Chapter 27 World War II - Chapter 27 The Deepening of the European Crisis World War II Adolf Hitler salutes soldiers marching in Nuremberg during the

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The Deepening of the The Deepening of the European Crisis: European Crisis: World War II World War II Chapter 27 Chapter 27
p832 Adolf Hitler salutes soldiers marching in Nuremberg during the party rally in 1938
Prelude to War (1933-1939) The Role of Hitler The doctrine of Lebensraum The proper conditions and strategies of expansion The “Diplomatic Revolution” (1933-1936) German rearmament, 1935 Repudiation of disarmament clauses of Treaty of Versailles Occupation of the Rhineland, 1936 New Alliances Rome-Berlin Axis, October 1936 Anti-Comintern Pact between Germany and Japan, November 1936
Prelude to War The Path to War (1937-1939) Ongoing rearmament Preparations for blitzkrieg (“lightning war”) Union with Austria, 1938 Czechoslovakia Demands for the Sudetenland, September 1938 Appeasement: the Munich Conference, September 29, 1938 Neville Chamberlain (1869 – 1940) German dismemberment of Czechoslovakia Poland Nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union, August 1939 Hitler’s demands and invasion provoke resistance and war, September 1939
p836 Hitler Arrives in Vienna
Map 27.1 p837 MAP 27.1 Changes in Central Europe, 1936–1939
p840 A Japanese Victory March in China
p840 CHRONOLOGY Prelude to War, 1933–1939
The Course of World War II Victory and Stalemate Dismemberment of Poland within four weeks Hitler’s attack in the west “Phony War”, winter 1939-1940 Germany resumes offensive Attacks on Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, and France, April-May 1940 Evacuation of Dunkirk Surrender of France, June 22, 1940 Establishment of the Vichy regime Marshal Henri Pétain (1856 – 1951)
Map 27.2 p842 MAP 27.2 World War II in Europe and North Africa
The Course of World War II The Problem of Britain New leadership: Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) Battle of Britain, August-September 1940

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