Victor Davis Hanson is a wonderful history mind. In this video clip he discusses, with Christopher Hitchens, Pat Buchanan's new book on World War II. Buchanan has as his central thesis the idea that World War II was an unecessary war. Both Hanson and Hitchens argue otherwise.
To check out the video go to: Victor Hanson/Chris Hitchens
Both thinkers also comment on Niall Ferguson's analysis of World War II and its causes as well.