Germany enters Rhineland

Saturday, 7 March, 1936
German infantry march into the former DMZ (Demilitarised Zone) preceded by their regimental band, 7 March 1936.

On 7 March 1936, Adolf Hitler's German troops marched into and remilitarised the Rhineland in contravention of the Treaty of Versailles 1919 and the Locarno Treaties 1925.