Europe in 1939

On this completed map of Europe on the eve of World War II, students should pay particular attention to the areas of dispute, primarily in central Europe.

1. Locate the approximate boundaries of the Rhineland which Germany remilitarized in 1936

2. By the time of this map, August 1939, what territories had Germany already annexed directly?

3. Draw in the "Sudeten Mountains".

4. What has happened to Czechoslovakia? What new state has emerged from that unhappy country?

5. What two other states gained land from the division of Czechoslovakia? Locate those areas.

6. Locate Danzig and the so-called "Polish Corridor."

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