Vol. 11, No. 4 ∙ www.InconvenientHistory.com ∙ 2019

Inconvenient History seeks to revive the true spirit of the historical revisionist movement; a movement that was established primarily to foster peace through an objective understanding of the causes of modern warfare.

To browse the contents of this issue, click on the individual papers listed below.

Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941 is widely presented by historians as an unprovoked act of aggression by Germany. Hitler is typically described as an untrustworthy liar who maliciously abrogated the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact he had signed with the Soviet Union. Historians usually depict Joseph Stalin as a hapless victim of Hitler’s aggression, but the Soviet archives show that the Soviet Union had amassed the largest and most-powerful army in history. Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union was a desperate preemptive attack to prevent the Soviet Union from conquering all of Europe.

The Mauthausen trial began on March 29, 1946 and ended on May 13, 1946. It was among the biggest and most-important of the Dachau trials, proceeding against 61 defendants, including camp personnel, prisoner functionaries and civilian workers. The Mauthausen trial is noteworthy in that it produced more death sentences than any other trial in American history. This article will document the extreme unfairness and injustice of the Mauthausen trial.

First they came for the Germans, and I did not speak out—for I was not a German.
Then they came for the Palestinians, and I did not speak out—for I was not a Palestinian.
Then they came for the Holocaust revisionists, and I did not speak out—for I was not a Holocaust revisionist.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak out for me.


This article will discuss the life and career of the man who produced the famous confession parodied above—Martin Niemöller.

People in the countries that won World War II often referred to it as the “Good War,” a morally clear-cut conflict between good and evil. This “Good War” is also claimed to have led to a good peace. This mistaken description ignores the Allies’ horrific mistreatment of Germans after the end of the Second World War. This article will examine the mass murder of captured German soldiers in the French and American prisoner-of-war camps.

Erwin Rommel is widely regarded as one of World War II’s best generals. Historian Daniel Allen Butler writes about Rommel: “In France in 1940, then for two years in North Africa, then finally back in France once again, in Normandy in 1944, he proved himself a master of armored warfare, running rings around a succession of Allied generals who never got his measure and could only resort to overwhelming numbers to bring about his defeat.”