abolishes the War Ministry and creates the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (High Command
of the Armed Forces) on 4 February 1938, giving him direct control of the Wehrmacht.
In addition, Adolf
sacks political and military leaders considered unsympathetic to his
philosophy or policies. General Werner
is forced to resign as Commander of Chief of the Wehrmacht following
accusations of homosexuality, and replaced by General Walther
. Foreign Minister Konstantin
is sacked and replaced by Joachim
On 4 February 1938, The German cabinet met for the
12 February 1938 Austrian Chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg
of Austria meets Adolf
at Berchtesgaden on 12 February 1938, and, under threat of invasion,
is forced to yield to German demands for greater National Socialists participation
in the Austrian government. T1
Launched 19 February 1938 Adolf
on 20 February 1938, assured the Deputies in the Reichstag that no
problems existed between the National Socialist State and the Wehrmacht Armed
Forces, while spoke about the German destiny to annex Austria.
February 1938, Republican troops are forced to abandon Teruel and follow the highway
to Valencia, under pressure from Moroccan troops commanded by General Yagüe.
End of the Battle of Teruel. Go To: March
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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