Hitler's Foreign Policy

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Lebensraum (Living Space)

Hitler wanted to claim territory for Germany in the east. This was called "Lebensraum", meaning "living space".

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Unite German Speakers

Hitler wanted to unite all German-speaking people. This would mean taking over countries such as Czechoslovakia and Austria, which had many German speakers.

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Overturn the Treaty of Versailles

Hitler and many Germans hated the Treaty of Versailles because of its harshness towards Germany after World War I, and the fact that it was a forced treaty ("Diktat"). Hitler promised that he would overturn the TOV, which gained him much support.

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Destroy Communism

Hitler hated Communism. He promised to destroy it once in power.

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