The remilitarisation of the Rhineland

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When was it?
7th March 1936
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What happened? How did Hitler take it back?
His soldiers marched into the Rhineland and remilitarised it,
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What did Generals tell Hitler? What did financial ministers tell Hitler?
They advised him not to as they thought the army wasn't strong enough to resist if the French army invaded. Financers told Hitler Germany wouldn't be able to pay sanctions if G was punished.
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Did he take this advice and what did he tell generals?
He considered but dismissed them but Generals were under orders to retreat if there was any opposition from France,
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What agreements did this go against? (2)
The T of V and the Locarno Pact which the Gov willingly signed in 1925
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What promises did he make after and why?
he promised to make a 25 year non-aggression pact and promised he had no other territorial ambition in Europe to lead Europe into a false sense of security and to stop them invading Germany and stopping his plan,
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What happened to Germany's actions in the L of N?
they were condemned and when a vote was cast to see whether action would be taken, only Soviet Russia voted in favour of sanctions.
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Why was there no action against Hitler?
Abyssinian Crisis was occuring which was worse than Hitler moving into 'his own backyard'. French Government wouldnt act without Britain and Britain thought this was ok as re-taking own land- T of V too harh. No-one wants war,
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When Hitler held a vote in Germany on his policies, what percentage agreed?
99%
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Could Hitler have been stopped in 1936?
Yes as the French Army was far stronger and sanctions would have crippled Germany but Hilter had judged the time perfectly. G could have been stopped but there was no opposition
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Results: How did this give him confidence?
He had successfully reversed the T ov V which gave him confidence to go further- Anschluss and he was correct about remilitarising over his ministers which gave him more confidence.
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Results: What agreement did it lead to? What did it state? How did it benefit them?
The Rome-Berlin Axis where italy and Germany would co-operate together in support of the fascist General Franco in the Spanish Civil war of 1936-39 which gave them military experience,
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Results: After the Rome-Berlin Axis signed, what attempts did this stop from B and F? What did this lead to in B? How was French security affected?
Stopped them trying to keep Mussolini as an ally against Germany. It lead to rearmament in Britain and France was unaffected as they had begun the building of the Maginot Line as a fortification on the borders of F and G,
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Results: What did this mean for the L of N?
It marked an end to the T of V as a way of keeping peace along with the Abyssinian Crisis
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