Narratives on historical events are often incorrectly asserted. After WWI, a false and dangerous narrative was propagated about the events that lead to war. By the twenties and up until the invasion of Poland, the false narrative of practically absolving Germany of any of it's blame in leading to war was the rage. The Treaty at Versailles was the lighter of several consequences floated. They deemed the other, too harsh. All the while, Europe began to disarm believing that French and British arms build up previous to the war was instigation. Meanwhile, Hitler amassed a great army and was preparing his campaign.