(Source: Live Science)

« On this day in 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland. Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today.

Aside from the Bible, few books over time have stirred up such controversy as one composed from the cell of a German prison.

It is a poorly-written mess, according to literary critics, but the ideas contained within Adolf Hitler’s 1925 tome « Mein Kampf«  (or My Struggle) sadly would resonate well beyond the book’s quality of prose. … »

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