Germany surrender and many German troops feel betrayed by their Government.
Signing of the Treaty of Versailles
28 June 1919
Germany pay huge reparations, Lose land and restricted military.
23 - 28 Stresseman keeps its steady.
1923 - 1929
Stresseman helped improve the Germen economy from 23 to 29 by creating jobs for the german people and also created the Great Coaliton.
Wall Street Crash of 1929
The War Street crash destroyed German economy and America requested that Germany pay back their loans imediately. Millions of German workers became unemployed.
Withdrawal from disarmanent
This was a smart play by Hitler when he requested that other nations reduce their armies to Germany's level when they refused Hitler left the League of Nations and made France look unreasonble. Hitler than began to increase the army.
Non Aggresion pact with Poland
This pact was another politcal play by Hitler as it weakened Poland's relations with Britain and France.
Building an Airforce Luftwaffe
Germany starting rebuliding their airforce to even though it was against the Treaty of Versailles.
The saar was returned to Germany
The Saar was returned back to Germany
Four Year Plan
Hitler told Goring that Germany needed to be ready for war in four years time.
Hitler signed the a Pact with Japan
This worried Britain a lot about their colonies in the East.
Rome Berlin axis
Germany and Italy formed an alliance where they would back each other in a war.
Taking the Rhineland
Hitler sent troops straight into the Rhineland a take it back, this was a big risk taken by Hitler as France could have retaliated by killing all the troops that were situatated there.
Annexatation of Czechoslovakia
1938 - 1939
Germany invaded Czechoslovakia and took over the nation which proved that Hitler was not just interested in creating a Greater Germany and that he had lied in Munich.
Anschluss of Austria
Hitler easily gained power over Austria, this didn't bother Britian as they just thought that Germany were just joining the Germen speaking nations. However this did bother France and they wanted to restrict Germany.
Supreme Commander Minister at war
Hitler made himself the Supreme Commander Minister at war so he made himself leader of the army.
France and England Guarantee Poland
England and France guaranteed that they would help Poland if war was to break out
Ribbentrop - Molotov pact
Germany and Soviet Union formed that they were both attack Poland and a non aggresion pact.