When did France enter World War 2?
France declared war on Germany in September 3rd, 1939. May 14th, 1940 Germany invades France June 14th,1940 Germany enters Paris and June 22nd of the same year France surrenders.
Germany had not answered the British and French ultimatums for removing troops out of Poland. On September 3, first Great Britain, followed by France declared war on Germany. It may be noted that France was not sure of its position. France had no choice, however, after Britain made its declaration of war.
Hitler was sure that neither England nor France would declare war against Germany. His belief was that with his alliance with the USSR combined with the fact that neither England nor France could save Poland, would prevent a world war. It's true that Poland could not be saved. Hitler occupied the western half of Poland and Stalin, as per his agreement with Hitler occupied the eastern half of Poland.
Germany *started* World War II. Their purpose was spelled out very clearly in Hitler's book, "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle). Hitler wanted revenge on France and Britain for Their victory in the first war and he wanted to acquire vast territories in Eastern Europe, exterminate or enslave the people living there, and let Germans live there. Michael Montagne Germany didn't "enter" World War Two, Germany "started" World War Two by invading Poland in September, 1939. A…