Discuss the significant changes in Mussolini’s foreign policy after 1935, till the outbreak of the Second World War.
A weakness of armed forces: Britain had many economic problems. Due to the effects of the great depression, Military costs were reduced. Their army was weak and didn’t have enough Arms. Due to Germany’s strong army, Britain and France needed to avoid war. The policy of appeasement seemed the best way to avoid war. At least Hitler was standing up to Communism. Britain was not only worried about Hitler, Communism was a bigger threat. People were more afraid of communism than the nazis being in power. Due to that people thought Hitler being in power was better than communism. They signed the appeasement to avoid communism.