L2- Context of WWII in EU

WWII spanned 1939-1945
It was the deadliest war in history
It caused 70 million casualities
1939-1945
Deadliest war in history
70 million casualties
Militarism
Required reduced militarization after WWI treat of Versailles
Annex of austrian in 1938
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Militarism - belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests
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Nationalism - Nationalism is an ideology that emphasizes the interest and culture of a particular nation. It played a significant role in shaping the political climate leading up to WWII
Social Darwinism - beleiving their own race is the superior
Eugenics
I want obedience, not discussion - Benito Mousolinni
Allies
Axis
US
DE
UK
JP
USSR
IT
FR
CN