The League of Nations failed its Prime objective of maintaining world peace in the following ways;
a) It failed to solve the Sino-Japanese dispute after Japan invaded Manchuria in
China in 1931. Japan after refusing to abide by the League’s demands that it
withdraws from the Chinese territory, even pulled out of the league in 1933.
b) The Italian invasion of Ethiopia in 1935. Benito Mussolini, rather than accept the
League’s verdict that he withdraws Italian troops from Ethiopia, pulled out of the
c) The League failed to stop German Violation of the terms of the Versailles Treaty.
She embarked on a remilitarization programme and established a navy and an
d) Nations continued to make many defensive pacts in total disregard of the Treaty
e) Germany invaded other regions such as Poland and Austria between 1936 and
1939, while Russia invaded Finland in 1939 in violation of the League of Nations.