The Polish Blitz, More than a Mere Footnote to History: Poland and Preventive War with Germany, 1933

@article{Crockett2009ThePB,
  title={The Polish Blitz, More than a Mere Footnote to History: Poland and Preventive War with Germany, 1933},
  author={Jameson W. Crockett},
  journal={Diplomacy & Statecraft},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={561 - 579}
}
The January 1933 appointment of Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of Germany marked the beginning of the end of the fragile post-war peace throughout Europe. The Polish leadership had good reason to fear his threats of revising the Treaty of Versailles. Realising that Hitler was too dangerous to remain in power, the Polish leadership led by Marshal Józef Piłsudski prepared for a preventive war against Germany. Unfortunately, the appeasement policy among the Western Powers condemned this plan to… Expand
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