Soviet Foreign Policy and the Origins of the Second World War

Soviet Foreign Policy and the Origins of the Second World War

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Soviet Foreign Policy and the Origins of the Second World War Monday, March 21, 2011 We were addressing the issue of why Hitler was able to achieve so many strategic victories and vantage points it was part of a manner of skillful maneuvering He was very careful to use the Wilsonian language – the right to natural self-determination to justify his revisions of Versailles, and his escalating rapprochement on his neighbors He used the reigning ideology of the international order, all the better to disarm his opponents Before the war even broke out, he has seized geopolitical and diplomatic advantages The lightning victories had their foundation of Hitler’s victories – which had given his armed forces a platform to launch their war of aggression against disadvantaged and divided opponents Undoubtedly the inadequacies within his diplomatic rivals also contributed to his unrelented series of coops and victories It made France dependent upon the UK It is in British policy that we find the real motor of appeasement
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course HISTORY 103 taught by Professor D.smyth during the Spring '10 term at University of Toronto.

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