Hitler's Foreign Policy and the Origins of the Second World War

Leaders

Hitler

January 1933 - 1940

Chancellor

Chamberlain

1937 - 1940

British Prime Minister

Events

Hitler withdrew from the Disarmament Conference

October 1933

Non-aggression pact with Poland

1934

Saar

1935

Re-armament of Germany

1935

Rhineland

1936

Re-militarisation

Appeasment

1937 - March 1939

Czechoslovakia marked the end of Appeasement

Anchluss

March 1938

There was a failed Anchluss in 1934. However, the Rome-Berlin Axis enabled Hitler to take over.

Munich

September 1938

Sudentenland

September 1938

Czechoslovakia

September 1938

Failed Riot

Czechoslovakia

March 1939

Nazi-Soviet Pact

August 1939

Hitler invades Poland

1 September 1939

WORLD WAR TWO

3 September 1939