Names have always been used to camouflage the actual intentions and effect of an action. The Enabling Act that was passed by the German Reichstag in 1933, soon after Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Hindenburg, was the legal cover used subsequently to place a veneer of legality on his dictatorship. Passing the Act was a simple process, as those opposing the measure were simply forced out of the chamber by Storm Troopers before voting commenced, many of whom subsequently were arrested and a few executed. The law was named “the rescue of the German people and state from misery”, surely a classic in the annals of misinformation. Within six years, a war that ought to have begun in 1936 at the latest but for the obsession of the elites of Britain in particular with finishing off not Nazi Germany but the Soviet Union. Indeed, up until the formal declaration in 1939 of a war that could no longer be ignored, much of the British establishment saw Hitler as a useful bulwark against what they regarded as the actual threat, the USSR. Up to the invasion of Poland by Hitler, emissaries were sent by Prime Minister Chamberlain to Berlin to try and convince Hitler to call a halt to further conquests. While the Soviet secret service had reliable information about the intention of Hitler to attack the Soviet Union once he subdued Poland, these were thrown aside by Stalin as “provocations by the British and the Americans that were intended to persuade the USSR to launch a pre-emptive strike on Germany’’. Several of the NKVD analysts in Moscow who warned of Hitler’s coming assault were executed as “agents of the British”, with the result that the flow of information to Stalin concerning German moves dried up. Stalin thought himself to be infallible, a propensity for self-delusion that cost his country over twenty million lives lost on the battlefields and through acts of Nazi bestiality.