From the very beginning, Hitler and the Nazi Party had very clear ideas and objectives. They had two main aims, and in order to expand and dominate the diplomatic stage in Europe, they had to achieve these aims. Firstly, Hitler followed a revisionist policy, which was to ignore and end the Treaty of Versailles. The treaty severely limited Germany’s power, with territory loss and the creation of the Polish Corridor. Their army was reduced to 100,000 men, their navy and air force were restricted, Anschluss with Austria was forbidden and they had to pay reparations of a total of 6.6 billion pounds.
Only in a matter of a few months, freedom of the press was abolished and instead was replaced with Propaganda that reinforced the Nazi policies. Other political parties were dismantled, and anti-Jewish regulations were passed. In the end, Hitler eventually gained power through pulling many strings in the background of the democratic processes of the Weimar Republic. It should be highlighted that it was the Nazis’ use of ferocity and intimidation which heralded his rise to power. The SA and the SS army was threatening opposers and the German population into obliging them to vote.
The first of these policies stemmed from Hitler 's fascist regime 's stated goal of unifying all German speakers in central Europe under the German flag. In addition, Hitler also attacked the Treaty of Versailles, which had ended World War I (WWI), as being unfair to Germany - an argument most in Western Europe and the United States accepted. It seemed reasonable to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and others that Germany should recover some of the territory it had lost after WWI, especially if that territory was occupied by a sizable German-speaking
On D-Day, over 150,000 Allied soldiers landed in France, and the country was liberated at the end of August. On September 11, 1944, US troops crossed into Germany; while the Soviet Union crossed the eastern border a month before. Also at this time, Allied air forces attacked plants like Auschwitz, but chambers were not targeted. As the United States got even closer to their target, many allies of Germany started to surrender, Poland was liberated, and the Soviets encircled Berlin. Knowing they have lost, Hitler and many of his high ranking officers committed suicide, and Germany surrendered (The History Place, n.d.).
The west then supplied Berlin by air. 275 000 planes transported 1.5 million tons of goods to Berlin's airport. In May 12 1949 Stalin abandoned the blockade. Short term this resulted in the Cold war breaking out and the arms race. Long term this resulted in the iron curtain coming down permanently.
The first reason being the pressure from Eisenhower’s superior in the United States to coordinate and send off a team of highly trained paratroopers. “Then, Montgomery had long been advising Eisenhower on the folly of a broad-front strategy, for that many military leaders in history had lost their hard-earned initiative by failing to concentrate their forces. This would allow Montgomery to launch his assault on the industrial heartland of Germany and end the war by Christmas.” (Greenarce 284) General Dwight D Eisenhower was the commander of the operation which would take over the land campaign from
Expecting the Belgium people not to fight back, instead they showed great resistance. Ultimately the Germans did pass through Belgium but there were some casualties. Consequently when the Germans fought at the battle of Marne they lost. Some other factors that caused the failure of the Schlieffen Plan was the poor communication between the headquarters at Berlin and the frontline soldiers. Also, the plan mainly relied for speed and to move a large number of German troops they would need transportation.
World War one, also known as the war to end all wars, lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Germany was one of the central powers in World War One. Their biggest enemy was the Allied forces. Throughout the war, many factors such as the failure of Schlieffen Plan and the unrestricted submarine warfare had brought Germany closer and closer to failure in World War one. On 11 November 1918, Germany finally surrendered .They then received a lot of consequences such as the treaty of Versailles.
All through by promising his people that he’ll restore Germany to its former glory. As every crisis occur, there would be one person who will have an idea and would do whatever it takes to get there and secure their power. It all begin, when the Allies made a successful advance on the Germans making the war for them unwinnable. “Germany had to sign a treaty (Treaty of Versailles) in which they lose their land, reduce their army to 100k, and had full responsibility for the war, since Austria
Hitler made countless mistakes in World War 2. Some mistakes had little effect on the war’s outcome, whereas others caused major problems for Hitler and his Nazis. One costly mistake that Hitler made was invading the United Soviet Socialists Republic, also known as ‘Operation Barbarossa’. In the years leading up to the invasion, the USSR and Germany signed a political and economic pact for strategic purposes.
Europe was still very unstable because of the effects of World War I especially Germany. Their politics and economy were very unstable, so it was easy for a dictator to take the “throne”. Hitler and the Nazi party soonly took over. The Allied powers continually tried to get Hitler to stop expanding and conquering other lands. Hitler agreed, but continually disregarded them violating and denouncing the Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I. Germany signed treaties with Japan and Italy to help them take over the world.