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|1||Vatican Diplomacy against the War|
|2||Pius XII, Roosevelt, and Mussolini|
|3||The Pope and the Church in Germany|
|4||The Church in Occupied Poland|
|5||The Victorious Reich|
|6||From a European War to a World War|
|7||Racial Laws and Persecutions|
|8||Deportations in Slovakia and in Croatia|
|9||Romania and Hungary|
|10||The Fate of the Eternal City|
|11||Events in France|
|12||The Last Days of the War|
Posted December 31, 1999
Pierre Blet's work will inevitably be compared to Cornwell's work, since they deal with the identical subject. Having read both, there is no doubt that Blet's work is vastly superior and more credible than Cornwell's book. Blet finds numerous writings from the Vatican archives ignored by Cornwell that cast Pius XII in a much more favorable light, leading the reader to wonder whether Cornwell's biases doomed his research from the outset. Blet's work is a much easier read, specifically because he avoids jumping back and forth in time sequences -- as Cornwell did -- to make 'connections' between events. Blet lets the facts speak for themselves. Any readers who have read Cornwell's book owe it to themselves to read this book. When you are done, you will have no faith in Cornwell's research. Although lacking the sensationalism of other works, Blet's work will, in time, become the source on this subject.
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