THE DIPLOMATIC REVOLUTION, 1933-1936

I. HITLER'S TWO-TRACK APPROACH

  A. CAUTION

   B. SURPRISE

II. STAGES OF THE REVOLUTION

  A. BREAK WITH THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS, 1933

  B. TREATY WITH POLAND (OSTPOLITIK), 1934

  C. ABORTIVE ANSCHLUSS, 1934

  D. CONSCRIPTION & THE LUFTWAFFE, 1935

  E. NAVAL AGREEMENT WITH BRITAIN, 1935

  F. ETHIOPIA, 1935-1936

  G. REMILITARIZATION OF THE RHINELAND, 1936

  H. SPANISH CIVIL WAR, 1936

I. ROME-BERLIN AXIS, 1936

III. THE SITUATION IN DECEMBER 1936

  A. FAILURE OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

  B. DEATH OF VERSAILLES AND LOCARNO

  C. GERMAN ISOLATION BROKEN

  D. UNILATERAL ACTION CAN WORK

  E. INEFFECTIVENESS OF THE DEMOCRACIES

IV. CAUSES OF THE DIPLOMATIC REVOLUTION

  A. MISCONCEPTION OF THE PEACE SETTLEMENT

  B. POLICY OF HITLER

  C. WEAKNESS & DISUNITY OF GERMANY'S FOES