Anschluss

All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic
views updated

Anschluss (1938) Enforced unification of Austria and Germany by Adolf Hitler. Prohibited by treaty at the end of World War I (1914–18), expressly to limit the strength of Germany, Anschluss was nevertheless favoured by many Germans and Austrians. It was dissolved by the Allies in 1945.

views updated

Anschlusspuss, schuss, wuss •Anschluss • sourpuss

More From encyclopedia.com

You Might Also Like