Define Concept Of Lebensraum Why Was It Propagated By Hitler

Define the concept of Lebensraum. Why was it propagated by Hitler ?


The concept of lebensraum or living space was a German concept which Hitler propagated as he believed that as the living space was limited, only the best and strongest race should be allowed to live in it.

Lebensraum means living space with and this geopolitical concept was given by Hitler to annex neighbouring territories.
• Hitler believed that new territories had to be acquired for settlement which would enhance the area of mother country and enable the settlers on new lands to retain an intimate link with the place of origin.
• It would also enhance the material resources and power of the German nation and Poland was acquired based on this idea.