Describe how the remilitarization of the Rhineland, the Anschluss with Austria, and the Czechoslovakian crisis in 1938 showed Hitler's aggressive and expansionist behavior in Europe.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 22, 2019, 3:41 am ad1c9bdddf
The Treaty of Versailles, signed by the victorious nations after Germany's defeat in World War I, stipulated that the Rhineland, an industrial region on Germany's border with France, would be occupied by the Allies until 1935, after which it would remain a demilitarized zone. Furthermore, the treaty stipulated that the Allies could reoccupy the Rhineland in response to any show of aggression from Germany.
When Hitler came to power in 1933, he set about re-arming Germany. When the Allied occupation ended, Hitler planned to remilitarize the Rhineland as a test of the Allies' will. In ...
This 3-paragraph essay describes how the remilitarization of the Rhineland, the Anschluss with Austria, and the Czechoslovakian crisis in 1938 showed Hitler's aggressive and expansionist behavior in Europe before World War II.