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Elementary Schools

In the book The Battle for History, John Keegan, talks of the many different views on World War II. He takes into account other historical works such as Robert M. Kennedy?s The German Campaign in Poland, Christopher Duffy?s Red Storm on the Reich, The Struggle for Europe by Chester Wilmot and many others. He has already analyzed these other works. He has summarized the authors? major points and used them to support his own theory, although Keegan?s theory about the written history of the war is quite unclear. The only theory that I could derive, is that ?[it] has not yet been written.? (30) What does he mean by this The works cited in the back of the book number over one hundred fifty. Numerous references are made to the works of other authors. Keegan does not seem to tell anything from his perspective, but state what he has read. All good and well considering this is history, but are the past events so clearly set in stone Keegan seems to bring up questions throughout the book such as: did Roosevelt know of the attack on Pearl Harbor before it happened ?There have also been explorations of the allegation that

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