Definition of Vansittartism
: a doctrine holding that the conduct of German war leaders from the Franco-Prussian war on has had the wholehearted support of the majority of Germans and that Germany must be demilitarized during a protracted period of occupation and reeducation to insure against her undertaking further wars of conquest
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Origin and Etymology of vansittartism
Sir Robert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham †1957 British diplomat + English -ism
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