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Churchill's Deception: The Dark Secret That Destroyed Nazi Germany
Churchill's Deception is the gripping story of how Winston Churchill outwitted Adolf Hitler into invading the Soviet Union - a move that changed the course of World War II. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Louis C. Kilzer has uncovered documentation which exposes this great and untold story, adding a new dimension to the legacy of Winston Churchill. Churchill's Deception ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 1st 1994 by Simon & Schuster
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This is yet another revisionist 'history' examining Winston Churchill's crucial role in the Second World War. Kilzer's conclusions are thought provoking but also controversial. He presents a host of 'revelations' at a frenetic pace, with an overstated, if not flawed premise that needs to rehabilitate Hitler's "distorted" while Churchill has become "a god." (p. 78) Thus, he argues that both Hitler and Deputy Leader Rudolf Hess were profound Anglophiles who wanted to share power with the British E ...more
A riveting look inside the politics that drove some of the major events of WWII and a look at the two dominant personalities of the war in Europe. The Hess mission has been studied extensively, but the reasons behind it are open to discussion, and they are analyzed with an informed, contemporary eye in this book. Far from being an apologist for Hitler, Kilzer suggests the reasons he wanted to avoid a two-front war and the motives Churchill had for denying those wishes. It portrays both men as cl ...more