The Anschluss (German: [ˈʔanʃlʊs] (listen), or Anschluß,[a] lit. 'joining' or 'connection'), also known as the Anschluß Österreichs (pronunciation (help·info), English: Annexation of Austria), was the annexation of the Federal State of Austria into the German Reich on 13 March 1938.
Anschluss - Wikipedia
The next day, March 12, 1938, German troops entered Austria, and one day later, Austria was incorporated into Germany.
This union, known as the Anschluss , received the enthusiastic support of most of the Austrian population and was retroactively approved via a plebiscite in April 1938.
Anschluss — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Anschluss, German: “Union”, political union of Austria with Germany, achieved through annexation by Adolf Hitler in 1938. Mooted in 1919 by Austria, Anschluss with Germany remained a hope (chiefly with…
Anschluss | Definition, History, & Facts | Britannica
On March 11-13, 1938, Nazi Germany annexed Austria to the neighboring country of Germany, known as the Anschluss. This event was the first act of territorial expansion committed by Nazi Germany and violated international treaties, allowing Adolf Hitler to continue his expansionary policies unchecked. The Anschluss resulted in an outburst of public violence against Austria’s Jewish population, and allowed Adolf Hitler to continue his expansionary policies unchecked.
Nazi Territorial Aggression: The Anschluss | Holocaust Encyclopedia
The Nazis' aggressive foreign policy during the Second World War included withdrawing Germany from the League of Nations, signing the German-Polish Non-Aggression Pact, establishing the Luftwaffe, and increasing the size of the German Army. This policy was a major break with international order, and the war had an unimaginable impact on Europe's Jews. The Anschluss was a major step in Hitler's foreign policy, and it was a major factor in the rise of the Nazi Party and the rise of the Nazi Party in power.
Anschluss – The Holocaust Explained: Designed for schools
The idea of an Anschluss (a united Austria and Germany that would form a “Greater Germany”) began after the unification of Germany excluded Austria and the German Austrians from the…
The Anschluss - Jewish Virtual Library