Why he didn't press ahead is simply beyond me.

Successive governments in the 1930s had made strategic errors on rearming.

England's fortune of not falling to the National socialists, to my mind, is responsible for the deluded English exceptionalism, that the upper and working classes have embraced so wholeheartedly.

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