Friday, February 10, 2012
Erin Gallagher- Axis Powers #10
Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito all had the same goal of conquering other lands in order to expand their power. Hirohito, in Japan, had attempted to conquer Manchuria. Mussolini, in Italy, had attempted to take over Ethiopia and Albania. He wanted Ethiopia for natural resources and revenge and he also wanted Albania for control over the Adriatic sea. Hitler, from Germany, wanted Czechoslovakia in order to gain more land, power, and "living space." Anchlus was not allowed, however hitler still formed an alliance with Austria. Thirdly, was the Rhineland, which was the 30 mile buffer zone between France and Germany. Germany had decided to advance into this land. Also, there was the rearmament. Hitler decided to rebuild the German army after World War One. Lastly, is Sudetenland. This was the land Hitler wanted in Czechoslovakia in order gain power and because it was made up with German speaking Czechs. During the Munich Confrenece, representatives from Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. While they were at the Munich Confrence, Britain and France agreed to ket nazi Germany annex part of Czechlosovakia in return for respect from Hitler.