France and Britain responded to Germany's initial aggression by adopting a policy of appeasement. Neither country wanted to start a war.
declarence of freedom
Declared war on germany
A policy of appeasement.
they pursued a policy of appeasement
France and Britain didn't did anything in an responce to Germany's expansion of territory. They didn't do anything when Germany re-conquerd the Rhineland.
It encouraged more agression
blockading west berlin
blocking west berlin
They declared war on Germany on 3 September 1939
When Hitler ordered a Polish invasion, Britain and France declared war.
France, Britain, Germany, USA, Russia, Italy
German troops invaded Poland on September 1 1939. On September 3, Britain and France responded by declaring war on Germany.
At first, Britain and France responded with a policy of appeasement to Hitler's expansion of Germany. It was only when they realized that he was not going to stop that they took action. Unfortunately, it had become a very serious problem by that point.
The policy that France and Britain pursued against aggressive nations during the 1930s is known as appeasement. It is a policy of granting concessions to a potential enemy in the hope that it will maintain peace.
establishing a military alliance with the soviet union
Germany signed non-aggression pacts with Russia, France, Britain, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark, Luxembourg and a few smaller countries. The Germans invaded all those countries except Britain.
Appeasement until 3 September 1939 when they both declared war on Germany.