Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War is Pat Buchanan’s riposte to this charge of Sir Winston Churchill. Pat Buchanan argues that the real culprit is Britain and Sir Winston Churchill, and their blunders that led to the Second World War. He buttresses this argument citing examples that start with the British decision to go to war with Germany in the event of an attack on France by Germany in 1906. abetting the Treaty of Versailles, whose terms were so denigrating to the Germans that it became possible for Hitler to rise to power. Winston Churchill’s role in the acceptance of American pressure to isolate Japan, leading to her entry into the war. sanctions against Italy in 1935 that led to Italy becoming a partner of Germany. the unasked for war guarantee to Poland in the case of an attack by Germany. and the blindness of Sir Winston Churchill to the actual ambitions of Stalin and Russia.