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The Soviet Hammer Strikes Hard at Finland – WW2 – 023 – February 2 1940 The Soviet Hammer Strikes Hard at Finland – WW2 – 023 – February 2 1940

February 2, 1940 In December, the Finns had humiliated the invading Soviet Red Army in the field, but throughout January the Soviets have been planning and organizing for a massive new assault. This week, that assault begins. I’m Indy Neidell; this is World War Two. Last week the British made a strong step on the…

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Not all Fascists Are Nazis – Civil War in Austria | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1934 Part 2 of 4 Not all Fascists Are Nazis – Civil War in Austria | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1934 Part 2 of 4

So what do you do when you have to choose between Fascism and Naziism? Hard choice? Well, if only one of them comes with independence you might take that one – this is what conservative politician Engelbert Dolfuss does when he decides to become the Fascist Dictator of Austria in 1934. Welcome to Between-2-Wars a…

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Germany Never Elected Hitler | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1933 Part 1 of 3 Germany Never Elected Hitler | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1933 Part 1 of 3

On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Nazi Party, walks out of the offices of German President Paul von Hindenburg with tears in his eyes. He is greeted by a small crowd cheering and saluting him with the Hitler Salute. When he gets into his car, he repeats; “we did it, we did…

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