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Wolfgang Benz and Hermann Gram! (Stuttgart, 1979) pp. 223-79. This The German Vz"ew 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 37 impression is also evident in Sidney Aster, 1939: the Making of the Second World War (London, 1973). It must be said, however, that most historians who attempted to prove this thesis concentrated on the period before 1914, notably Hans Ulrich Wehler, Bismarck und der Imperialismus (Koln/Berlin, 1972) and Volker R. Berghahn, Der Tirpz~z-Plan (Diisseldorf, 1971).
594. 35. Cf. ), Hitler: Reden und Proklamationen, vol. I (Munchen, 1965) p. 956. See also Henke, England in Hitlers politischem KalkiiI, pp. 187-204. 36. As to the problem of appeasement see Anthony P. Adamwhaite, The Making of the Second World War (London 1979) pp. 61-75 and the literature he lists on p. 231. 37. See Simon Newman, March 1939: The British Guarantee to Poland (Oxford, 1976). 38. Wolfgang Michalka, Ribbentrop und die deutsche Weltpolitik, 1933-1940 (Munchen, 1980); reviewed in the Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, 6, 1981, pp.
21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 37 impression is also evident in Sidney Aster, 1939: the Making of the Second World War (London, 1973). It must be said, however, that most historians who attempted to prove this thesis concentrated on the period before 1914, notably Hans Ulrich Wehler, Bismarck und der Imperialismus (Koln/Berlin, 1972) and Volker R. Berghahn, Der Tirpz~z-Plan (Diisseldorf, 1971). Cf. Balfour, Propaganda in War, pp. 148-51, and Marlis G. Steinert, Hitler's War and the Germans: Public Mood and Attitude during the Second World War, translated from German (Athens: Ohio University Press, 1977).