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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 JOHN H. MAURER
Historical close calls, during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918-21, remind us of the role of illness and chance in the fate of nations and their leaders.
Tags: Cary Grayson, David Lloyd George, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Stevenson, Franklin Roosevelt, Georges Clemenceau, John H. Maurer, Lucy Mercer, Margaret Lloyd George, Spanish flu pandemic, Thucydides, Versailles Treaty, Vittorio Orlando, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,