China's industrial northern province, invaded by Japan in 1931. League of Nations could not execute authority on countries that didn't recognize it.
Facist Italy occupied this country in 1935 causing great tension in Europe. The crisis ended a period of peace in Europe and undermine the Treaty of Versailles. As an effect of the crisis, Italy allied with Germany.
Britain and France followed this policy, they gave Hitler what he wanted in order to keep the peace. It was based on the idea that what Hitler wanted was reasonable and, when his reasonable demands had been satisfied, he would stop.In 1938, Germans living in Sudetenland started to demand a union with Hitler's Germany. The Czechs refused. Hitler threatened war.In the Munich Agreement - without asking Czechoslovakia - Britain and France gave the Sudetenland to Germany.
Results of appeasement
Czechoslovakia weakened. Poland and Hungary took other land. Britain gained year to build up its armed forces, but so did Hitler. Hitler decided that Britain and France were afraid of him, and that they would not stop him whatever he did. Russia decided Britain and France would never stand up to Hitler, and that war with Germany was inevitable. People of Britain realised that they had been duped, and decided that war was inevitable. Improved the war morale of the British people, who knew they had done everything possible to avoid war.
Hitler and Joseph Stalin agreed not to attack each other and divide Poland for an easy win, but Germany didn't keep true to their word and attacked Stalin later
Book that stated three of Hitler's Aims: Destroy the Treaty of Versailles, Create a Greater Germany (a country of all the German people), Lebensraum (living space) to conquer land for Germany in Eastern Europe.
Germany's ? of its military beginning in 1935; a direct violation of the Treaty of Versailles; beneifits for Germany- wins over the people with higher employment, rearms and militarizes the country
It was the uniting of Germany and Austria
How did Hitler lead to WW2
1935 - Rearmament
1936 - Remilitarisation of the Rhineland
1938 - Anschluss with Austria
1938 - The annexation of the Sudetenland
1939 - The invasion of Czechoslovakia
1939 - The invasion of Poland
What caused WW2
The Treaty of Versailles was unfair and made Germany determined to destroy it.
The League of Nations was too weak to keep the peace.
Hitler's policies were aggressive. Hitler went on until there was a war to stop him.
The Nazi-Soviet Pact released Hitler to go to war in 1939. Some historians argue that Hitler would not have gone to war in 1939 if he had been faced with fighting Britain and France in the west and Russia and Poland in the east. Stalin gave Hitler the green light for war.
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
nuclear attacks during World War II against the Empire of Japan by the United States of America at the order of U.S. President Harry S. Truman
In 1941, the US lent money and resources to the European states to help reconstruction.
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II.
German lightning warfare. Characterized by highly mobility and concentrated forces at point of attack. Planes first.
the Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler
1941-Pledge signed by US president FDR and British prime minister Winston Churchill not to acquire new territory as a result of WWII amd to work for peace after the war