Oddly, the peace of 1945 that was no peace proved to be one of the more successful peaces in history. Its success provides a valuable lesson.
"The End of Wars as the Basis for a Lasting Peace—A Look at the Great Wars of the Twentieth Century,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 53
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol53/iss4/3