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1

Why did this conference take place? - Disarmament Conference

Following events in Manchuria, members of the League realised the need for disarmament

2

When did the conference take place? (From-Until) - Disarmament Conference

1932-1933

3

What was the main issue and why was it a problem? - Disarmament Conference

The discussion was as to whether everyone should disarm to Germany's level, yet no one wanted to because they would feel vulnerable.

4

What was Germany's response? - Disarmament Conference

They walked out of the conference in anger at this

5

Germany returns to the conference? - Disarmament Conference

December 1932

6

Hitler comes into power and begins to secretly rearm Germany whilst pretending to be a part of Britain's ambitious plans. - Disarmament Conference

January 1933

7

Hitler publicly reveals his disarmament and removes Germany from the League. - Disarmament Conference

October 1933

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Why did it fail? - Disarmament Conference

People were cautious of disarmament as many countries felt threatened.
Hitler's aggression undermined the plan.
The USA and USSR were not part of these plans and had the largest militaries in the world. This caused concern.