The Nazi-Soviet Pact

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When was the pact formed? (year)
1939
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Why did the USSR need the agreement?
She knew Germany was going to attack but she needed more time to re-arm
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Why did Germany need the agreement?
As in WW1, her downfall was having a war on 2 fronts which she wanted to avoid so this agreement meant she avoided this,
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What did the pact say?
It was agreed that they wouldn't attack one another in the event of a World war and there was a secret clause which divided Poland between them
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Why was the Pact a surprise to others?
As facism and communism were enemies and the USSR knew Germany hated Communism in the USSR from Mein Kampf and they hated Germany's dislike of Communism so it was an unlikely match,
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What does this mean for the attack on Poland? Will there be an attack?
An attack on Poland is inevitable as the USSR and Germany have already split it into 2,
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What did Hitler believe Britian would do when Germany invaded Poland and why?
He thought Britain would let him have it, especially since it was German before and contains German speaking people. Britain had let Germany off with the Rhineland, Czechoslovakia so he thought Poland would be allowed to,
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If Britain would keep its promise to defend Poland, what does this mean about war?
It means it is inevitable as it is inevitable that Germany will attack Poland,
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Due to this pact, two countries had lost Russia as an ally against Russia. Who are they?
Britain and France
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Why did the USSR need the agreement?

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What did the pact say?

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