World War II Timeline

  • End of WWI

    End of WWI
  • Hitler joins the Nazi party.

    Hitler joins the Nazi party.
  • Establishment of the USSR

    Establishment of the USSR
  • Mussiloni takes over Italy

    Mussiloni takes over Italy
  • Death of Vladimir Lenin; control of USSR to Joseph Stalin; deaths of 8-13 million Russians

    Death of Vladimir Lenin; control of USSR to Joseph Stalin; deaths of 8-13 million Russians
  • US and 61 other countries sign Kellog-Briand Pact

    US and 61 other countries sign Kellog-Briand Pact
  • Japanese invasion of Manchuria

    Japanese invasion of Manchuria
  • Roosevelt takes office

    Roosevelt takes office
  • Hitler became chamcellor of German, establishing the Third Reich

    Hitler became chamcellor of German, establishing the Third Reich
  • US begins passing Neutrality Acts

    US begins passing Neutrality Acts
  • hitler begins military buildup

    hitler begins military buildup
  • Civil War begins in Spain under Fransisco Franco

  • German troops invade Rhineland

    German troops invade Rhineland
  • Italiam troops conquer Ethiopia

    Italiam troops conquer Ethiopia
  • Japan invades China

    Japan invades China
  • Hitler announces secret plans for lebensraum

    Hitler announces secret plans for lebensraum
  • Hitler takes Austria

    Hitler takes Austria
  • Munich Agreement; Sudetenland to Germany

    Munich Agreement; Sudetenland to Germany
  • Franco is sucessful in spain

    Franco is sucessful in spain
  • Totalitarian government established in USSR

  • Russian Army into Fineland (Finns surrender in 3 monthes)

    Russian Army into Fineland (Finns surrender in 3 monthes)
  • Czechoslovakia falls to hitler

    Czechoslovakia falls to hitler
  • Non-aggression pact; Germany and Russia; divide poland

    Non-aggression pact; Germany and Russia; divide poland
  • German invasion of Poland; blitzreg

    German invasion of Poland; blitzreg
  • Garman invasion of Denmark and Norway

    Garman invasion of Denmark and Norway
  • British and French defeat and Dunkirk

    British and French defeat and Dunkirk
  • Italy enters the war on the side of Germany and invades France

  • france surrenders to Germany

  • Plants for an invasion of Great Britian; beginning of Battle of Britian

    Plants for an invasion of Great Britian; beginning of Battle of Britian