World War II

World War II - World War II Origins No doubt that Hitler...

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World War II Origins No doubt that Hitler started WWII Real sense of Pacifism in Europe due to the first war o France was scared of Germany and the French build the Maginot defensive line Wanted to see what he could get away with before war was declared o Remilitarization of Rhineland 1936 o March 1938 Annexation of Austria They loved Hitler o September 1938 Annexation of Sudetenland o 1939 Destruction of Sceckoslovakia Invasion of Poland o August 1939 agreement with Stalin to split Poland o September 1, invade o September 3, Britain and France declare war on Germany Why did B and F declare war? o Neville Chamberlain, he is associated with the word “appeasement” o Up until March 1939 Chamberlain believed that Hitler was following the spirit of the Versailles treaty o Thought his invasion of the Rhineland, Sudetenland and Austria was to protect Germans Hitler lied about being done with invasions after he took the Sudetenland, Chamberlain was pissed and declared war after Czechoslovakia
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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