Britain has had a long standing (centuries old) policy of preventing any one continental power from controlling the low countries (Netherlands, Belgium). Thus Britain became involved in WWI and WWII, fearing German domination of that area. Note that Britain fought France for 15 years around 1800 over the same issue. They had earlier fought the Spanish/Hapsburgs over this matter.
Britain has always had a fear that domination of this area by a major power would lead to making Britain economically inferior, reduce trade, and present a possible military invasion route to England.
Otherwise, in WWII, Churchill generally hated Germans and wished to see their national power destroyed, regardless of cost. Thus he rather willingly spent the British colonial empire and much of Britains wealth to wreck Germany.
The result of course was a total collapse of Britains world influence, the rise of the USA as a replacement power and the occupation of half of Europe by Soviet armies.
But, at least nobody controls Brussels but Belgians!
- The Brits allocated us the role Defender Basicly since there was know one stronger than Britain at the time or even able to match us we were the rulers of the seas even if you put the 2nd and 3rd largest fleets together France and Russia you still were no were near the size of the British fleet Britains aim in WW2 was to defeat Hitler what ever the cost and keep the world safe ( " keep the world safe" may seem really biased but its true an American General said " shold the Great Empire fall then so too would the world" the Great Empire is the British Empire and evn though were the 4th or 5th strongest nation now we still hold the most influance over the world due to the respect the countries give us and the Debt the feel they owe.
His key aims were: *To defend Britain *To destroy Nazism
Germany's Aims in the First World War was created in 1961.
The ISBN of Germany's Aims in the First World War is 0393097986.
Great Britain, or more correctly The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, was involved in both World War 1 and World War 2.
Both nations were concerned with nation security. They also wanted to strip Germany of its war-making power.
They wanted to keep the balance of power in Europe/not have Germany too much power.
Germany did not declare war on Britain. Britain declared war on Germany to protect Belgium.
where did they fight in britain during world war 2
German supremacy over Europe.
world war 1
Britain joined world war one in 1914
Britain wasn't invaded during World War 2
The Battle of Britain occured during World War II not World War I.
Britain wasn't defeated in World War II.
World War 1
Hitler's war aims were Germany's war aims. Hitler's goal was to rule the world.In the first war, Germany wanted to create several puppet states in central/eastern Europe (Mittleuropa) to exploit their resources and create a buffer against Russia. In the second war, the plan was to exterminate the people living in these same countries and colonize them with Germans.
Britain forgave Germany after the war
Britain told Germany to remove their troops from Poland. Germany refused and Britain declared war on them
Britain actually declared war on Germany on 4 August 1914.
During World War I and World War II
== == There were no war reparations after the Second World War and Britain, being one of the winners, certainly would not have had to pay them if there had been.
Britain thought so much of World War I that they call it "The Great War". And there has not been a better war since. But since the great war was really a war about nothing, it really was a shabby endeavor.
Britain left World War I in 1918 when the war ended.