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  1. Hi Ray
    I started listening to these podcast on Saturday nearly non stop & now i am up to date .
    I must say what a fantastic story it is so well put together & educational, i am so fascinated by everything ww11 especially D-Day so i look forward to that podcast keep up the great work Ray
    Robin
    Southampton UK

    • he has no more tiraitorerl ambitions in Europe. Do you. believe him? ( bipo)Yes No7% 93%(Sept 17 ’38) 8 923. (US Oct 1 ’38) Do you think that Germany’s demand for the annexation of the Sudeten German areas in Czechoslovakia was justified? ( aipo) Yes 23% No 77%4. (US Oct 1 ’38) Do you believe that England and France did the best thing in giving in to Germany instead of going to war over the Sudeten German areas? ( aipo) Yes 59% No 41%5. (US Aug 17 ’39) Would you like to see England, France, and Poland agree to Germany’s demands regarding Danzig? ( aipo) Yes 12% No 88%6. (US Aug 17 ’39) Do you think Hitler’s claims to Danzig are justified? ( aipo) Yes 13% No 87%7. (US Aug 17 ’39) Do you think Hitler’s claims to the Polish Corridor are justified? ( aipo) Yes 14% No 86%8. (US Sept 11 ’39) If Hitler offered to make peace in exchange for part of Poland, should England and France accept? ( aipo) Yes 16% No 73% No opinion 11%9. (US Sept 11 ’39) If Hitler offered to make peace in exchange for all of Poland, should England and France accept? ( aipo) Yes 12% No 76% No opinion 12%10. (US Oct 3 ’39) Hitler says that the Polish question is settled and England and France have no reason to continue the war with Germany. Do you agree? A comparable crosssection was asked: The German government says that the Polish question is settled and England and France have no reason to continue the war with Germany. Do you agree? Results were combined. ( aipo) Yes 14% No 86% = 100% Don’t know 13%11. (US Oct 10 ’39) Hitler says that because the Polish question has been settled, the British and French have no real reason for continuing the war. Do you agree or disagree? ( aipo) Agree 9% Disagree 79% No opinion 12%12. (US Feb 20 ’40) If peace could be reached by letting Germany keep Poland, would you favor this? ( aipo) Yes 30% No 70%13. (US Feb 20 ’40) If peace could be reached by letting Germany keep Czechoslovakia, would you favor this? ( aipo) Yes 38% No 62%14. (US Feb 20 ’40) If peace could be reached by letting Germany keep Poland and Czechoslovakia, would you favor this? ( aipo) Yes 19% No 81% = 100% No opinion 17%15. (US Apr 9 ’40) Do you think Germany was justified in marching into Denmark and Norway and Sweden? ( aipo) Yes 7% No 93% = 100% No opinion 7%16. (US Apr 9 ’40) Should the United States do anything about Germany marching into Norway and Denmark? ( aipo) Yes 21% No 79% No opinion 9%What [should the United States do about Germany marching into Norway and Denmark]? Asked of the 21% of the sample who thought we should do something about it. Fight Germany 3.7% Should not fight Germany 96.3% Source:Public Opinion, 1935-1946Book by Hadley Cantril, Mildred Strunk; Princeton University Press, 1951

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