Hitler Only the World Was Enough PDF ½ Only the World

Adolf 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' and living standards 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 himBrendan 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 behaviourAdolf 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' and living standards 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 himBrendan 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 behaviourAdolf 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' and living standards 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 himBrendan 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