UPDATED - Anschluss



  • Alot of Germans lived in Austria
  • Many supported a union with Germany
  • Hitler in Mein Kampf: Believed Austria and Germany should be united
  • Hitler and Mussilini = Allies
  • Strong Nazi Party In Austria
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  • Dollfuss was murdered
  • Schusnigg took power
  • He called a plebiscite
  • Germany invaded Austria to control the plebiscite
  • 99.75% of Austrians vote to join Germany  - under heavy Nazi surveillance and pressure
  • Britain and France except the Union
  • Chamberlain- "they should be united"
  • agreed mistake was made in TofV
  • The little amount bot did to deter Hitler just egged him on
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