The Primary Culprit: Hitler v. Stalin. Sean McMeekin, Ph.D. & Keith Knight

by | Dec 2, 2021

It was Stalin who had invaded six western neighbors between 1939 and 1941, alarming the Germans and other neighbors who were afraid of being devoured next. The Soviet invasions of Finland and Romania had backfired spectacularly, as these countries were now fighting alongside the German Wehrmacht to redeem their honor and regain their lost territory.

Sean McMeekin, Ph.D., Stalin’s War: A New History of World War Two (Basic Books, 2021) p. 261

Sean McMeekin, Ph.D., is a professor of history at Bard College. The award-winning author of several books, including The Russian Revolution, July 1914, and The Ottoman Endgame, McMeekin lives in Clermont, New York.

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Keith Knight is Managing Editor at the Libertarian Institute, host of the Don't Tread on Anyone podcast and editor of The Voluntaryist Handbook: A Collection of Essays, Excerpts, and Quotes.

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