Hitler's greatest mistake was in expecting the British to be reasonable about Poland when they were being so manifestly unreasonable about going to war ostensibly over Belgium in 1914 over "a scrap of paper", as the German Ambassador in London called the 1839 Treaty of London.
The British under Asquith entered World War 1 because Asquith, the Liberal Prime Minister thought a short and successful war would give the Liberal Party an electoral advantage in the 1915 General Election. They clearly thought that any war would be a short one and that the boys would be home by Christmas. In the end, they lost Britain her world empire ...
The British political establishment would have a much bigger axe to grind as regards WW2 than Zionist Jews ever would.
At his talk on Saturday I tried interesting David Irving in my little idea. Indeed, I remember someone else in his previous talks trying to interest him in WW1, but he repeated his answer to me "I know nothing about WW1, absolutely nothing, and stick to the subjects I know."
The "Second Thirty Years' War" is a disputed periodization sometimes used by historians to encompass the wars in Europe from 1914–1945.