Major-General Gerd Schultze-Rhonhof (ret.) tallks about his groundbreaking revisionist history of the run-up to the Second World War, “The War That Had Many Fathers” (Der Krieg der viele Väter hatte).
This fascinating lecture has racked up more than 200,000 views in various uploads on YouTube, but despite the existence of an excellent Portuguese translation, until now there has been no English version available for the rest of us. Break the spell of more than seven decades of “Allied” propaganda and try seeing the run-up to 1 September 1939 as the Germans did. The results might surprise you. Essential viewing.
Note 1: According to Duff Cooper’s own account of the event, as published in his 1953 volume of memoirs “Old Men Forget,” his wife did not read the Sixteen Points, but rather heard them on the radio when they were broadcast by the BBC, belatedly, on 31 August 1939:
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