The Anschluss

In March 1938 Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany - it would not regain its independence for more than 17 years.

One Vienna resident remembers the day that Hitler's troops marched in.

Photo: Austrians welcoming German troops. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

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