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What disappointed you about The Origins of World War II?
The shoddy production values. Among them thenarrator's inability to pronounce names,persons,places in particular.<br/>The lack of citation for contradictory statements . Nothing new nor particularly riveting here.<br/>It resembles nothing so much as a high school project for History class.<br/>Sad
Would you ever listen to anything by Keith Eubank again?
How did the narrator detract from the book?
Yes, but there's little to detract from.
What character would you cut from The Origins of World War II?
Any additional comments?
My own fault I should have listened to an excerpt and read the description more carefully.<br/>Caveat Eptor !
.... the narrator ruins the listen by his constant mispronunciation of many German names and cities. How anyone could pronounce the name KEITEL as Kah-tall is beyond me.
The author disagrees with most historians on the point of whether or not England or France could have stopped Hitler prior to 1939. The author believes that England and France were not of the mindset to successfully challenge Hitler in any way militarily. While most historians believe this to be true, the author takes it a step further and believes that Germany would have been victorious in any pre-1939 engagement. Even though the conclusions the author reaches are not universally accepted, the book is still a good listen and is recommended. If only a better narrator had been employed .....