World War II History Books The Rape of Nanking, Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War, My Opposition, Australia in the War Of 1939-1945
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 301. Not illustrated. Chapters: Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War. Excerpt: Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, is a book by Pat Buchanan. The book was released in May 2008. The dust jacket summary asks, "Were World Wars I and II which can now be seen as a thirty-year paroxysm of slaughter and destruction inevitable? Were they necessary wars? Were the bloodiest and most devastating conflicts ever suffered by mankind fated by forces beyond mens control? Or were they products of calamitous failures of judgment? In this monumental and provocative history, Patrick Buchanan makes the case that, if not for the blunders of British statesmen Winston Churchill first among them the horrors of two world wars and the Holocaust might have been avoided and the British Empire might never have collapsed into ruins. Half a century of murderous oppression of scores of millions under the iron boot of Communist tyranny might never have happened, and Europes central role in world affairs might have been sustained for many generations. Among the British and Churchillian blunders were: The secret decision of a tiny cabal in the inner Cabinet in 1906 to take Britain straight to war against Germany, should she invade France The vengeful Treaty of Versailles that muti- lated Germany, leaving her bitter, betrayed, and receptive to the appeal of Adolf Hitler Britains capitulation, at Churchills urging, to American pressure to sever the Anglo-Japanese alliance, insulting and isolating Japan, pushing her onto the path of militarism and conquest The 1935 sanctions that drove Italy straight into the Axis with Hitler The greatest blunder in British history: the unsolicited war guarantee to Poland of March 1939 that guaranteed the Second World War Churchills a...