What was the first country conquered by the Nazis?

  • Austria correct

    Commonly referred to as the Anschluss, on March 12, 1938 the Nazis annexed Austria into the German Third Reich. This move was the first major step of Adolf Hitler's Greater German Reich as he planned to reunite all ethnic Germans and lands which the German Empire had lost after the First World War. Following the invasion of Western Poland on September 1, 1939, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain publicly delivered his ultimatum speech declaring war on Germany.

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  • Poland
  • France
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