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Why were there two armed camps in Europe in 1914?

Why did war break out in 1914?

How did the Treaty of Versailles establish peace?

Why did the League of Nations fail in its aim to keep peace?

How did Hitler challenge and exploit the Treaty of Versailles?

Why did Chamberlain's policy of Appeasement fail to prevent war from breaking out?

Why did the USA and USSR become rivals between 1945 and 1949?

How did the Cold War develop between 1949 and 1955?

How peaceful was Peaceful Co-existence?

How close to war was the world in the 1960's?

Why did Detente collapse in the 1970's and 1980's?

Why did Communism collapse in Central and Eastern Europe?

How did Hitler challenge and exploit the Treaty of Versailles?

A brief timeline outling the ways in which Hitler challenged the terms of the Treaty of Versailles.

1933: Hitler bans the Communist Party and puts its leaders into concentration camps.

1934: Hitler walks out of the Disarmament Conference and leaves the League of Nations.

1935: Increases the German Army to 500,000.

1936: Hitler marches the German Army back into the Rhineland.

1936 – 37: Germany signs the Anti-Comintern Pact with Italy and Japan, who agree to fight International Communism.

1938: Anschluss: Hitler forces Austria to join Germany.

1938: Annexes the Sudetenland through the Munich Agreement.

1939: Hitler increases the German Army to 950,000.

1939: Germany conquers Czechoslovakia.

1939: Nazi – Soviet Pact secretly agrees to divide Poland.

1939: Germany conquers Poland.

1940: Germany conquers Holland and Belgium.

1940: Germany conquers France.

Hitler's Foreign Policy Aims 





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