Why Did Nazi Germany Invade The Soviet Union Essay

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Why did Nazi Germany invade the Soviet Union in 1941?

Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941 for several reasons, the most extenuating factor in the decision making process to invade the Soviet Union was the desire for Lebensraum. I will also be taking into consideration there standing in the Second World War at that time, the economic factors, Hitler’s racial ideology and his hatred of communism. I will then come to a conclusion upo my finding summarising the reasons behind the invasion of the Soviet Union.
In 1936 through the Anti-Comintern pact, Hitler affirmed is hatred of communism. This pact was between Japan and Germany, ‘The Anti-Comintern Pact of was an agreement between Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan. The two nations, each ruled by right-wing, anti-Communist dictatorships, agreed to mutually resist Communism and Communist states. This was an explicit treaty of alliance against the Soviet Union but by 1939 things a monumental agreement occurred shocking everyone . The 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop Agreement (formally titled The Treaty of Non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).’ The Soviet Union in the years prior to the a war sough many ways to try to align herself with Britain against the Germans, however the British government was distrustful of the Soviet Union and the alliance the Soviet Union desired would not take place. Britain would rather attempt to appease Hitler than work with Communist Stalin. Stalin new a war was…

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