Hitlers Foreign Policy - 1933-1939

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Hitlers Foreign Policy - 1933-1939
1 To make Germany Great
1.1 1933 - Hitler become to power
1.1.1 Rebuilt army, Destory TOV, Left LON (1933), Joined (1926), Left LON because disarmament conference (1932) France refused to disarm. G leaves and rearms. 1935 - conscription Forced to gain G army, Stresa Front - Italy, Britain and France. To stop G from rearming.
2 Unite all G speaking people
2.1 6-7 million people
2.1.1 Anschluss Union denied by TOV
3 Living space
3.1 Lenbensraum Sudentenland (3 million)
3.1.1 Saar - LON - 15 years given a vote Poland (Polish Corridor) Czech (Greed) 13% (17,500km) Plebiscite Hitler wants to expand east
4 Rhineland - 17th March 1936
4.1 Background: Rhineland is Germanys. Rhineland is G back garden. It was demilitarised by TOV. G singed a 25 year Non-Agression pact and Locarno Pact to prevent war.
4.1.1 Hitler invaded the Rhineland
4.1.2 Reaction: LON condemned G. Only Russia wanted to enforce sanction (didnt happen). Why: B+F distracted by Abysinnia Crisis (1935) with Italy. G owned Rhineland. Aftermaths: Hitler has a vote, 99% agree with Hitler's action.
5 1934 - 10 Year Non-agression pact with Poland
5.1 Aim- guarette the border with Poland (Polish Corridor after TOV)
5.1.1 Why? Give Poland false sense of sense of security Who did it? B + P
6 1934 - Failed Anschluss
6.1 Hitler encouraged Nazi Party in Austria to rebel. Death of Chancellor Dollfuss but Mussolini placed his forces on Austrian border to stop G.
6.1.1 Conseqences - Hitler backed down
7 1935 - Anglo-G Naval agreement
7.1 Germany, Britain and France
7.1.1 G can have 35% of the size of B fleet (No subs included) Direct violation of Stressa front and TOV By 1938 G had 2,000 aircraft 800,000 soldiers, 47 U-Boats
8 1935 - Return of the Saar
8.1 Saar belonged to LON for 15years
8.1.1 People given a vote after 15 Years 8% - LON 2% - F 90% - G Consequences - Saar returned to G
9 Results of Remiltarisation
9.1 Hitler destroyed TOV
9.1.1 Hitler was strengthend Signed Rome - Berlin axis with Mussolini
9.2 Could we have stopped Hitler?
9.2.1 French Army stronger Sanctions would cripple G
10 1935 - Sudetenland
10.1 Nazi rebellion is Sudetenland - Henlein
10.1.1 Why - 3 million G in Sud. Raw materials and well furtified. Henelien is supported by Hitler 15th Sept 1938 Chamberlain flew in G. Hitler tells chamberlain he wants Sud after a Vote Chamberlain convinces B+F+Czech. Czech flew back to G. Mussolini surprised and asks for all of Sud without vote. C flew back to B and rearms. C receives role from Hitler inviting him to Munich Conference
11 1938 - Anschluss
11.1 Events - Nazi rebellion in Austria
11.1.1 Chancellor: Schushnigg
11.1.2 Nazi Leader: Seyss - Inquart
11.2 Hitler refused to help the chancellor when he asked for help to put down/stop rebellion
11.2.1 Hitler asked Chancellor to make Seyss-Inquart Minister of the Interior Police Chancellor say he will hold a vote in Austria to ask the people if they wont be Austria or G Hitler moves his troops to A border Chancellor - resigns Seystrquart - New Czech, invites Hitler Germany in to Austria 80,000 - in concentration camps B + F protest but do nothing
12 The effects of Hitlers takeover of Czech
12.1 No G speaking people in Czech
12.2 Marked end of Appeasement
12.3 H proved Chamberlian could not be trusted
12.4 Lithuania was forced t surrender the province of Memel
12.5 B didnt' help Czech
12.6 Mussolini is Hitlers Allie
12.7 B guaranteed the independence of Romania and Greece
12.8 Conscription was introduced into Britain during peace time
12.9 Hitlers strengthened his relationship with Mussolini by signing the Pact of Steel
12.9.1 Pact of Steel, May 1939 Hitler and Mussolini signed a Pact of Steel in which they promised to act side by side in future events.
12.10 Hitler withdrew G's Non-Agression Pact of 1934 with Poland and The Anglo - G Naval AgreemeNt of 1935
13 Role of USSR
13.1 April 1939 - B + F. Signed pact with Poland to guarantee border from G
13.2 B + F asked R for help
13.3 P is afraid of G + R
13.4 R signed Nazi Soviet Pact with G
13.4.1 1939 - Nazi Soviet Pact 23rd August 1939 1937 - G, I and Japan Against Communism (Pact) Divided Poland in to 2 Avoid a war on 2 fronts G had asked P for DanZig back (LON) 1st Sept - G Invaded P 3rd Sept - B declares war
14 Appeasement - giving Hitler what he wants within reason 1919-1939
14.1 For
14.1.1 Feeling that G has genuine grievances that could be solved
14.1.2 Britain want to avoid another war
14.1.3 Britain couldn't afford rearmament
14.1.4 Collapse of LON - Someone had to keep peace
14.1.5 British feared comminists
14.2 Against
14.2.1 Hitler couldn't be trusted
14.2.2 Made Britain look weak - gave Hitler confidence
14.2.3 Betraying lands that were protected by TOV
14.2.4 Hitler - increase and strengthen power
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