Munich Putsch

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  • Munich Putsch (1923)
    • In November 1923, Hitler tried to take advantage of the crisis facing the Weimar government by instigating a revolution in Munich.
    • During the crisis of 1923, therefore, Hitler plotted with two nationalist politicians - Kahr and Lossow - to take over Munich in a revolution
    • On 4 October 1923, Kahr and Lossow called off the rebellion
    • The next day, 9 November 1923, Hitler and his Nazis went into Munich on what they thought would be a triumphal march to take power.
      • However, Kahr had called in police and army reinforcements. There was a short scuffle in which the police killed 16 Nazis.
        • Hitler fled, but was arrested two days later.

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