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A BLUEPRINT FOR WAR? Hitler's Hossbach Memorandum

10 points:
1. The Hossbach Memorandum was the summary of a meeting on
November 5, 1937, between Hitler and his military and foreign policy
leadership where Hitler's future expansionist policies were outlined.
The meeting marked a turning point in Hitler's foreign policies, which…

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Central Europe on national, strategic and economic grounds. He could
count on their support for his opening remarks. However, living space
was an absolute must for Hitler but only desirable to his audience. The
audience was divided over the risks ­ Neurath, Blomberg and Fritsch
dreaded the prospect of war…

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Hitler soon fired Blomberg, Neurath and Fritsch assuming the powers of War
Minister himself.


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