Did the appeasement policy postpone the outbreak of WWII.docx

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Did the appeasement policy postpone the outbreak of WWII? Yes - Delay the outbreak of irrational war - A.J.P Taylor: Hitler did not have a blueprint for war. Therefore, appeasement policy was not a passive policy but an active one that allowed Hitler to consolidate. This was a policy implemented by “men confronted with real problems, doing their best in the circumstances their time”. - This is shown from the increasing scale of Nazi expansionist policy No - The appeasement policy adopted by Britain and France was only to pacify Germany (as she had been treated too harshly by the Treaty of Versailles) in order to prevent another war. - Britain and France had underestimated the danger posed by Nazism and Hitler: not only did the two countries fail to check Hitler’s ambitions, they also enabled him to

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