Today In History- March 7

Today In History- March 7

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World War II: Violating the Locarno Pact and Versailles Treaty, Germany reoccupies the Rhineland.

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Germany reoccupies Rhineland and moves toward global war.

  • Berlin, Germany

As a supreme example of German rearmament, on Mar. 7, 1936, Germany reoccupied the Rhineland.  An area of ethnic Germans, the reoccupation was in clear violation of the Versailles Treaty, pushing Western Europe towards the brink of World War.

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