8. Supporting Germany's Rearmament; & the Final Slide into WWII

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A. Supporting Germany's Rearmament

(a) Introduction
(b) British-assisted Rearmament Under Hitler - the Record
(i) The Stresa Conference
(ii) The Anglo-German Naval Agreement of 1935

B. And the Final Slide into WWII

(a) Italy, Abyssinia, Britain and the League
(b) The Public’s Response to Flawed British Policy: the ‘Peace Ballot’ of 1935
(c) 1936, Hitler's Reoccupation and Remilitarisation of the Rhineland
(d) Understanding ‘Appeasement’: What Drove British Policy
(e) 1937-8, Alarmed, Roosevelt Offers America’s Help
(f) 1938 Austria Engulfed
(g) And Czechoslovakia Betrayed
(h) German General Staff Attempts Hitler’s Overthrow
(i) Chamberlain’s Final Assistance - to Catastrophe
(j) Churchill’s Summing Up
(k) Ultimate Opposition to Joint Action - then War

C. Sources

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