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LECTURE 8    
 

International Relations & The Road to War 

  • Geneva Disarmament Conference

  • League of Nations

  • non-aggression treaty with Poland  (Jan 26, 1934)

  • Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893 1946)

  • Dienststelle Buro Ribbentrop

  • Engelbert Dollfuss

  • Vienna Putsch  (July 25, 1934)

  • Kurt von Schuschnigg

  • Saar Reunion Plebiscite   (Jan 13 1935)

  • Stressa Front  (Apr 11 1935)

  • Hitler's "Sunday Surprises" 

  • Rhineland Remilitarization March 7, 1936            

  • Spanish Civil War  July 1936

  • Condor Legion

  • International Brigades - Mackenzie-Papineau Brigade

  • Guernica  26 April 1937

  • Guernica by Pablo Picasso 

  • International Brigades - Mackenzie-Papineau Brigade

  • Italy and Germany sign a secret pact.  Germany signs with Japan the Axis is established October 1936 

  • Prime Minister Mackenzie-King meets Hitler (June 1937)

  • Italy and Germany sign official non-aggression pact.    (September 1937)

  • Werner von Bloomberg Minister of Defense and Werner von Fritsch commander and chief both purged (February 4 1938)

  •  Anschluss (March 13 1938)

  • Arthur Sess-Inquart  

  • Sudetenland -- Sudeten Germans

  • Munich Agreement

  • Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain

  • "Peace in Our Time"

  • Hitler's "last territorial demand"

  • Independent Slovakia (March 14, 1939)

  • Czech Reichsprotektorate (March 15, 1939) (Bohemia & Moravia Reichsprotektorate)

  • Pact of Steel  (May 1939)

  • Hitler Stalin Non-Aggression Pact  (August 23, 1939)




    FURTHER READINGS and SOURCES


Mackenzie-King Diary Entries for Meetings with Goring and Hitler [internet link] 

Prime Minister Mackenzie-King Diaries Online - Canada Archives  [internet link]



 
  Prime Minister Mackenzie-King in Berlin on a private visit -  June 1937


Making friends with Hitler : Lord Londonderry, the Nazis, and the Road to World War II 
Kershaw, Ian  
Penguin Press, 2004.

  Nazi Foreign Policy, 1933-1941:The Road to Global War 
Leitz, Christian,
Routledge, 2004.

Hitler's Foreign Policy 1933-1939 : The Road to World War II 
Weinberg, Gerhard L.
Enigma, 2004. 

What Hitler Knew : The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy 
Shore, Zachary 
Oxford University Press, 2003.

The Diplomacy of the "New Order" : The Foreign Policy of Japan, Germany and Italy: 1931-1945 
Stam, Arthur 
Aspekt, 2003. 

Ribbentrop 
Bloch, Michael 
Abacus, 2002. 

The Rise and Rise of the Third Reich : Nazi Foreign Policy 1933-1939 
Haigh, R. H. Sheffield 
Hallam University, c2001

The Chamberlain-Hitler Collusion 
Leibovitz, Clement
Merlin Press ; c1997.

Germany and Europe, 1919-1939 
Hiden, John   
Longman, 1993.

 

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