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Key Question: How far was Hitler's foreign policy to blame for the outbreak of war.
Aims of Hitler's foreign policy
· Wanted to turn over the Treaty of
Versailles
­ Hated treaty and German leaders who signed
it "November Criminals"
­ Especially hated small army, demilitarised
Rhineland, forbidden union with Austria, new
state of Czechoslovakia and the Polish
Corridor.
· Wanted to create a "greater" Germany
­ Treaty of Versailles took away a lot of
territory
­ Hitler wanted it back
­ Wanted German minorities in other countries
like Czechoslovakia to rejoin Germany.…read more

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Key Question: How far was Hitler's foreign policy to blame for the outbreak of war.
Aims of Hitler's foreign policy
· Wanted to Create more Living space ­
"Lebensraum"
To achieve thein Eastern Europe (e.g.
­ Create empire
above aims. Hitler
Poland) for growing population.
­ Didn't care about `Slavs'
would need
· Wanted ancommunism
to defeat
(Bolshevism)
AGGRESSIVE foreign
­ Hitler was anti-communist
policy.
­ Believed Bolsheviks helped to bring
about the defeat of Germany in WWI
­ Suspected Bolsheviks wanted to take over
Germany.…read more

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Key Question: How far was Hitler's foreign policy to blame for the outbreak of war.
Hitler's Plans and actions
· 1933: Took Germany out of the League of Nations
· 1934: Began rearming Germany
· 1935: Tried to take over Austria but prevented by
_____Mussolini.
· 1936: Reintroduced conscription
· Sent German troops into the Rhineland
· Made an anti-communist alliance with Japan
· 1937: Tried out Germany's new weapons in the Spanish civil
_____war
· Made an anti-communist alliance with Italy
· 1938: Took over Austria and the Sudetenland
· 1939: Invaded the rest of Czechoslovakia and Poland.…read more

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Key Question: How far was Hitler's foreign policy to blame for the outbreak of war.
Out of your League
· Not the first person
· Followed Japan's
example
· LofN could do nothing.
· Setting a marker for the
future.…read more

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Key Question: How far was Hitler's foreign policy to blame for the outbreak of war.
Start to Rearm.
· Started in secret
· 1920s = secret
developments in Russia.
· Popular policy with
Germans.
· Created lots of job therefore
reducing unemployment.
· Publicly says that he doesn'
t want to disarm.…read more

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