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War was logical/inevitable end to economic and foreign policy Labensraam:  People without space Germany needed space for “racial hygiene” Excuse for all to expand east – states that had been lost during Versailles Goal to expand into Russia/East – “prospect of the East” Justified that the east was under-civilized and had questionable political legitimacy  War against Russia was inevitable, but when? 1933 – Judeo-bolshevism: People began to believe Jewish conspiracy and  Bolshevism was most dangerous manifestation War not only had the goal of territory, but ideological crusade World domination – Hitler main goal to be the dominant power in Europe Hitler Believed that US was a major power for foreseeable power Doomed in the end – mixture of races, would collapse on its own British Empire – did not believe that it was a great success No competition, believed that they were natural allies Japan – 4 th  great power, would dominate Asia, “Arians of the east” 4 Superpowers that Hitler wanted cooperation  After 1928 elections – need to clarify foreign policy Hitler wrote 2 nd  book  Perceived that Hitler did not want policies published – truth was that Mein Kampf was  not selling Would be confrontation among continents in future – would result in Great War  between European civilization and “barbarians” Treaty of Versailles – prevented rearmament for Hitler’s war goals Self determination of countries that had German populations that wanted to be part of  German League of Nations – discussion about rearmament Hitler representative promised to disarm completely if all other European powers did  as well British considered because of danger and cost of arms race France refused Hitler said that the goal was to keep Germany down – all they wanted to be was an equal Right to security – at the time was vulnerable to any power
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Hitler of Mein Kampf? Stunned British when read Mein Kampf – believed that Hitler would be more  responsible in office Germany withdrew from League of Nations and disarmament conference 1933-1939: Hitler said Mein Kampf did no suggest that he wants war b/c was a  soldier on the front – peace army (but Allies wanted Germany to be subservient) Jan 1935: Czar desire to join Germany March 1935: Establishment of German Air Force (Luftwaffe) size of Great Britain’s – breach of  Versailles Growing consensus of international powers that Versailles had been too harsh
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