Why Had International Peace collapsed by 1939?

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International peace collapsed by 1939 due to the tension between a number of countries when the tension rose dramatically in the 1930’s. This tension was caused by Hitler rearming Germany and openly defying the Treaty of Versailles. Dictatorships in other countries became more powerful and the democracies were either unwilling or unable to stop them. World War Two broke out when finally, in 1939 International peace efforts broke down. The main reasons for this were Hitler’s actions and his main three plans to abolish the Treaty of Versailles, expand German territory and defeat Communism. The policy of Appeasement where from the naval agreement in 1935 Britain and France gave Hitler what he wanted. The problems caused by the Treaty of Versailles and the way Hitler went against it. Hitler’s plans caused lots of tension around the world in the 1930’s. His three main plans were to abolish the Treaty of Versailles, expand German territory and defeat Communism. Hitler believed that the Treaty of Versailles was unjust and that it was a constant reminder of the loss of First World War and that if he came into power he would reverse it. However when Hitler did come to power some of the terms had already changed. Like reparatio Continue...


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Germany's reaction to the terms of the Treaty was of horrification. They were more concerned about the spread of Communism and the dangers to world peace posed by Stalin who was the new leader of the USSR. The Nazi-Soviet Pact was formed when Stalin believed that the USSR was under threat from Germany. A German empire carved out of Russia would also help Hitler in one of his other plans, to defeat Communism. They had privately agreed to divide Poland thus proving that it gave Hitler the confidence to make the final move of invading Poland in an attempt to take over the Polish Corridor. International peace collapsed by 1939 because of Hitler's actions and his greed of power, the policy of Appeasement and the way France and Britain foolishly went along with it giving Hitler what ever he wanted, the problems caused by the Treaty of Versailles and the way Hitler broke the policies causing tension and making other countries feel under threat, The Nazi-Soviet pact where Stalin joining the Nazi's gave Hitler the added confidence to invade Poland unmistakably causing the collapse of peace. This wasn't enough for Hitler; he also wanted to carve out an empire in Eastern Europe to give extra room for Germans. The second reason was simply that the French and British didn't want to see the bloodshed of World War One again and wanted to avoid war at almost every cost. They could barely have an army and worst of all they had to accept the blame for starting World War One and they didn't even feel that they had lost the War. The Treaty of Versailles had taken away territory from Germany. There were a number of reasons British and French Politicians went along with this policy and the main ones are firstly Hitler wasn't the main concern of Britain and the Allies. ns payments that had stopped completely. 1935 Hitler held massive rearmament rallies in Germany. Hitler wanted to get all the territory back, firstly by joining Austria then wanting other Germany minorities like Czechoslovakia to rejoin Germany.

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