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35 A Little History: Why did Hitler blitzkrieg through Europe in 1940? Why did Sadam Hussein invade Kuwait in August of 1990? Hitler raced through Europe with the largest military apparatus the world had witnessed to that point to secure additional resources to grow his military machine ever larger. Military production is a form of economic production. Military production requires economic resources.
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Unformatted text preview: The people of Europe were enslaved to produce war materials. Factories were converted to produce war materials. Hitler was after economic resources. Sadam Hussein was after oil. A land resource to expand his economy. If we look throughout history, most wars between people have had economic resource roots in one way, shape or another....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 210 taught by Professor Malls during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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