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Why was the city of Danzig a potential flashpoint between Germany and Poland in the interwar years?
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Danzig was in theory a “free city” administered by the League of Nations organisation, but in reality the Nazis had gained control of the city in 1934 and did largely what they liked. Hitler ranted that it and the strip of land that divided Germany and East Prussia should be returned to the Reich.