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chiefs that November, Hitler restated his intention of
, but when this failed, Hitler moved the plans forward. By
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Disarmament Conferencein October 1933. In January
, and therefore responsible for, the decisions he was making.
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attributing many of the events and consequences of Nazi
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Mussolini to have Italy join forces with Hitler on 10 June. France
and Germany signed anarmistice on 22 June. Kershaw notes
that Hitler's popularity within Germany and German support for
the war reached its peak when he returned to Berlin on 6 July
in a homosexual relationship. Both men had fallen into
disfavour because they objected to Hitler's demand to make
the Wehrmacht ready for war as early as 1938. Hitler assumed
Blomberg's title of Commander-in-Chief, thus taking personal
Hitler often praised Christian heritage and German Christian
culture, though professing a belief in an "Aryan Jesus", one who
fought against the Jews. Any pro-Christian public rhetoric was
at variance with his private statements, which described
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Newsreel footage of Hitler shows
List of propaganda and film appearances
Der Sieg des Glaubens (Victory of Faith,
Triumph des Willens (Triumph of the Will,
Tag der Freiheit: Unsere Wehrmacht (Day of
Freedom: Our Armed Force
ommitted effort of rearmament regardless of the economic costs.
Count Galeazzo Ciano, foreign minister of Mussolini's
government, declared an axis between Germany and Italy, and on
25 November, Germany signed the Anti-Comintern
Pact with Japan.
view required a c
, douard Daladier, and Mussolini attended a one-day conference
in Munich that led to the Munich Agreement, which handed over
the Sudetenland districts to Germany.
Chamberlain was satisfied with the Munich conference, calling th
Goebbels made a
buried and exhumed. On 4 April 1970, a Soviet KGB team
used detailed burial charts to exhume five wooden boxes at
the SMERSH facility in Magdeburg. The remains from the boxes
were burned, crushed, and scattered into the Biederitz rive
Hitler deepened his involvement in the war effort by appointing
himself commander-in-chief of the Army in December 1941; from
this point forward he personally directed the war against the
Soviet Union, while his military commanders facing the Western
In late 1942, German forces were defeated in the second battle of
El Alamein, thwarting Hitler's plans to seize the Suez
Canal and the Middle East. Overconfident in his own military
expertise following the earlier victories in 1940, Hitler became
1. Jump up^ Hitler also won settlement
from a libel suit against the socialist paper
the Mnchener Post, which had
questioned his lifestyle and
income. Kershaw 2008, p. 99.
2. Jump up^ MI5, Hitler's Last Days:
"Hitler's will and marriage" on the website
on the Polish population in his purview. Greiser complained
that Forster was allowing thousands of Poles to be accepted as
"racial" Germans and thus endangered German "racial purity".
Hitler refrained from getting involved. This inaction has bee