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Joachim von Ribbentrop
By CONNOR DANIELS
Historians tend to downplay Horace Wilson’s contribution to British Appeasement policy in the 1930s. Adrian Phillips fills in the blanks.
Tags: Appeasement, Brendan Bracken, Connor Daniels, Horace Wilson, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Munich Agreement, Neville Chamberlain, Rab Butler, Randolph Churchill, Unity Mitford, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Breathless media admiration of Hitler’s Anschluss obscured German military deficiencies that might have mattered if the democracies had stood firm.
Tags: Adolf Hitler, Alexander Lassner, Anschluss, Case Otto, Erich Raeder, Geoffrey Dawson, Hapsburg Empire, Hearst press, Hermann Goering, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Kurt von Schuschnigg, League of Nations, Little Entente, Neville Chamberlain, Richard M. Langworth, Unity Mitford, Versailles Treaty, Werner von Blomberg, Werner von Fritsch, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
I have often wondered however what would have happened if two hundred thousand German storm troops had actually established themselves ashore. The massacre would have been on both sides grim and great. There would have been neither mercy nor quarter. They would have used Terror, and we were prepared to go all lengths. I intended to use the slogan “You can always take one with you.” - Winston Churchill
Tags: Galeazzo Ciano, Home Guard, Joachim von Ribbentrop, London Blitz, Pamela Harriman, Their Finest Hour, Winston S. Churchill,