Most of us credit the defeat of Adolf Hitler to the Allies’ massive forces and well-crafted tactics. But how much was Adolf Hitler his own worst enemy? What if the German dictator had listened to military advisors who urged him to focus his men and weapons on taking ground in the Middle East? Military historians Bevin Alexander (Longwood University), author of How Hitler Could Have Won World War II, and Spencer Tucker (Virginia Military Institute) discuss the counter-factuals of World War II.
Also featured: The Nazis reign in Germany saw the banning of music by Jewish composers, works containing explicit sexuality and jazz. It also saw the deportation of many Jewish musicians to Theresienstadt, a concentration camp used to deny the existence of the Final Solution. We recall this period of Entartete Musik (banned music).
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