Europe 1933 - 1945

  • Depression in Britain and Frances

    Depression in Britain and Frances
    Production decreased massively
  • Hitler takes power

    Hitler takes power
    A return of unemployment and hard times caused a great usurge in support for Hitler.
  • The Reichstag Fire

    The Reichstag Fire
    An attack on the Reichstag Building which resulted in it burning down. The Reichstag Fire was fairly crucial in allowing Hitler to establish his power as the incident allowed him to blame the communists, and eventually create an excuse to arrest and eliminate all communist opposition using the justification that they burned down the Reichstag building.
  • The end of disarmament

    The end of disarmament
    Hitler wanted to "create an army of the gratest possible strength"
  • The enabling law

    The enabling law
    Hitler passed a bill which did away with parliamentary procedure and legislation. This removal of parliamentary procedure gave Hitler full power and allowed him to pass any law legally.
  • Germany leaves de League of Nations

    Germany leaves de League of Nations
    Hitler showed his contempt for the Versailles settlement by withdrawing Germany from the League of Nations
  • USSR joins de League of Nations

    USSR joins de League of Nations
    The soviets join the League of nations
  • Stalin was opened to do business with Hitler

    Stalin was opened to do business with Hitler
    Stalin wanted to be in the winning side as a desecive factor.
  • The Night of the Long Knives

    The Night of the Long Knives
    Hitler ordered the death/arrest of virtually all his political opposition or threats to his power
  • Hitler introduce Conscription

    Hitler introduce Conscription
    He wanted to increase massively the number of German soldiers.
  • The Anglo-German Naval Agreement

    The Anglo-German Naval Agreement
    This fixed the size of the german navy at 35% of the British
  • Italy invades Abyssinia

    Italy invades Abyssinia
    Mussolini ordered to invade Abyssinia
  • The Rome-Berlin Axis

    The Rome-Berlin Axis
    Hitler and Mussolini agreed to work together
  • Spanish civil war

    Spanish civil war
    A civil war broke out, germany and italy supported the anti-goverment side; the league did nothing.
  • Invasion to the Rhineland

    Invasion to the Rhineland
    German troops enter the Rhineland, violating the Treaty of Versailles.
  • Nazis invade Poland

    Nazis invade Poland
    Hitler send troops to take over poland.
  • Franco declared head of Spain

    Franco declared head of Spain
    After the civil war Francisco Franco is declared the head of Spain.
  • Anti-Comunism Pact

    Anti-Comunism Pact
    Leaders of Germany, Italy and Japan got together to work against comunism.
  • Schuschnigg announces de Plesbiscite

    Schuschnigg announces de Plesbiscite
    as a desperate act to keep independency schuschnigg announced the Plebiscite
  • Germany invades Austria

    Germany invades Austria
    German troops invade Austria, they became imediately of enemies of the Nazis.
  • Hitler meets Henlein

    Hitler meets Henlein
    Hitler told Henlein to create a crisis in the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia.
  • The French and British leaders refuse to support Czechoslovakia

    The French and British leaders refuse to support Czechoslovakia
    The french and british leaders saw Czechoslovakia as a lost case
  • Daladier became Prime Minister of France

    Daladier became Prime Minister of France
    Daladier was elected Prime Minister of France.
  • Chamberlain makes an agreement with Hitler to anex the Sudetenland

    Chamberlain makes an agreement with Hitler to anex the Sudetenland
    Chamberlain flies to Germany where he agreed with Hitler that Germany will anex the Sudetenland if there was no force to take control.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    French and British leaders agreed with Hitler to give him what he wanted, in exchange of peace, in order to pospone the war.
  • Hitler invades Czechoslovakia.

    Hitler invades Czechoslovakia.
    Hitler broke the agreement he had with Chamberlain and entered Czechoslovakia.
  • Nazi - Soviet Pact

    Nazi - Soviet Pact
    Hirler and Stalin made a pact in which it stated that te will protect in case of war and that the Soviets will be given a big part of Poland.
  • French and British declare war to Germany

    French and British declare war to Germany
    after the german invasion to poland the british and french goverments declare war to Hitler´s Nazi Germany.
  • British Royal Air Force attacks Germany

    British Royal Air Force attacks Germany
    British attempted to attack Germany
  • German troops advance in Poland.

    German troops advance in Poland.
    German troops cross the Vistula River in Poland
  • Soviets invaded Poland

    Soviets invaded Poland
    Soviet troops start to move in Poland.
  • Soviet negotiations with Western Powers failed

    They came to an end
  • Nazis and Soviets divide up Poland

    Nazis and Soviets divide up Poland
    After defeating troops in poland, germans and soviets divide Poland, as it was agreed
  • Soviet Union expelled from the League of Nations.

    Soviet Union expelled from the League of Nations.
    The league of nations kicked the USSR out.
  • Italy declares war to Britain and France

    Italy declares war to Britain and France
    Hitler and Mussolini join forces as Germany looked like the winner.
  • Germany attacks the West

    Germany attacks the West
    Germany invades Netherlands, Belgium and France. Hitler´s army soon defeated their enemies and take over the west.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Hitler invade the USSR, betraying Stalin, but the operation was unsuccesful. By doing this he earn another enemy, having to protect another border, this time from The Red Army.
  • USA declares war

    USA declares war
    After the Pearl Harbour attack by the japeneese, USA declares war to Germany, Japan and Italy.
  • Germans are being overun by the Red Army

    Germans are being overun by the Red Army
    the strengh of the Soviets is too much for the Nazis
  • Italy is invaded by the Allies

    Italy is invaded by the Allies
    Mussolini was defeated and the Allies invaded Italy
  • Allies invaded Normandy

    Allies invaded Normandy
    Allied forces invaded the beaches of Normandy, waited by German bunkers full of machine guns.
  • France recovered

    France recovered
    British and American troops defeated the German army and took back France.
  • Germans retreat from the USSR

    Germans retreat from the USSR
    The German troops are being pushed back towards Germany
  • Soviets enter Berlin

    Soviets enter Berlin
    The Red Army is surrendering the Reichstag where Hitler was hiding.
  • Hitler kills himself

    Hitler kills himself
    knowing his future, Hitler decides to kill himself and his lover before the Russians could get to him
  • Mussolini is killed

    Mussolini is killed
    anti-fascist kill mussolini and his body was put on public display
  • The Second World War came to an end

    The Second World War came to an end
    after the detonations of the two atomic bombs in Hiroyima and Nagasaki, Japan surrender.
  • End of the Nazi Germany

    End of the Nazi Germany
    The german forces surrendered.