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Course of Our Times, The; Hitler: Zenith And Retribution

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Course of Our Times, The
Hitler: Zenith And Retribution
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Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973

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“By the end of 1941 Hitler was at the zenith of power, his lightning thrusts carrying his conquering hordes to an imperial strength that rivaled Napoleon’s. But virtually every dictator eventually overreaches and Hitler fell victim to this fatal temptation. His blitz on England was thwarted by the gallantry of the RAF, his attack on Russia bled his armies to death, and his declaration of war on the United States brought into the struggle the matchless resources of the world’s wealthy nations. These were three fatal miscalculations that ultimately brought down his Reich, and ended his dream of conquest in an air raid bunker in Berlin.”



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Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Hitler: Zenith And Retribution,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1327BBF8149743BEBD1093AC7F0EF901.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Hitler: Zenith And Retribution.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1327BBF8149743BEBD1093AC7F0EF901>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; Hitler: Zenith And Retribution. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1327BBF8149743BEBD1093AC7F0EF901
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