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    • 1. The Rhineland was demilitarized by the ToV. Germany accepted this by signing the Locarno Treaties in 1925. Which settled Germany's western borders.
      • 2. But the LoN was busy with with Italy's IoA. Hitler saw his chance.
        • 3. Russia and France had recently made a treaty against German attacks. Hitler claimed this threatened Germany, and that he should be allowed to put troops on Germany's border's.
          • 4.Hitler reckoned that Britain wouldn't get involved. But was unsure how France army would react
            • 5. The German forces had orders to pull out immediately if French forces moved in. But France was in the middle of an election campaign-so no one was willing to start a war with Germany. The LoN and Britain were angry but refused to take action.


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