The Coming of War
Lecture no. 4 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History
Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
This lecture focuses on the implications of the Munich Conference, examining the ways in which it influenced Hitler's calculations, Stalin's assessments, and even the German military conspiracy against Hitler. The lecture concludes with an examination of the Polish crisis in the summer of 1939 and the stunning ramifications of the pact between Germany and the Soviet Union.