In the weeks leading up to Churchill’s 1940 memo on brevity, the Germans occupied Paris; De Gaulle formed an exile government; Hitler ordered the plans for an invasion of the United Kingdom; and the Battle of Britain.
For a people who fought a revolution over executive authority, Americans sure love their presidents.
To understand the ride-sharing market, an entrepreneur should become an expert on the history of city-based transportation, which would provide her with a deep appreciation and respect for the many challenges of moving people around cities.
American espionage in World War II was carried out by freaks.
JP Morgan would not have been able to steer European investments or consolidate a giant industry without valuable, unique information.
In June 1942, Nazi Germany launched *Operation Pastorius*, an on-the-ground effort to sabotage the war effort in America.
American capitalism is a sick giant.
As a statement of intent,“Set Europe Ablaze” is about as clear as possible.