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CLIP 6072

The reoccupation of the Rhineland

The reoccupation of the Rhineland

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Key Info
  • The reoccupation of the Rhineland
  • Duration: 01:03
  • A look at the German reoccupation of the Rhineland, explaining the background of this Demilitarised Zone set up under the Treaty of Versailles. The Rhineland had acted as a buffer between France and Germany, and the invasion therefore placed France under direct threat. The film raises the question of what Britain's response to this will be.
  • Subject:



    International Relations: 1918-1939

  • Keywords: Rhineland, Treaty of Versailles, Demilitarised Zone, appeasement, Germany, Hitler, Stanley Baldwin, Britain, France, history
Ideas for use in class
  • The footage could be used to introduce the topic of the Rhineland and the Treaty of Versailles.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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