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Hitler was an Austrian. and wrote about his dream of uniting Germany and Austria into one Reich ..

  • July 1934 Austrian Nazis attempted to take power in Austria.
  • Mussolini threatened to send troops to protect Austria.
  • Hitler decided not to risk war with Italy since the Army was still weak in 1934.
  • By 1938 Mussolini was now Hitler's closest ally. and Hitler felt that Germany was strong enough to achieve Anschluss.


  • Early 1938 Hitler forced Austrian Chancellor Schussnigg. into agreeing to work more closely with Germany.
  • However Schussnigg did not want to be…


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