Second world war 2

Europe 1933 - 1945

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    Europe 1933 - 1945

    I made this timeline for a school project, and includes every single fact which took place in Europe between 1933 and 1945, and was related with the Second World War.
  • Hitler Chancellor

    Hitler Chancellor
    Hitler is appointed as chancellor of Germany by Paul von Hindenburg.
  • Germany Left the League of Nations

  • Reichstag Fire

    Reichstag Fire
    The Reichstag caught on fire and Hitler blamed the communist for it. Taking advantage of the commotion, he suspended civil liberties and established the death penalty. He also banned the free press, and the meetings of socialists and communists.
  • The Night of the Long Knives

    The Night of the Long Knives
    Hitler ordered the murder of Ernst Röhm, the leader of the SA, and other 300 important members. Hitler felt that the SA was gaining much political power.
  • Hindenburg Dies

    Hindenburg Dies
    Hitler becomes Führer of Germany. He also changes the political system from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich.
  • The Nuremberg Laws

    The Nuremberg Laws
    The Nuremberg Laws were antisemitic laws in Nazi Germany introduced at the annual Nuremberg Rally of the Nazi Party.
  • Remilitarization of the Rhineland

    Remilitarization of the Rhineland
    German military forces entered the Rhineland. This was significant because it violated the terms of the Treaty of Versailles.
  • The Anschluss

    The Anschluss
    The Anschluss was the occupation and annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany.
  • Munich Pact

    Munich Pact
    The Munich Pact was an agreement permitting the Nazi German annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.
  • Nazi-Soviet Pact

    Nazi-Soviet Pact
    In April 1939, Russia, Britain and France met to form an alliance to defend Poland - but by August 1939, Russia had swapped sides and made a pact with Germany! Through the Nazi-Soviet Pact, Stalin and Hitler agreed not to go to war with each other and to split Poland between them.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    The Invasion of Poland was an invasion by Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the start of World War II.
  • France and Britain declare war on Germany

    France and Britain declare war on Germany
  • The Germans Attack the Soviet Union

  • Japanese Attack at Pearl Harbor

    Japanese Attack at Pearl Harbor
    Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor U.S. port in Hawaii. United States and Britain declare war on Japan.
  • Normandy Landings

    Normandy Landings
    The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, in Operation Overlord.
  • Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker.

  • The Germans surrendered to the Allies.

  • Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima

    Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima
  • The Japanese surrendered to the Allies. End of the Second World War.