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Descent into war

German troops enter Prague on 15 March 1939.
German troops enter Prague on 15 March 1939.
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Following the German remilitarisation of the Rhineland in 1936, Germany's aggressive foreign policy in Europe led directly to the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939.

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Further reading

  • Adamthwaite, A.P., Making of the Second World War (London: George Allen and Unwin, 1979)
  • Parker, R.A.C., Chamberlain and Appeasement: British Policy and the Coming of the Second World War (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1993)