1939: A Retrospect Forty Years After by Roy Douglas

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The Diaries of Sir Alexander Cadogan (London, 1971) p. 116-20. 42. See Wendt, Economic Appeasement p. 535 on the British reaction to Schacht's dismissal. 43. Hitler urged his men during the war to take the Teutonic Knights as a shining example who had not won the East with 'Glacehandschuhen' but with the bible and the sword. Picker, Hitlers Tischgesprache, p. 285 (12 December 1942). 44. , p. 247 (27 April 1942) and p. 440 (18 July 1942). 45. Diary of the Chief of the General Staff, Franz Halder, Kriegstagebuch, vol.

On 23 May, in 46 1939: a Retrospect Forty Years After a document which was first submitted at Nuremberg and which later appeared in the Documents on German Foreign Policy, it was stated that Hitler held a conference in Berlin, at which he said: 'War is certain; my will is implacable. ' This document almost immediately reached the British Foreign Office and was then quoted by Vansittart. It was only quite recently that some enquiring scholar looked at the list of names of those said to be attending the conference, and checked up where they were.

L Consequently, there was no 'werewolf organisation2 defying the occupying powers and assembling 'Hitler cocktails' for World War III, as many people had feared. Nor would nationalist historians emerge at a later date, who would seek to prove Germany's good will before the war. 3 The question w~s not how the war could have been won or how it could have been averted at the last moment; but rather why nobody managed to stop Hitler from running amok. Two assumptions were implied in that question. First, it was 'Hitler's War',4 as The Times put it on 2 September 1939, following Chamberlain.

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