Blood, Sacrifice, and the Dying for One's Country

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What compels a group of soldiers to willingly run into a barrage of automatic weapons during World War I? How did the kamikaze pilots come to belief their actions were warranted? And what would happen if we completely abandon the concept of nationalities? Blood, sacrifice and so much more is discussed this week with special guest Richard A. Koenigsberg, founder of the Library of Social Science. He is also the author of several books including Nations Have the Right to Kill: Hitler, the Holocaust and War and Hitler's Ideology.

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