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OWN LEADERSHIP
BERLIN
DEMOCRACY
RED ARMY
GERMAN MILITARY
MEN
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GERMAN PEOPLE
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WAR
PUTSCH
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VERSAILLES
ARMY
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REICHSWEHR
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Definitions

  1. The Reichswehr was forced to adopt a small and professional army quite aside from any German plans, for the Treaty of Versailles limited it to 100,000 men.
  2. The Reichswehr was never a friend of democracy but stayed loyal to the democratic German government. (Web site)
  3. The Reichswehr is a class army in the reactionary sense.

Own Leadership

  1. The Reichswehr feared Röhm's ambition to absorb the army into the SA under his own leadership. (Web site)

Berlin

  1. General von Lossow, the Bavarian chief of the Reichswehr no longer took orders from Berlin.

Democracy

  1. The apolitical character of the Reichswehr was emphasised, and this gave democracy the chance to develop without intervention from the military leadership.

Red Army

  1. The Reichswehr and Red Army collaborated in wargames and tests in Kazan and Lipetsk beginning in 1926.

German Military

  1. Hitler further promised expansions of the German military which brought friendlier relations between him and the Reichswehr.

Men

  1. The Reichswehr was limited to a standing army of 100,000 men, and a navy of 15,000. (Web site)

Marchers

  1. Sixteen of the marchers were instantly killed, and two died of their wounds in the local barracks of the Reichswehr.

Consolidate Power

  1. By early 1934, this vision directly conflicted with Hitler's plan to consolidate power and expand the Reichswehr. (Web site)

German People

  1. On 2nd October 1933, Roehm sent a letter to Reichenau that said: "I regard the Reichswehr now only as a training school for the German people. (Web site)

Weimar

  1. The constitution of Weimar contributed to the Reichswehr becoming a state inside a state, outside of the control of the parliament or the public.

Cadre

  1. He commanded the Reichswehr until 1926 and made it an efficient nucleus capable of serving as cadre for a larger army. (Web site)

War

  1. After the war, he remained in the Reichswehr and, among other duties, fought in the Silesian Uprisings. (Web site)
  2. Following the war, these concepts were modified by the Reichswehr.

Putsch

  1. At around 3 am, the first casualties of the putsch occurred when the local garrison of the Reichswehr spotted Röhm's men coming out of the beer hall. (Web site)

Beer Hall Putsch

  1. General Otto von Lossow was, at the time of the beer hall putsch, the commander of the Reichswehr in the state of Bavaria. (Web site)

Germany

  1. During 1933 and 1934, after Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, the Reichswehr began a secret programme of expansion.
  2. He was also listed on the officer rolls of the Reichswehr, the post-World War I peacetime army of Germany, and by 1933 had risen to the rank of Generalmajor. (Web site)
  3. The new Weimar government likewise declared a state of emergency in Germany and conferred executive powers on the head of the Reichswehr, General von Seeckt. (Web site)

Hindenburg

  1. However, Röhm's politics and especially his insistence that the SA supplant the Reichswehr was direct threat to the traditional army, including Hindenburg.
  2. He appointed as Reichswehr Minister Kurt von Schleicher and all of the members of the new cabinet were of the same political opinion as Hindenburg.

Officers

  1. The officers in the Reichswehr served longer in the same ranks, sometimes up to two and a half times the length of service in the Imperial Army. (Web site)

Rhineland

  1. It is a violation of German sovereignty not to be able to have the Reichswehr in the Rhineland. (Web site)
  2. After using them for sabotage attacks in the Rhineland, for the Black Reichswehr, as it was then called, they were now kicked out. (Web site)

Versailles

  1. Two years later in 1935 the Treaty of Versailles was renounced and the Reichswehr became the Wehrmacht. (Web site)

Army

  1. Reichswehr - The regular army of Weimar Germany, made up of old units and the Freikorps, later to become the Wehrmacht.
  2. Perhaps the greatest single factor leading to the downfall of the SA however, was Röhm's decision to directly challenge the army, or Reichswehr. (Web site)
  3. This angered the regular army (Reichswehr) who already resented the Nazi party, and commonly regarded the SA as 'brown scum'.

Barracks

  1. The barracks of the Reichswehr and those of the police are occupied.

Reichswehr

  1. Hitler had wanted to create his own party, but was ordered by his superiors in the Reichswehr to infiltrate an existing one instead.
  2. The purge strengthened and consolidated the support of the army, or Reichswehr, for Hitler.
  3. In the first months of 1920, the Reichswehr was to be reduced to 100,000 men, in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles.

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