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  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    • A day after German troops marched into Austria, Germany announced that it Anschluss of union with Austria was complete
    • This was forbidden by the terms of the treaty of Versailles
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    • The United Kingdom, France, and Italy took ther agreement where Germany would take control of the Sudeten German territory into consideration.
    • Sudetenland is another name for the north, south, and weat parts of Czechoslovakia.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    • This agreement averted the outbreak of war but gave Czechoslovakia away to German conquest
    • This pact was made up of four countries: Germany, Italy, France, and Great Britain
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    • Hitler had to get control of the Sudetenland in order to get Czechoslovakia.
    • Hilter used the Munich Agreement to take over Germany.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    • Also referred to as the German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact and the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact
    • It stated that Germany and the soviet Union would not attack each other
    • It was suppose to last for ten years but it only lasted for less then two years
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    • At 4:45 am, 1.5 million German troops invaded Poland along its 1,750 mile border
      • The German Luftwaffe bombed polish airfields and German u-boats attacked polish naval forces in the Baltic Sea
    • On September 3, Poland declared war on Germany
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    • The War ended in April 1940
    • Known as the phony war because there was no fighting and no bombs were dropped
    • The term phony war was first used by an American senator called Borah
    • Some Germans referred to it as the sitzkrieg or Sitting War
  • The Miracle at Dunkrik

    The Miracle at Dunkrik
    • More than 300,000 troops were rescued from Dunkirk and the surrounding beaches.
    • The troops were needed back on the home shores so that they could help defend against a Nazi invasion.
    • Many different ships such as little ships, motor yachts, fishing boats, and all manner of other craft that were privately owned rescued the troops.
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    • Germany occupied the Northern part of France and a Nazi-controlled puppet government.
      • After France fell a French general named Charles De Gaulle fled to England and the set up a government-in-exile there
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    • The Battle ended on October 31, 1940
    • It was the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces and was the largest aerial bombing campaign