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Why was the Rhineland important?

The Rhineland was established as a demilitarized zone after World War I to protect France from its enemy neighbor, Germany. It was territory taken from Germany to act as a bar (MORE)

What was the effects of the 1936 occupation of the Rhineland?

The occupation of the Rhineland caused an escalation of tensions between Germany and other European states since this act was a direct violation of the Treaty of Versailles. I (MORE)

Why was the rhineland demilitarized?

The Rhineland was demilitarized because the big 3 wanted Germany to be weakened. The rhineland was also the border between France and Germany. To prevent France being attacked (MORE)

Why was the remilitarization of the Rhineland so important?

Remilitarization of the Rhineland was forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles. So was starting a new German Air Force. The original German Air Force was completely dismantled af (MORE)

What was the remilitarization of the rhineland?

The Treaty of Versailles prevented Germany from having armed forces in the area of Germany between the Rhine river & France or Belgium. Now we come to the contentious bit: Had (MORE)

Why did Hitler occupy Rhineland?

Hitler occupied the Rhineland in 1936 because by occupying the Rhineland, he was destroying the terms settled in the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, and breaking the treaty of L (MORE)

Why were the Germans not permitted to have weapons on the rhineland?

  The Germans were not permitted to have weapons in the Rhineland because this area of Germany bordered on France. The French were afraid that the Germans might invade Fra (MORE)

What is a palatine?

The Palatine Hill was one of the seven hills of Rome. It was at the  centre of the city and it was a favoured place of residence of the  Roman aristocracy. Because of this, (MORE)