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Nazi Germany: 1940-1945

  • Germany invades Denmark and Norway

  • elgium surrender to the German Army and Leopold III is arrested

  • France signs armistice with Nazi Germany and is divided into two zones.

  • The Luftwaffe carry out a all-night bombing raid on London and begins the Blitz

  • Yugoslavia surrenders to the German Army

  • Chronology of Nazi Germany DateAdolf Hitler joins the German Worker's Party (GWP) September, 1919National Socialist German Workers Party publishes its first programme. 24th February, 1920The Sturm Abteilung (SA) is formed. October, 1920Adolf Hitler attemp

    the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II that began on 22 June 1941
  • Hitler declared war on the United States. Following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December the United States had declared war on Japan. Under the terms of the Anti-Comintern Pack Hitler was bound to declare war on the United States

  • Wannsee Conference approved plans for the 'Final Solution'.

  • German troops defeated at the Second Battle of El Alamein in North Africa

  • Operation Overlord, D-Day. Allied invasion of Normandy

  • July Bomb Plot failed attempt to assassinate Hitler.

  • Hitler committed suicide

  • Germany surrendered ending the war in Europe

  • Nuremburg war crimes trial began