Feb 3 Adolf Hitler First Reveals his Foreign Policy Goal of Conquering the Lebensraum In a meeting with his leading generals and admirals on 3 February Hitler spoke of "conquest of Lebensraum in the East and its ruthless Germanisation" as his ultimate foreign policy objectives. Rob Brent Hitler ordered the army to be trebled in size, from theman Versailles Treaty limit, tomen by October of
Failing to take power by force inhe eventually won power by democratic means. Hitlers foreign policy and the treaty in power, he eliminated all opposition and launched an ambitious program of world domination and elimination of the Jews, paralleling ideas he advanced in his book, Mein Kampf.
The Zweites Buch (pronounced [ˈtsvaɪ̯təs buːχ], "Second Book"), unofficially published in English as Hitler's Secret Book and then officially Hitler's Second Book, is an unedited transcript of Adolf Hitler's thoughts on foreign policy written in ; it was written after Mein Kampf and was not published in his lifetime. The Zweites Buch was not published in because Mein Kampf did. The Germans were pleased and it encouraged Hitler to continue to go against the treaty and pursue his Foreign Policy aims. This is a key point where Britain & France could have stopped Hitler when he was too weak for war but they failed to act against him. Hitler’s foreign policy was pegged on the Nazi Party policies which sought to bring to an end Germany’s restrictions under the Versailles treaty, promote Germany’s re-armament, expand Germany’s living space, unite all people who spoke German and spread the Nazi ideology across the world.
How a political leader was able to manipulate the political system in a democracy and obtain autocratic power. Two of his siblings died from diphtheria when they were children, and one died shortly after birth.
Young Adolf was showered with love and affection by his mother. When Adolf was three years old, the family moved to Passau, along the Inn River on the German side of the border. A brother, Edmond, was born two years later. The family moved once more in to the farm community of Hafeld, 30 miles southwest of Linz.
Following another family move, Adolf lived for six months across from a large Benedictine monastery. He did not do well there. Adolf himself suffered from lung infections, and he quit school at the age of 16, partially the result of ill health and partially the result of poor school work.
InAdolf was permitted to visit Vienna, but he was unable to gain admission to a prestigious art school. His mother developed terminal breast cancer and was treated by Dr. Edward Bloch, a Jewish doctor who served the poor.
After an operation and excruciatingly painful and expensive treatments with a dangerous drug, she died on December 21, Virtually penniless byhe wandered Vienna as a transient, sleeping in bars, flophouses, and shelters for the homeless, including, ironically, those financed by Jewish philanthropists.
It was during this period that he developed his prejudices about Jews, his interest in politics, and debating skills. In MayHitler, seeking to avoid military service, left Vienna for Munich, the capital of Bavaria, following a windfall received from an aunt who was dying.
In January, the police came to his door bearing a draft notice from the Austrian government. The document threatened a year in prison and a fine if he was found guilty of leaving his native land with the intent of evading conscription.
Hitler was arrested on the spot and taken to the Austrian Consulate.
He was caught up in the patriotism of the time, and submitted a petition to enlist in the Bavarian army. Hitler narrowly escaped death in battle several times, and was eventually awarded two Iron Crosses for bravery.
He rose to the rank of lance corporal but no further. In Octoberhe was wounded by an enemy shell and evacuated to a Berlin area hospital. After recovering, and serving a total of four years in the trenches, he was temporarily blinded by a mustard gas attack in Belgium in October Communist-inspired insurrections shook Germany while Hitler was recovering from his injuries.
Some Jews were leaders of these abortive revolutions, and this inspired hatred of Jews as well as Communists. On November 9th, the Kaiser abdicated and the Socialists gained control of the government. Anarchy was more the rule in the cities. Free Corps The Free Corps was a paramilitary organization composed of vigilante war veterans who banded together to fight the growing Communist insurgency which was taking over Germany.
The Free Corps crushed this insurgency. Weimar Republic With the loss of the war, the German monarchy came to an end and a republic was proclaimed. A constitution was written providing for a President with broad political and military power and a parliamentary democracy.
A national election was held to elect deputies to the National Assembly. The centrist parties swept to victory.Martin Luther - Hitler's Spiritual Ancestor by Peter F. Wiener--Many of the Reformers were NOT the saints much of Protestant Church History paints them as.
This work reveals some of the dark side of the leading Protestant Reformer. Hitler began to consider possibilities of two front war with Russia in east and Britain and France in West, he was terrified.
However, Britain and France turned down Russia ’s treaty of mutual assistance. Bundesarchiv, Bild H / CC-BY-SA.
Synopsis. Adolf Hitler, a charismatic, Austrian-born demagogue, rose to power in Germany during the s and early s at a time of social, political, and economic upheaval. It will be the duty of German foreign policy to get large spaces to feed and house the growing population of Germany.
Destiny points us . Latest breaking news, including politics, crime and celebrity. Find stories, updates and expert opinion. Describe Hitler's foreign policy aims. Dismantle and abolish the Treaty of Versailles Create lebensraum in eastern Europe (claim territory) Create union with Austria (Anschluss) In August , Hitler made a secret treaty with Russia which he hoped would stop Britain and France helping Poland.
Soon after he invaded Poland.