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By Deacon Mike Manno, The Wanderer, March 7, 2022

Anybody who remembers anything about history must feel like they are living through the American Revolution and the pre-war period of European history while watching the daily news. And even though it was a bit before my time, I can almost hear Edward R. Murrow’s broadcast opening, “This is London….”

Unfortunately, for far too many of our students today, the lessons of history are lost in favor of a mixture of progressive theology and pointless woke ideology. Today’s events are a stark reminder of just why our schools need to treat history as a major ingredient of the academic curriculum at all levels in every discipline.

In 1939 the European peace — what there was of it — was shattered when a megalomaniac named Adolf Hitler, the chancellor of Germany, invaded Poland despite his assurances to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, dean of the school of diplomatic appeasement, and Britain’s European allies that he would take no further military action against his neighbors. He even gave Chamberlain a signed paper that guaranteed “peace in our time.” …

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