H-Diplo Review Essay 409- "Hitler’s American Gamble"
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A review of Christian Goeschel, Mussolini and Hitler: The Forging of the Fascist Alliance, by Richard Hammond, Brunel University London.
James P. Holoka, editor
I am under the impression that since this is a military oriented forum the term is perfectly fine and judging from some of the responses and interactions I think some of the posts genuinely cause a stir and healthy debate. All aspects of war could in some degree fall under the nasty category and this is an unnecessary "safe-space" idea.
My only complaint is that generally it hones more towards military subjects that are less inclusive of specialties such as mine, Middle East, and lean heavily on U.S. military history.
I object to the use of 'hand grenade' as a descriptive title for discussion topics. Hand grenades are nasty weapons. Can't the community find a more congenial metaphor?
What does autonomous mean in context of 1939 v. 1940 and after ?
Political Sympathy and support for Fascists already existed among some, including the political officer charged by Defense Minister Groener, Schleicher, who was Chief of General Staff's political arm.