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By James L. Stokesbury

Regardless of the various books on global conflict II, previously there was no one-volume survey that used to be either goal and accomplished. prior volumes have often been written from an completely British or American viewpoint, or have missed the real explanations and results of the conflict.

A brief heritage of worldwide battle II is largely an army historical past, however it reaches from the peace settlements of global conflict I to the vastly altered postwar international of the overdue 1940's. Lucidly written and eminently readable, it's genuine and actual adequate to fulfill specialist historians. A brief heritage of worldwide conflict II will attraction both to the final reader, the veteran who fought within the warfare, and the scholar attracted to figuring out the modern political global.

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Ingalls had long been in the sights of J. Edgar Hoover, the scrappy, astute director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but he could not arrest her for merely making rabble-rousing speeches damning the United States. But in early 1942, about a month after the United States had been bombed into war at Pearl Harbor, Hoover sprung his trap. On February 24, Ingalls was tried in court and sentenced to a prison term of from eight months to two years for failure to register as a German agent. ” Berchtesgaden was the site of Adolf Hitler’s retreat atop a towering mountain in southern Germany.

After war in Europe broke out in September 1939, Standard Oil negotiated a scheme of operation with Farben that would allow a continuing partnership whether or not the United States would or would not get involved in the conflict. G. Farben “marriage” was young Nelson A. Rockefeller, who had offices in Rockefeller Center in New York. In 1863, while the Civil War was raging in the United States, Nelson’s once-penniless grandfather, John D. Rockefeller, and partners organized the firm of Andrews, Clark and Company, and began to develop a global industry that became the Standard Oil Company.

The function of these two heavily financed groups was to supply Nazi propaganda saboteurs in the United States with tons of anti-Jewish and other incendiary materials designed to incite racial clashes and even civil war. Shipped to New York in unmarked crates, the pamphlets, tracts, magazines, and flyers were distributed by scores of Nazi sympathizers around the nation. A typical Nazi propaganda spear carrier in the United States was Swedishborn Olov E. ” A naturalized American citizen, Tietzow was sort of a traveling medicineshow huckster, dispensing Nazi snake oil.

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