Ch. 24 Timeline

  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    Austria was annexed to become a part of Germany. Hitler organized a vote and there was a 99.7 percent approval for the union of Germany and Austria.
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    Sudetenland is the German name used in English for the northern, southwest and western regions of Czechoslovakia. Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Italy took into consideration the agreement where Germany would take control of the Sudeten German territory.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    Germany, Italy, France, and Great Britain composed and signed the Munich Pact. Securing Great Britain’s and France’s appeasement to Adolf Hitler’s demands.
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    In order to get Czechlosolvakia, Hitler had to get control of the Sudetenland. Hitler convinced the Prime Minister to let Germany in by The Munich Agreement, then Germany took over the country.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    German Foreign Minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop , contacted the Soviets to arrange a deal. The terms of the pact were if Germany attacked Poland, then the Soviet Union would not come to its aid. Avoiding having Germany cause a two-front war.
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slavik group invaded Poland. This invasion signaled the start of WWII in Europe. Once the invasion was over Germany and the Soviet Union divided up and annexed Poland.
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    The Phony War explains what happened with the war in Europe, basically nothing. In Western Europe very little military importance took place against Germany.
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    It was an evacuation of over 300,000 men from the harbor. They were rescued from German advances in just the right amount of time, many ships were privately owned.
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    Two operations- Fall Gelb and Fall Rot. German forces took over France and the Low Countries. An armistice was signed between France and Germany.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    German air force's attempt to gain air superiority over the RAF. This prevented Germany from invading Britain.