• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Why did the Munich putsch fail?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

By the one and only Caleb Barnes-Christian Munich Putsch Coursework 2. Why did the Munich putsch fail? The Munich Putsch failed in 1932 for many reasons but all together the poor planning was to blame because if the planning was perfect many of the things I will list wouldn't have happened. The Munich Putsch failed for these main reasons * Hitler and Ludendorff thought that it would be an easy task to take it over. * Too many people knew about the attempt to take over the putsch. * When Stresemann had taken over he had helped Germany by reducing Hyper-Inflation and the economical problems that she had. * The Nazi's didn't have enough supporters. * Hitler had thought that people would just come and join in helping them take over the putsch. * Hitler and Ludendorff had assumed that they wouldn't be shot at. * Ludendorff had let von Khar and Lossow to leave the beer hall. * Hitler and Ludendorff had assumed that they wouldn't be shot at. ...read more.

Middle

Hitler had told them that the German war hero, General Ludendorff would come and support them but the war hero hadn't arrived. Hitler needed General Ludendorff so that he could also Ernst R�hm. He headed the storm troopers and they need to move fast. They had to take control of government buildings and officials made an appearance pledging his support of Hitler. General Ludendorff came about 6 hours late and drunk. The storm troopers were moving late. When Hitler went one of the officials asked General Ludendorff if they could call his wife and the German war Hero a sexist let them call thinking that the wife's would be worried. But the Bavarian leaders didn't call their wife's but the Bavarian army to send some new troops to attack Hitler's. Ludendorff also let them go. While this took place Storm Troopers took control of government buildings and the local army headquarters and arrested officials. But the leaders of the army would not support Hitler. With all of Hitler's plans messed up he changed his plan and decided to march in Munich instead with 2000 troops, he also thought that ...read more.

Conclusion

Adolf's troops trusted Hitler and they believed what he was saying but if the leader, if Hitler could not even stand for what he had believed in if Hitler could not stand there when he had be shot why should his supporters have stood there. So scared as the leader they ran away. If Hitler had stood there his troops would had stood there and they might have had a chance of beating him but they fled. Another main reason why the beer hall putsch failed is because General Ludendorff had let von Khar and Lossow leave the beer hall. When they left they called for troops to be sent to stop the revolution. But if they had kept von Khar and Lossow in the hall they would have called no-one and they would have had no opposition until later and then they would have had a better chance to completing their aim. I think that the most important event was Ludendorff letting the Bavarian leaders go because if they hadn't let them go the phone call to the army wouldn't have been made stopping the Nazi's at that time. By The One And Only Caleb Barnes-Christiani BEER HALL PUTSCH CORSEWORK ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Germany 1918-1939 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Germany 1918-1939 essays

  1. Why did the Munich Putsch fail?

    When Hitler and Ludendorff herd about the denouncing of the putsch, Ludendorff persuaded Hitler not to give up and to march into Munich to seize power as a first to marching on Berlin. Ludendorff told Hitler that he was convinced the soldiers would support their former commander, and certainly not fire on him.

  2. The Munich Putsch.

    John Toland in his Book Hitler wrote that Hitler wanted to take the boy but he was taken by someone else. This source is saying that Hitler was hero, or is it, The important thing to look at is the phrase in brackets 'not an easy thing to do with only one arm in working order.'

  1. Why did Hitler launch the Munich Putsch in 1923 and why did it fail?

    This did the German Government no good as they had to home the people who had been expelled as they had ordered the Passive resistance. This is now meant that that the Germans richest part was no longer producing goods, so no money was made.

  2. The Munich Putsch, November 1923 The Munich Putsch (arms revolt or coup) was an ...

    Strasser was also very outspoken and this caused a major rift between himself, Hitler and some of the parties other leaders. In December 1932 Hindenburg invited Strasser to become the chancellors deputy, Hitler challenged this move claiming it was an attempt by the government to cause a split within the Nazi party.

  1. The Munich Putsch 1923 - source related study.

    If he did find a witness that witness would be very old, about seventy and would probably not remember exactly what happened.

  2. The Beer Hall Putsch

    fact that there was firing at the marchers, but they present this in different ways. Source F is written in a way, which tries to make Hitler look good, and heroic. The fact that the author says Hitler was pulled to the ground, and that it was not his fault, removes any suggestion that it was him being cowardly.

  1. Why did the Munich Putsch fail?

    Hitler was impulsive and he didn't think about the consequences of his actions. On the morning of 9th November Hitler began the Putsch with 2,000 instead of 55,000 men.

  2. History GCSE Sources Coursework – The Munich Agreement

    Chamberlain was from a business background in Birmingham and must have found it hard to believe that the leader of a nation could be so duplicitous as Hitler eventually revealed himself to be. Source D shows us this exact trust Chamberlain had in Hitler - even though he did not

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work