Hitler's Foreign Policy

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Lebensraum
Hitler wanted to expand into Eastern Europe
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Abolish the terms of Treaty of Versailles
By regaining the land lost in 1919, uniting with Austria, remilitarizing the Rhineland and expanding the armed forces
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Defeat Communism
By fighting a war with the Soviet Union
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The Saar
1935 - 91% of inhabitants voted to become part of Germany after being a LofN mandate for 15 years
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Remilitarized the Rhineland
1936 - it was a great national embarrassment that Germany weren't allowed to place troops in the Rhineland. Hitler wanted to break the terms of the TofV
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Anschluss
1938 - 99% of Austrians voted in favour. Austria rich in raw materials and it would unite German speaking people while breaking the TofV
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Abolish the terms of Treaty of Versailles

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By regaining the land lost in 1919, uniting with Austria, remilitarizing the Rhineland and expanding the armed forces

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Defeat Communism

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The Saar

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Remilitarized the Rhineland

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