Hitler's foreign policy 1933- 1936

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  1. Describe Hitler's aims in foreign policy between 1933-1936.

From 1933 onwards, Adolf Hitler, as a dictator took control of German foreign policy. For this we can say Hitler’s and Germany’s aims in foreign policy were the same. When Hitler came to power he was determined to make Germany a great power again and to dominate Europe. He had set out his ideas in a book called Mein Kampf (My Struggle) that he had written in prison in 1924.

    • To unite all German speaking people, after World War One there were Germans living in many countries in Europe e.g. Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland. Hitler hoped that by uniting them together in one country he would create a powerful Germany or ‘Grossdeutschland’. This included his failed ‘Anschluss’ with


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