Zitate und Sprüche von Antony Beevor

Sir Antony James Beevor ist ein britischer Historiker, der unter anderem verschiedene Werke über den Zweiten Weltkrieg verfasst hat, sowohl über die Schlacht von Stalingrad, die Luftlandeschlacht um Kreta, die Landung in der Normandie und die Schlacht um Berlin, als auch ein Werk zum Spanischen Bürgerkrieg.

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The great help of being in the Army is to understand why are the armies clever in what they describe as emotional intelligence, making soldiers come to terms with the death of comrades by certain rituals.

- Antony Beevor

What is terrifying is the ability, through mass brainwashing or propaganda, to change normal human instinct, which does not necessarily contain very much hatred.

- Antony Beevor

I just love the days when you come out of the archives with half a dozen excellent descriptions or poignant accounts of personal experiences.

- Antony Beevor

Teaching the history of the British Empire links in with that of the world: for better and for worse, the Empire made us what we are, forming our national identity. A country that does not understand its own history is unlikely to respect that of others.

- Antony Beevor

I get slightly obsessive about working in archives because you don't know what you're going to find. In fact, you don't know what you're looking for until you find it.

- Antony Beevor