What Are The Limitations Of Hitler's Foreign Policy
Once Hitler had achieved power by 1933 he turned his eyes outwards and started to look at the rest of the world. In his book ‘Mein Kampf’ he actually outlined that his ambitions were actually much broader than just achieving power in Germany. He intended to move east, he wanted lebensraum, which meant expansion, for the German people. He also had a militaristic and expansionistic philosophy. As an individual Hitler was very ambitious however it was only due to the weakness of external powers, countries such as France, Britain and the United States that Hitler began to have foreign ambitions.
In order to come to power in Germany Hitler had demonstrated his aggressive and militant policies. …show more content…
Mussolini arranges a meeting between British Prime Minister Chamberlain, French President François de La Rocque and Hitler and they came to an agreement where Germany would take back the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia and the Czechs are outraged that they aligned themselves with the people taking territory from their allies. The worst thing about it was all of the Czechoslovakia defences and military had been built in that area so when it was taken by Germany they had nothing left. There were two main reasons for the allowance by western powers to allow this; one because their populations didn’t want to go to war, and two because the treaty was seen as extremely unfair to Germany and accepted Hitler retaking land that was taken from