Hitler knew to do it on the weekend, when the …

Comment on The Rhineland Invasion of 1936: How Appeasement Ruined the Chance to Crush Hitler by Harland.

Hitler knew to do it on the weekend, when the governments of Europe were engaging in leisure and would not be back to deal with the situation until Monday. By the time they got around to reacting to it, it was an accomplished feat and they knew to overturn it would mean war. And they would have peace, at any price, which Hitler also knew.