[Ebook] ➩ Hitler: Only the World Was Enough Autor Brendan Simms – Gsagency.co

A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR A Revelatory New Biography Of Adolf Hitler From The Acclaimed Historian Brendan SimmsAdolf Hitler Is One Of The Most Studied Men In History, And Yet The Most Important Things We Think We Know About Him Are Wrong As Brendan Simms S Major New Biography Shows, Hitler S Main Preoccupation Was Not, As Widely Believed, The Threat Of Bolshevism, But That Of International Capitalism And Anglo America These Two Fears Drove Both His Anti Semitism And His Determination To Secure The Living Space Necessary To Survive In A World Dominated By The British Empire And The United States Drawing On New Sources, Brendan Simms Traces The Way In Which Hitler S Ideology Emerged After The First World War The United States And The British Empire Were, In His View, Models For Germany S Own Empire, Similarly Founded On Appropriation Of Land, Racism And Violence Hitler S Aim Was To Create A Similarly Global Future For Germany A Country Seemingly Doomed Otherwise Not Just To Irrelevance, But, Through Emigration And Foreign Influence, To Extinction His Principal Concern During The Resulting Cataclysm Was Not Just What He Saw As The Clash Between German And Jews, Or German And Slav, But Above All That Between Germans And What He Called The Anglo Saxons In The End Only Dominance Of The World Would Have Been Enough To Achieve Hitler S Objectives, And It Ultimately Required A Coalition Of Virtually The Entire World To Defeat Him Brendan Simms S New Book Is The First To Explain Hitler S Beliefs Fully, Demonstrating How, As Ever, It Is Ideas That Are The Ultimate Source Of The Most Murderous Behaviour The world would have been a better place if Adolf Hitler 1889 1945 had not been born on the German Austrian border He fought four years in World War I winning two Iron Crosses joined the NSDAP party following the war led the failed Munich Putsch in Bavaria in 1923 as a result of which he spent almost a year of mild incarceration in Landsburg Prison Hitler then began his ascent to the top becoming Chancellor and Dictator of Germany in 1933 Twelve horrible bloody years later he and his recent wife Eva committed suicide under the Berlin bunker as the Red army drew closer to the Chancellory Dr.Brendan Simms of Cambridge has written a careful examination of Hitler s major beliefs If you want a full biography of Hitler I recommend the usual sources Peter Logerich, John Toland, Ian Kershaw and literally shelves of others What this book does it make the following observations 1 Hitler s greatest fear was facing the British Empire and the United States Hitler knew German could not compete with these two giants.2 Hitler feared international finance which he believed was controlled by the Jews.3 Hitler hated Communism but had little fear of Stalin s Soviet Union.4 Hitler s goal was land and space for the Reich which was surrounded by the enemies of Poland, France and the Soviet Union.5 Hitler had little faith in the Germany people believing the best stock of Anglo Saxons had immigrated to the United States Hitler wanted to conquer his many enemies before his death which he believed was imminent Simms book is written a scholarly style and contains new and valuable insights into the mind of Hitler the evil genius who created havoc and horror in the world The book lacks illustrations and maps which would have proven helpful to the reader Otherwise this is an important addition to the studies of Hitler and Naz1 Germany.