The Mask of Command Setting & Symbolism

John Keegan
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Europe

Hitler's campaign to take over Europe and essentially the world, began in Germany. The soldier planned to infiltrate certain European countries to build a super master race and an undefeatable army.

Hitler had many advantages in Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. News was relatively scarce, particularly by today's standards. What we know now in minutes may have taken weeks to learn during World War II. The media was also controlled more heavily than today. Hitler was also highly secretive with his plans, so much so that many of the towns and cities that housed Hitler's work and concentration camps were completely unaware of what was happening in their own back yards. When it was revealed to the regions what Hitler was doing, it was often too late to stop the fűhrer, and any attempts to stop the Nazis and their heinous plans failed miserably.

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