Question: What territories did Germany secure under Hitler? (scroll down for answer)




Answer: Hitler obviously disobeyed the Treaty of Versailles as Germany remilitarized the Rhineland on the German-Belgium border. He annexed (added to Germany) Austria through what was called Anschluss. He also was given the Sudetenland, an area of Czechoslovakia where the people spoke German. At the Munich Conference of 1938, western powers agreed to allow Germany to take it. British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain said that this action would give "peace in our time." He was wrong, as it only made Hitler hungry for more. The Munich Conference is an example of appeasement, or giving into the aggressor’s demands to keep peace.

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