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Nazi soviet pact

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Nazi-Soviet Pact Presentation made by: Federika Marty, Lola Villegas, Lucas Campion, Martín Anania and Victoria Landolfo

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Nazi soviet pact

  1. 1. Nazi-Soviet Pact By: Federika Marty, Lola Villegas, Lucas Campion, Martin Anania and Victoria Landolfo
  2. 2. Joseph Stalin - Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. - He was a communist dictator. - He took part on the ww1, but then his arm was injured.
  3. 3. What was the Nazi-Soviet pact It was a pact between Hitler and Stalin were they agreed they wouldn't attack each other, and secretly agreed to invade Poland and split it between them.
  4. 4. Stalin’s Fears ● Hitler’s come to power in 1933 ● Hitler was rearming ● Hitler hated Communism (possible attack) ● Looked for protection in the League ● Pact with France (France had failed stopping Hitler from invading the Rhineland) ● Britain & France were powerless ● He knew that he would have to fight alone at one point
  5. 5. Stalin’s negotiations In March 1939, Britain, France and the USSR, met to negotiate. They made an alliance against Hitler. Britain and France promised Poland that if she was attacked by Germany, they would defend her. Stalin thought that this would be worse.
  6. 6. Stalin’s decision On 24 August 1939 the Nazi-Soviet Pact was signed Terms: ● Divide Poland ● Not to attack one another
  7. 7. Why did Stalin sign the pact? ● He gained territory ● Most importantly, it gave him time to prepare himself.
  8. 8. Why did Hitler sign the pact? ● Hitler would gain half of Poland, and he wouldn't have to worry about facing a war with Russia as well as with France.
  9. 9. Consequences - The pact cleared the way for Hitler to invade Poland. So, on September 1st 1939, The German army invaded Poland from the west. - Britain and France demanded her to withdraw from Poland or they would declare war. - According to his plan, the next move would be attacking the USSR. - Britain and France kept their promise and declared war on Germany on September 2.
  10. 10. ‘Someone is taking someone for a walk’
  11. 11. Rendezvous
  12. 12. Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc352jIpilk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc352jIpilk

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