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Is it fair to only blame Hitler for World War Two? Find out in this video.

Who was to blame for WW2?

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Key points

  • Historians have focussed on 5 factors that brought war - the Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, appeasement and Hitler's actions.
  • Hitler's aims were aggressive. He planned to destroy the Treaty of Versailles, create a country of all German people and conquer land in Eastern Europe.
  • Appeasement made war more likely. Giving Hitler some of what he wanted made him keep pushing for more.

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