The People As Enemy: The Leaders' Hidden Agenda in World War II

The People As Enemy: The Leaders' Hidden Agenda in World War II

by John Spritzler

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Overview

Challenges the standard story of World War II as the "good war."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781551642161
Publisher: Black Rose Books
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


John Spritzler holds a Doctor of Science degree in Biostatistics from the Harvard School of Public Health where he is employed as a Research Scientist engaged in AIDS clinical trials. He is the author of People As Enemy: The Leaders' Hidden Agenda in World War II.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsviii
World War Two Postersix
IIntroduction1
Two Very Different Views Of The War5
IIOrigins of the War11
Germany14
World War I--Rebellion In The Ranks
Workers Versus Nazis In The Weimar Republic
Hitler Was Never Elected
Chancellor Hitler Fails To Tame His Workers
Blitzkrieg--How To Wage War When Your Workers Won't Produce Weapons
Japan26
A Groundswell Of Anti-Capitalism
"We Shudder As We Observe This Situation"
War And Fascism To The Rescue
Soviet Union35
The Communist Revolution In Russia
The Tragedy Of Marxism
Marxist Ideology In Practice
Stalin's Alliance With Western Capitalism
United States56
FDR's Class Loyalty
The Problem Of Peace
General MacArthur, Officers Eisenhower And Patton And The National Guard Attack The Enemy--Americans
War To The Rescue
Allies' Spanish Civil War Policy: "Goodness Had Nothing To Do With It"
FDR Secretly Provoked Japan To Attack The U.S.
FDR Provoked The German Declaration Of War On The U.S.
Why All The Deceit To Fight A "Good War?"
FDR Used The War To Fight American Workers
FDR Used The War To Promote Racism and Nationalism
Why FDR Demanded "Unconditional Surrender"
Why FDR Didn't Tell Americans That Nazis Were Killing The Jews
Was The War Caused Because National Elites Feared Each Other, Or Feared The Working Class?83
Axis And Allied Businessmen: Enemies Or Partners?
Kid Gloves For Traitors
Anti-Fascist Business Leaders
Domestic Versus Foreign Causes Of Wars
Why Did They Do It? Why Does It Matter?
Summary105
IIIAllied War Objectives in Europe and Asia125
Allies Attack Anti-Fascists In Italy127
Allies Attack Anti-Fascists In Greece129
Allies Attack Anti-Fascists In France133
Allies Attack Anti-Fascists In Yugoslavia139
Allies Attack Anti-Fascists In China141
Allies Attack Anti-Fascists In The Philippines146
Summary147
IVWhy the Allies Bombed Civilians153
Anti-Fascist Sentiment In Japan During The War155
Did Dropping The Atom Bomb On Japan Save American Lives?
Hardly "One Hundred Million Hearts Beating As One"
Fighting Fascism On The Job
Anti-Fascist Sentiment In Germany During The War163
The Anti-Semitism Question
Peasants Turned Against The Nazis
Civil Servants Felt Betrayed By The Nazis
German Soldiers Feared The Nazis
Youths Fought The Nazis
Workers Always Hated The Nazis
Allies Bombed Civilians To Destroy International Working Class Solidarity179
VConclusion185
Index190

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