On Borrowed Time: How World War II Began
1 Aide-mémoire. Incident at Eger; Prophets of Armageddon; The antipathetic alliance
2 The road to Prague. "How long will this burlesque last?"; "Don't you see?...It's the German insurance companies that will have to pay!"; Hitler over Bohemia
3 Warsaw or Moscow? The Führer is sick; The panic pact; Hitler briefs his generals; The conspirators are worried; "You must think we are nitwits & nincompoops!"; Slow boat to Leningrad
4 Moment of truth. The walrus; Stalin makes up his mind; Hitler takes a hand; Ribbentrop's hour of triumph
5 The sands run out. Mussolini reneges; The indefatigable Swede; Operation "Canned Goods"
6 World War II. Common action or another conference?; At last
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