Why you shouldn't believe editorials.

Boy did the writer get this wrong or what? On the surface you can say "well he got most of it right". He mentions keeping peace, which Germany did use for propaganda. Italy did participate in the invasion but overall, it was Germany that planned the invasion and Rome was told to participate. They weren't concerned about Germany pushing southward.

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Why you shouldn't believe editorials. - This is the typical powder-keg situation...
This is the typical powder-keg situation situation which aggressive Germany and Italy love to "solve" by sending sending in troops to "keep peace." If the march does come, it will probably probably be from Italy, for the Rome- Berlin axis has apparently granted Mussolini a carte blanche in the Adriatic area in exchange for help in stripping Poland of Danzig and the Polish corridor. It will further be Italy's province because Rome does not dare allow Germany—good friend though she is—to push southward southward into the Italian sphere of influence. influence. Capture of Yugoslavia

Clipped from The Ironwood Times26 May 1939, FriPage 2

The Ironwood Times (Ironwood, Michigan)26 May 1939, FriPage 2
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  • Why you shouldn't believe editorials. — Boy did the writer get this wrong or what? On the surface you can say "well he got most of it right". He mentions keeping peace, which Germany did use for propaganda. Italy did participate in the invasion but overall, it was Germany that planned the invasion and Rome was told to participate. They weren't concerned about Germany pushing southward.

    magnoliasouth – 26 May 2017

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