Chapter 23

  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    • an agreement permitting the Nazi German annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland• The Sudetenland were areas along Czech borders, mainly inhabited by ethnic Germans.
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    • Part of the borderland was also invaded and annexed by Poland.• The Sudetenland was initially put under military administration, with General Wilhelm Keitel as Military governor.
  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    • was the occupation and annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in 1938• German for "link-up"
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    • The occupation ended with the surrender of Germany following World War II.• The incorporation of the Sudetenland into Nazi Germany left the rest of Czechoslovakia weak and it became powerless to resist occupation.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pacto

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pacto
    • Ribbentrop met with the Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov in Moscow and together they arranged two pacts - the economic agreement and the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact.• Hitler planned ahead and made a pact with the Soviets - the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact.
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    o Sept 1 1939• also known as the September Campaign or 1939 Defensive War • was an invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, and marked the beginning of World War II in Europe.
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    • phase early in World War II that was marked by a lack of major military operations by the Western Alliesagainst the German Reich.• The phase was in the months following Britain and France's declaration of war on Germany
  • Fall of France

    Fall of France
    • Germany launched an invasion of France and the Low Countries.• The German plan of attack, codenamed Case Yellow, entailed an armoured offensive through the Ardennes Forest, which bypassed the strong French frontier defences of the Maginot Line.
  • he Miracle at Dunkirk

    he Miracle at Dunkirk
    • code-named Operation Dynamo• was the evacuation ofAllied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    • literally "Air battle for England" or "Air battle for Great Britain"• the name given to the World War II air campaign waged by the German Air Force