Southern Miss HIS 360 - Beginning of World War II (32 pages)

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His 360 - Modern Military History

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Beginning of World War II Lsn 22 ID SIG appeasement Bataan Death March blitzkrieg Finland Hitler s rise to power Japanese imperialism Manchuria Poland Russian Germany Non aggression Pact Pearl Harbor Agenda Europe Hitler s Rise to Power Poland Finland Denmark and Norway Pacific Imperialism Manchuria Pearl Harbor Philippines Rise of Hitler Treaty of Versailles was very punitive to Germany Unemployment and other issues created conditions conducive for Hitler to rise to power Dec 21 1931 Rebirth of Germany Hitler reinstituted conscription after France doubled the length of its conscripts service and in March 1936 was strong enough to reoccupy the Rhineland In June 1934 Hitler purged many of his paramilitary and the SS rose up to replace them Germany s Increasingly Militaristic Approach In Nov 1937 Italy joined Germany in an alliance against the Soviet Union In Mar 1938 Hitler forced Anschluss union with Austria On Sept 29 30 the British and French foreign ministers attempted to appease Hitler by acquiescing to his demand for the Sudentenland under the understanding Hitler would make no more territorial demands In March 1939 Hitler seized the western part of Czechoslovakia Neville Chamberlain Continued Aggression Britain and France now knew appeasement would not stop Hitler and they pledged to defend Belgium Holland Switzerland and Poland against German aggression On Aug 22 1939 Russia and Germany signed a nonaggression pact In the event of a GermanPolish war Russia could annex eastern Poland Latvia Estonia and Lithuania On Sept 1 Hitler invaded Poland Poland The German offensive included heavy air attacks against Polish air bases and military targets in Warsaw Collateral damage and civilian casualties were high Britain and France honored their promise to the Poles and declared war on Germany Hitler had thought Britain and France would not go to war He had said he had seen his enemies at Munich and they were worms Poland Germany bounded Poland on three sides so it was



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