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Why did the Munich putsch fail?

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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.


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.


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.

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