Germany - nazi-soviet pact

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After Czechoslovakia, what was Hitler's next target?
Poland.
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Who was Russia's leader in 1939?
Stalin.
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Why did Britain need Russia's help to defend Poland?
Britain was too far away.
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Why did the Russians hesitate to form an alliance with Britain?
They didn't trust that Britain would stand up to the nazis.
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Why did Chamberlain hesitate to form an alliance with Russia?
He didn't like communism.
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When did Russia suddenly make an alliance with Germany?
23rd August 1939
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Why was the world stunned by the Nazi-Soviet Pact?
Because communism and facism are so far apart politically.
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What did William Shirer call the Nazi-Soviet Pact?
A sordid, secret deal.
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When did Hitler invade Poland?
1st September, 1939.
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