Almost a year and a half later, in March of 1936, one of Harvard's leading professors, William L. Langer, a renowned authority on the World War, vigorously defended Nazi Germany's recent occupation of the Rhineland and disputed the charge that Hitler was a militarist.Just a reminder, you can't get more Establishment than William L. Langer. He was chairman of the history department at Harvard.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Flashback to March 1936. Harvard historian William L. Langer defends the Nazis. Historian Stephen H. Norwood describes the pronounced pro-Nazi feeling (page 41) :
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