Locarno Conference

The Rise of Fascism in Italy, National Socialism in Germany, the Spanish Civil War, and the expansion of Nazi Germany (1 December 1925)

Historical Map of Europe

By 1925, Germany and the European Allies wanted to restore good relations. As a result, they signed the Locarno Treaties whereby Germany accepted the changes in its western borders. While no guarantee was made for her eastern borders, Germany did agree not to alter those borders by force.