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Flashcards in The Rhineland Deck (7)
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1

the Rhineland area had been a key _____ region of Germany, producing ____, ____ and ____ resources.

industrial
coal
steel
iron

2

The Rhineland also formed a natural _____ to its neighbour and rival, ____.

barrier
France

3

One of the terms of the ______ was that the Germans would not be able to keep _____ forces in a ____ stretch of the ______. Hitler _____ this term as it made Germany _____ to _____.

Treaty of Versailles
military
50km
Rhineland
resented
vulnerable
invasion

4

In 1935, Hitler's plans to _______ and ____ the Treaty of Versailles were given a boost when the German ____ ____ region voted to ____ with Germany.

strengthen Germany
undermine
speaking
Saar
reunite

5

When the leading _____ nations did not ____ to this _____ of Versailles, Hitler was _____ to see how far he could go in _____ other terms of Versailles.

European
react
violation
encouraged
breaking

6

1. In 1935, what did Hitler reintroduce in Germany?
2. What also happened in 1935 to do with Germany's army.

1. conscription
2. He built an air-force and signed the Anglo-German Naval Agreement that allowed him to enlarge his naval forces.

7

In ____ Hitler boldly marched _____ German ____ into the Rhineland, in a direct _____ of the Treaty of Versailles.

1936
22,000
troops
breach