Civil War

  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    This was called the Munich Agreement. The reason of the conference was to discuss the future of the Sudetenland in the face of territorial demands made by Adolf Hitler
  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    Anschluss means "union", Austria wanted to be under the power of the Germans. The Austrians were mainly German and wanted to be back under German rule. The United States and the rest of the world did nothing
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    Many German speaking people were living in the Sudetenland. Hitler wanted the citizens and living space for German. Hitler calls the annexation of Sudetenland his "last territorial demand" when he signs the Munich Agreement.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister, and Edouard Daladier, the French premier, were called to Munich. Hitler called them and asked them to sign the Munich Pact allowing Germany to take control of Sudetenland without using the military.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    Stalin and Hitler signed this pact. It stated that Germany and Russia would never attack each other. This put Poland stuck between the two world powers.
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    Germany's air force bombed Poland. They destroyed cities, railroads, and military bases. German tanks raided the countryside and destroyed everything in their path.
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    France and Britain declare war on Germany. The British and French troops were stationed at the Maginot Line on the border of France looking into Germany. Meanwhile Germany was sitting at the Siegfried Line a few miles away from France. No one fought but rather stared at each other for several months.
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    Germany had passed through the Ardennes and trapped 400,000 British and French troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. The troops were then quickly finding ways across the English channel to safely escape the Germans.
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    Italy entered the war on Germany's side and helped the German army invade France and take over Paris. France then surrendered to Hitler and Germany took control of the government.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    Germany had over 2,600 planes in Germany and with them he bombed London. He continued the bombing for two months. Finally the British planes, RAF, were able to get up in the air and use their radar to detect on coming German planes and blow them out of the sky.