WORLD WAR II WITH THEORY APPLICATION | CAUSES & EVENTS OF WWII | LEARN TO LEAD WITH AYESHA



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BACKGROUND
CAUSES
EVENTS
THEORY APPLICATION
Rise of Authoritarianism in Italy, Germany, Russia & Japan
Stock Market crash Great depression
US aloofness from Europe shifted the power to Fascism
LON failed to stop Italian invasion in Abyssinia (1936) & then Albania (1939)

Mussolini-Hitler alliance: Rome-Berlin Axis, Oct 1936
Versailles had seeds of future conflict
Hitler abrogated Versailles- Lebensraum (living space policy)- A greater German Reich & Anti- Semitism
Conscription introduced

March 1936: Germany occupied Rhineland
Italy, Germany & Japan: Anti-Comintern Pact
Occupation of Austria
Occupation of Sudeten (Czechoslovakia)
France & UK Appeasement
1933 Germany & Japan left LON, Italy followed
1939: Hitler- Mussolini Pact of Steel (non-aggression pact) Division of Poland
Moscow-Berlin alliance
Britain signed mutual assistance pact with Poland

ATTACK ON MANCHURIA
Sep 1931: Japan attacked Manchuria for resources
Made ‘Mukden incident’ an excuse
Worldwide protests, LON investigated, condemned- Japan left LON & strengthened hold over Manchuria
Began expansion into North China
Mid 1930s: Japanese armed forces gained political control
US refused to recognize the takeover
GENERAL PHASES OF WAR
A war of rapid movement
Took place in the Pacific & the far East, north Africa & deep in the heart of Russia, Central & Western Europe
Next are the four phases of war:

OPENING MOVES: SEPT 1939 TO DEC 1940
By end Sep: Germans & Russians occupied Poland
5 months later: Germans occupied Denmark & Norway (April 1940)
May: Holland, Belgium & France attacked
Britain alone to face the dictators
Hitler’s attempt to bomb Britain thwarted
Mussolini’s armies invaded Egypt & greece

THE AXIS OFFENSIVE WIDENS: 1941 TO SUMMER 1942
Germany broke non-aggression pact
Attacked Russia in June 1941
Japan attacked Pearl Harbor (Dec 1941) & Philippines, Malaya, Singapore & Burma
There seemed no way of stopping Germans & Japanese

32 comments

  1. You are doing amazing ayesha mam💫 mam please help me clear my confusion that we have to apply theories in both papers of international relations??

  2. Thank you so much ayesha today i have completed whole IR within 2 weeks with your help and your videos are really helpful. Bs data kuch vìdeos mai sequence sy nahe thi but phir b bht aallla

  3. i have gone thru most of your lectures. They are all amazing, precise and easy to understand but i didnt feel that type current which i felt in all previous lectures of yours, and you seem to be tired in this lecture.

  4. Please make video on cold war in detail from theoretical perspective and also on this question which was asked in 2019 paper 2 of IR '' Foundational principles of Nazism''

  5. very nice mam
    paper me sab causes likhen ya length kam karen q k question bhot lamba hojata h r background b bhot bara h
    apart from this paper 2 thora tricky hota like 2020 ko dekhen to is lie thora paper 2 ky important areas phlay cover karwaen

    GOD bless you more knowledge
    May Allah grant you success in your life.
    Thanks

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