Following Hitler's rise to power, he delighted Germans by snubbing the Treaty of Versailles. After the invasion of Czechoslovakia, and then Poland, German aggression became clear. The youth indoctrination meant that Germany had many strong and committed young men to wage a war of aggression.

This clip is from:
History, Nazi Germany
First broadcast:
10 October 2007

Did Hitler want war from the start? Students should draw up a two column table and fill it in while watching the clip about how on one hand Hitler wanted war from the start and on the other it was an ambition that grew out of his original aims.