408–426. Schuker, S. A. (1976) The End of French Predominance in Europe: The Financial Crisis of 1924 and the Adoption of the Dawes Plan.

This revelation of Germany’s real aim quickly brought about a double reversal in the international situation. In the first place, the London government now shifted to a willingness to go to war and expected the French government to go along, however reluctantly. Simultaneously, Hitler decided not to go to war after all. Several factors influenced his abrupt change. After his May visit to Rome, he felt confident that Mussolini would lead Italy into war on Germany’s side. He now learned that the Italian dictator was unwilling to take his country, still engaged massively in Spain and unprepared for a wider conflict, into war but instead urged a conference to settle the issue peacefully.

Indd 29 10/10/2012 5:41:46 AM 30 FRÉDÉRIC DESSBERG everything would be settled; if it remained unsolved, Europe would not know peace” (p. 40). This issue appeared again nearly forty years later. , the French historian Pierre Grosser (1999) reminded readers that from 1948, Winston Churchill proposed to include World War I and World War II in only one continuous “Thirty Years War” (p. 23). In France, Charles de Gaulle and Raymond Aron also shared this idea. In Turbulente Europe et Nouveaux Mondes, Girault and Frank (2004) recalled several assumptions that made the Versailles system responsible for the outbreak of World War II.

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