Hitler 's Dream Of Making Germany A Global Power And The Futile Policy Of The World War II

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There was not one single cause that started World War II, but instead a result of several different factors. The Treaty of Versailles was excessively harsh and angered the Germany people, The Great Depression resulted in European Nations not have the resources to prepare an army, Hitler’s dream of making Germany a global power and the futile Policy of Appeasement were all factors that caused World War II.
Although multiple factors contributed to the start of WW2, Hitler’s agenda was the most prominent factor in starting WW2. Hitler always wanted to go to war regardless of other things happing around him. ‘Hitler’s rhetoric during the 1920s had made it clear that, should he come to power, Germany would set about rearming.’(H.P. Willmott, R. Cross, C. Messenger (2010) p. 28) As early as the 1920s Hitler was planning to go to war, which is a clear indicator that Hitler’s agenda was always going to cause a war. ‘Adolf Hitler turned his attention to three foreign policy goals. – Second, Germany should be restored to its rightful place as the strongest European power, and a “Greater Germany” should be created.’ (H.P. Willmott, R. Cross, C. Messenger (2010) p. 28) Hitler wanted to make Germany the strongest European power, and the only way that was going to happen was through war. The combination of Hitler’s announcements of rearming and the idea that one of his key goals was to make Germany the strongest European power demonstrate that Hitler’s agenda was to go to war, leading to

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