Hitler springs one of his first "Saturday Surprises". In the name of "Defense" Hitler re-arms the army and creates a new air force. This broke the Treaty of Versaille
Saturday Suprise 2
The second Saturaday Surprise took place on March 7,1936. This is when Hitler invades the Rhineland. This also broke the Treaty of Versailles but world leaders allowed this fearing of a second world war
Before Hitler took Austria he tried to convince the Austrian president to merge with Germany. Hitler then gave the president 3 days to make up his mind. With no answer Hitler invaded Austria.
In 1938 with money funding from the nazis, Some Germans in Czechoslavakia demanded for the return to the Reich. What Hitler wanted was the broders of Czechoslavakia known as the Sudentland which was home to many Germans. He got this from the Munich agreement.This agreement said that according to France and Great Britain Hitler can have Czechoslavakia.
Hitler;s Death Threat
At this time Hitler was making a speach to the Reichstag. This speach talked about the solution to the Jewish problem. Hitler's answer extermination of the whole jewish race
HItler declares war on Poland. He does this by having some of his stormtroopers kill some Polish people and dress them in Polish military clothes and say that they where retaliating a polish attack,
Conquests in the West
Hitler becomes so powerful that he takes over Denmark, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxemburg. By June 22 France has fallen
Hitler invades Russia. He does this because he wants to destroy the heart of the "Jewish-Bolshevik Menace"
Since Germany and Japan where allies and the United States declared war on Japan due to Pearl Harbor Japan asked Hitler to help them with the war effort against the US. But since Japan provoked war Germany was not obligated but however Hitler didn't shy away from a fight. So on December 11 he declared war on the US