Table of Contents

  1. Focus Questions
  2. The Polish Question
    1. British Attitudes Harden
    2. The Polish Guarantee
    3. Italy gets involved
    4. Pact of Steel
  3. Courting the Russians
    1. Talks stall
    2. Molotov
    3. Secret negotiations with Germany
    4. Natural enemies?
  4. German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    1. Provisions of the Pact
    2. Reading and Discussion
  5. World War II Begins
    1. Britain and France declare war
    2. Russia joins in
    3. Rendezvous
    4. Poland defeated
  6. Summary