The Nazi-Soviet Pact

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Everybody realised that Hitler's next target was Poland, so Chamberlain promised to defend Poland. But how? Britain was too far away to help and only had a small army.

In April 1939, Stalin suggested an alliance of Russia, France and Britain against Germany. Hitler would not have been able to invade Poland if taking that action would have meant war with Russia. However, negotiations dragged on into August because:

  • Chamberlain did not like communist Russia.
  • Poland would not let Russian troops go into Poland.
  • Stalin did not trust that France and Britain would resist Germany.

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