What was the Munich Agreement?

Introduction The Munich Agreement (Czech: Mnichovská dohoda; Slovak: Mníchovská dohoda; German: Münchner Abkommen) or Munich Betrayal (Czech: Mnichovská zrada; Slovak: Mníchovská zrada) was an agreement concluded at Munich on 30 September 1938, by Nazi Germany, the United Kingdom, the French Third Republic, and the Kingdom of Italy. It provided “cession to Germany of the Sudeten… Read More

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A Town Called Swastika, Ontario

“By contrast the 500 residents of Swastika, Ontario held fast to the name despite Adolf Hitler’s appropriation of the Hindu symbol of good luck. They had it first, the locals reasoned. It may have helped that the Swastika mine, after which the town was named, produced gold, not asbestos.” Reference The Economist. (2019) Welcome to… Read More

Right & Strength…

“There is only one right in the world and that right is one’s own strength.” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler, also known as Der Führer (“The Leader”) was the leader of the Nazi Party (from 1920-21) and chancellor (Kanzler) and Führer of Germany (1933-45). He was chancellor from 30 January 1933, and, after… Read More

A Conquering Strategy…

“Our strategy is to destroy the enemy from within, to conquer him through himself.” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler is one of the most well-known – and reviled – figures in history. As the leader of Nazi Germany, he orchestrated both World War II and the Holocaust, events that led to the deaths… Read More

War of the Future…

“Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler is one of the most well-known – and reviled – figures in history. As the leader of Nazi Germany, he orchestrated both World War II and the Holocaust, events that led… Read More

Weapons: Intellectual vs Military…

“People have killed only when they could not achieve their aim in other ways … there is a broadened strategy, with intellectual weapons … Why should I demoralize the enemy by military means if I can do so better and more cheaply in other ways?” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler is one of… Read More

Defense or Attack…

“Strength lies not in defense but in attack.” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler is one of the most well-known – and reviled – figures in history. As the leader of Nazi Germany, he orchestrated both World War II and the Holocaust, events that led to the deaths of at least 40,000,000 people. In… Read More