Adolf Hitler on the Sudetenland Crisis and related media

Adolf Hitler on the Sudetenland Crisis

In 1938, Adolf Hitler began to support the demands of Germans living in the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia who were seeking closer ties with Germany.

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