World War II1939 - 1945 Cedar Robertson 3.9.12 Period 5
Hitler’s BeginningLebensraum was one of Hitler’s political ideasthat was the belief that some territories wereneeded for the nation’s natural development.The Anschluss was the annexation of Austria byGermany. This occurred in 1938.Germany decided to disobey the Treaty ofVersai$es and invade Poland. This enraged Franceand Great Britain, so they declared war onGermany.
Hitler-Stalin PactThe Hitler-Stalin Pact was signed August23, 1939.This pact was Stalin’s idea. This pact wassecuring the safety of the Soviet Unionwhile also providing an army supply toGermany for the attack upon France andGB.Hitler was the one to break the pact.
AppeasementAppeasement is an attempt to keep things peaceful.With no war. This usua$y involves a compromisebetween them.In September 1938, there was a conference known asthe Munich Conference. This was the gathering ofGermany, GB, France, and Italy, to decide whetherGermany was a$owed to take Czechoslovakia. Theycompromised by letting Hitler annex the areas nearthe German border."We have peace in our time" -Nevi$e Chamberlain
The Axis PowersThe Major Axis Powers:GermanyJapanItaly
The AlliesThe Major A$ied Powers:PolandGreat BritainFranceUnited States
BlitzkriegThe Blitzkrieg was a massiveGerman attack.The name for the German Air-Forcewas the Luwaﬀe.