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Jul
10
comment Was there ever any doubt which side the USA would join?
pre-WW2 America viewed Germany as a politically stable country offering a barrier to a red veil covering europe from the east. (A 1937 Report of the State Department's European Division described the rise of Fascism as the natural reaction of "the rich and middle classes, in self-defense" when the "dissatisfied masses, with the example of the Russian revolution before them, swing to the Left." - youtube.com/watch?v=WpJjuotD534),(The mainstream American press put its emphasis on the need in Germany for order and stability. - strategicsinternational.com/2enusgermany.htm)
Jul
10
comment How did conditional POW exchanges work in WW2?
There's this source describing temporary parole for a British officer during WW1 to visit his dying mother uk.news.yahoo.com/…
Feb
1
comment Why did Nazi soldiers do Hitler's bidding?
There are first hand accounts of Germans participating in the genocide on holocaustresearchproject.org/einsatz It's gruesome reading but provides insight into the mentality of the perpetrators and willing witnesses.
Apr
2
comment Who was the last US president who did not start a war?
Nixon actively prolonged the Vietnam war to gain voter support, according to the BBC link
Nov
28
comment Has the United States ever been formally condemned by the United Nations?
You don't have to agree with the man but as he is just as much a man of science he references his sources. In fact, he himself recommends students of history to pay careful attention to the scientific as preparation to their study.
Feb
18
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Feb
17
answered Has the United States ever been formally condemned by the United Nations?