Why had international peace collapsed by 1939? (Hitler policy …
Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
Long term consequences of treaty
Many powers disatisfyed.
Germany objected everything about the treaty
German was able to grow economically and potentially, could be a threat as wanted revenge from TOV
Hitler's foreign policy
completelly violated TOV
Lon Failures: Manchuria and Abyssinia
Manchuria. LON wasn't concerned anymore about Japan invading China. Britain and France were sorting own economy. Unprepared to deal with major conflicts. Showed all LON was weak- Hitler.
Abyssinia. Right close to central Europe. LON once again took very little action. Hitler once again observed the LON fail.
By 1936: rearmament was top priority. Still, it was not enough. Appeasement; Gave hitler what he wanted to avoid having to fight. British people wanted peace. Many of Hitler's complaints seemed reasonable, opposing Hitler was imposible due to Britains weak army. Many admired Hitler.
Began secretly, helped hitler reduce unemployment by consription, boosted Nazi support. Britain saw Germany was good buffer zone against communism.
Aquire living space
Build up a central european empire
disarming large countries as an example to be followed by small countries didn't work. Hitler easily manupilated TOV and LON
REARMAMENT AND APPEASEMENT ARE RESULTS OF FAILURES OF THE LEAGUE