hitler's foreign policy

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League of Nations-1933
Hitler ordered the German delegates to leave the Disarmament Conference in Geneva, and he withdrew from the League of Nations. He gave as his excuse the fact that Germany was already disarmed, while other countries were refusing to disarm.
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Conscription-1935
Conscription (compulsory military service) was started in Germany and warships were built after the Anglo-German Naval Agreement. The construction of Luftwaffe or air force was begun. All of these were forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles.
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Remilitarisation of the Rhineland-1936
In March, the remilitarisation of the Rhineland was brought about when Hitler sent German troops into the Rhineland. The British government refused to consider sanctions against Germany.
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Spanish Civil War-1936
After the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, Hitler sent German forces to fight on the side of General Franco. These forces were known as the Condor Legion. Hitler used the Spanish Civil War as an opportunity to practice Blitzkrieg tactics.
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Treaty of Versailles-1938
In March, Hitler occupied Austria and united it with Germany (Anschluss). He held a plebiscite in which most Austrians were supposed to have voted in favour of union with Germany. All of the steps taken by Hitler were forbidden by the Treaty of V.
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Conscription (compulsory military service) was started in Germany and warships were built after the Anglo-German Naval Agreement. The construction of Luftwaffe or air force was begun. All of these were forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles.

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Conscription-1935

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In March, the remilitarisation of the Rhineland was brought about when Hitler sent German troops into the Rhineland. The British government refused to consider sanctions against Germany.

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After the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, Hitler sent German forces to fight on the side of General Franco. These forces were known as the Condor Legion. Hitler used the Spanish Civil War as an opportunity to practice Blitzkrieg tactics.

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In March, Hitler occupied Austria and united it with Germany (Anschluss). He held a plebiscite in which most Austrians were supposed to have voted in favour of union with Germany. All of the steps taken by Hitler were forbidden by the Treaty of V.

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