Adolf Hitler's rise to power started when he was initially rejected from the military during World War 1.
Despite being told he was too weak to carry a weapon, Adolf Hitler volunteered for the war effort in World War 1 which launched his political career.
After World War 1, Germany was punished with the full blame for the war as well as monetary reparations. This name the public feel humiliated and upset. Hitler gave the people hope with a promise of reclaiming land and dominance in foreign policy.
Britain was fearful that Hitler would create violence among countries again and decided to enact a policy of appeasement with Germany in order to maintain the newly established peace. Many citizens of Britain believed that Hitler had mal intentions regardless.
In March of 1939, Adolf Hitler proved many people's distrust of him by invading and conquering all of Czechoslovakia.
During August of 1939, Hitler reached out to the USSR's leader, Joseph Stalin, to form an agreement. This agreement stated that Hitler would gift a portion of Eastern Europe to the USSR if they didn't interfere with Hitler's plans.