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12 Mar 1938

  • Germany declared, then affected by marching troops across the frontier, AnschluƟ with Austria. Hours later, Adolf Hitler visited Linz in the recently annexed Austria region of Germany; he met with the German-installed Austrian Chancellor Arthur SeyƟ-Inquart at this city to discuss details of the occupation. Ousted Austrian Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg was placed under house arrest. ww2dbase [Annexation of Austria | Linz | TH]
Photo(s) dated 12 Mar 1938
German troops marching into Austria, 12 Mar 1938Adolf Hitler announcing the annexation of Austria to members of the Reichstag at Kroll Opera House, Berlin, Germany, Mar 1938

12 Mar 1938 Interactive Map

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