Truth About Churchill, Truman, FDR, Wilson and Trotsky
by Robert Wenzel: Understanding
Elitist Washington D.C.
problem with the history we are taught in schools is that it is
taught by instructors with an interventionist bent using history
books based on interventionist theories. It is hard to sift through
the nonsense to create a clear picture, since in many cases key
facts are distorted or omitted.
Being the curious
type, I have imagined that, if I were a billionaire, one thing I
would do is find someone who was very intelligent, could write well,
and understood the importance of liberty and say to this person,
"Look, you have 10 years, 20 years, whatever it takes, study
the 20th Century for me then write a report about what the world
wars were about and what the leaders were really like. Tell me who
the real bastards were and how the world got into these wars."
I no longer
dream of the day I will be able to put such a person under my employ
to find the truth. The report has been written. Great
Wars & Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal, the collected
writings of Ralph Raico, provides all the important details of the
20th Century world wars. It details how the wars came about, and
reveals the truth about the ruthless leaders that are responsible
for millions upon millions of deaths.
else you are reading, this is the book you need to read now. It
is informed, intelligent writing with wit. Most important, it reveals
the truth about the 20th century great wars, by a man who understands
In the foreward,
Robert Higgs tells us that Raico attended Ludwig von Mises's famous
seminar at New York University and also completed his dissertation
at the University of Chicago under F.A. Hayek. He was also a friend
of Murray Rothbard's. Enough said for credentials on understanding
the value of liberty. You will see that understanding clearly shine
through in this book.
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