Facism in Europe

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  • Germany signs The Treaty of Versailles

    Germany engages in the Peace Confference of 1919 by signing The Treaty of Versailles
  • Territorial Clauses

    Territorial Clauses - Land was taken away from Germany and given to other countries. Anschluss (union with Austria) was forbidden.
  • Germany was commissioned to pay war dues of more then 6,000 million euros

  • Mussolini Takes Power in Italy

    Mussolini Takes Power in Italy
    Mussolini became the 40th Prime Minister of Italy in 1922.
  • Stalin Takes Power in the USSR

    Stalin Takes Power in the USSR
    Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the first General Secretary of the Communist Party. http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/history/russia/stalin.html
  • Germany admitted to the League of Nations

  • Germans elect Nazis making them the 2nd largest political party in Germany

  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
    In 1931, the Japanese Army attacked Chinese troops in Manchuria in an event known as the Manchurian Incident. It was an attempt by the Japanese Empire to gain control over the whole part of land in order to eventually encompass all of East Asia. http://www.johndclare.net/EL5.htm
  • Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany

  • The Reichstag building is burned down

    The Reichstag building is burned down
    The Reichstag building, seat of the German government, burns after being set on fire by Nazis. This enabled Adolf Hitler to seize power under the pretext of protecting the nation from threats to its security http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007657
  • FDR Elected (4 Terms)

    FDR Elected (4 Terms)
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century
  • Opening of the first concentration camp in Germany

    Nazi SA (Sturmabteilung) guards oversee prisoners who are carrying a tub near the entrance to the Oranienburg concentration camp in 1933. The SA was eventually replaced by Himmler's SS as the concentration camp system expanded to house an ever increasing number of political opponents and Jews, arrested and imprisoned without a trial or any right of appeal. The first camps included; Dachau in southern Germany near Munich, Buchenwald in central Germany near Weimar, and Sachsenhausen near Berlin in
  • Germany Sends Troops into Rhineland

    Germany Sends Troops into Rhineland
    The Remilitarization of the Rhineland by the German Army took place on March 7, 1936 when German forces entered the Rhineland. http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210520/hitler.htm
  • Spanish Cival War

    Spanish Cival War
    The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict fought in Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939. It began after a military rebellion by a group of generals led by Francisco Franco against the elected Government of the Second Spanish Republic. http://history-world.org/spanish_civil_war.htm
  • Neutrality Act of 1937

    A series of acts passed in 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1939 to limit U.S. involvement in possible future wars and that was created in response to the belief that U.S. involvement in World War I resulted from loans and trade with the Allies.
    - The Spanish Cival War was a big part of this
  • FDR's "Quarantine Speach"

    The Quarantine Speech was given by U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on October 5, 1937, in Chicago, calling for a "quarantine of the aggressor nations"
    • It progressed the isolationist mood
  • The Rape of Nanjing

    The Rape of Nanjing
    The Nanking Massacre was a mass murder and war rape that occurred during the six-week period following the Japanese capture of the city of Nanjing. http://www.gendercide.org/case_nanking.html
  • Hitler Sends Troops into Austria and Announces Anschluss

    Hitler Sends Troops into Austria and Announces Anschluss
    The Anschluss was the occupation and annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in 1938
  • Munich Agreement

    Munich Agreement
    In 1938 Russia, Germany, Britain, France, and Italy met in Munich to decide what action, if any, to take concerning Germany’s aggression in Czechoslovakia
  • Manhattan Project Begins

  • Germany and the USSR Signed the Germany

    Germany and the USSR Signed the Germany
    The Soviet Union and Germany pledged to “refrain from any violence, any aggressive action, and any attack against each other, either individually or together with other states.”
  • WWII Begins

    WWII Begins
    Germany attacked Poland on September 1, 1939, other European countries felt they had to act. The result was six long years of World War II.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    The Invasion of Poland, in Germany, was an invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the start of World War II in Europe.
  • France Surrenders to Germany

    Hitler unleashes his blitzkrieg invasion of the Low Countries and France with a fury on May 10, 1940. Most of the deffending forces are pushed to the English Chanell.
  • Tripartite Pact

    Tripartite Pact
    The Tripartite Pact was a pact signed in Berlin, Germany on September 27, 1940, which established the Axis Powers of World War II.
  • The Lend Lease Act

    The Lend Lease Act
    Lend-Lease was the name of the program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China, France and other Allied nations
  • Allies Declare War on Japan

    U.S. and Britain declare war on Japan. Germany and Italy.
  • Germany Invades the USSR

    Germany Invades the USSR
    Germany invaded Russia during the Second World War on June 22, 1941. They used an operation called Barbarossa to prepare their country and also use the Blitzkrieg tactics to help defeat them.
  • Germany and Italy Declare war on The United States

    The Government of the United States having violated in the most flagrant manner and in ever-increasing measure all rules of neutrality in favor of the adversaries of Germany and having continually been guilty of the most severe provocations toward Germany ever since the outbreak of the European war, provoked by the British declaration of war against Germany on September 3, 1939, has finally resorted to open military acts of aggression.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    3,500 Americans were killed or wounded in the attack on December 7, 1941 due to a supprise attack on most of the pasific naval fleet by the Japanese.
  • The Atlantic Charter

    The Atlantic Charter
    The Atlantic Charter was a statement agreed between Britain and the United States of America. The Charter stated the ideal goals of the war: no territorial aggrandizement; no territorial changes made against the wishes of the people; restoration of self-government to those deprived of it http://usinfo.org/docs/democracy/53.htm
  • The Internment of The Japanese

    The Internment of The Japanese
    Japanese-American internment was the relocation and internment by the United States government in 1942 of 110,000 Japanese Americans
  • Firebombing of Tokyo

    The bombing of Tokyo, often referred to as the "firebombing", was conducted by the United States Army Air Forces during the Pacific campaigns of World War II
  • Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway, fought over and near the tiny U.S. mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll, represents the strategic high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war.
  • Capture of Guadalcannal

    The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was fought between August 7, 1942 and February 9, 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theatre of World War II.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch was the British-American invasion of French North Africa in World War II during the North African Campaign, started on 8 November 1942.
  • The Casablanca Conference

    From January 14 to January 24, 1943, the first war conference between the Allied Powers, was held in Casablanca, Morocco. The purpose of the conference was relatively vague.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad
  • Zoot - Suit Riots

    Zoot - Suit Riots
    The Zoot Suit Riots were a series of riots in 1943 during World War II that erupted in Los Angeles, California between European-American sailors and Marines stationed throughout the city and Latino youths
  • Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

  • Axis Forces in Guadalcanal Surrender

  • Mussollini Overthrown

    In July 1943, Allied troops landed in Sicily. Mussolini was overthrown and imprisoned by his former colleagues.
  • The Tehran Conference

    The Tehran Conference (codenamed Eureka[1]) was the meeting of Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill
  • Liberation of Paris

    The last battle in the Campaign for Normandy
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden was an Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands
  • Soviet Forces Capture Berlin

    the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II
  • Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge was a major German offensive launched toward the end of World War II through the densely forested Ardennes Mountains
  • Yalta Conference

  • Fire bombing of Dresden, Germany

    The Bombing of Dresden was a military bombing by the British Royal Air Force and the United States Army Air Force as part of the allied forces
  • U.S. Marines land on Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima, or Operation Detachment, was a battle in which the United States fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Empire of Japan.
  • Soviet Forces Liberate Auschwitz

    In mid-January 1945, as Soviet forces approached the Auschwitz camp complex, the SS began evacuating Auschwitz and its satellite camps
  • FDR dies and Truman becomes The Presedent

  • Execution of Mussolini

  • Hitler Commits Suiside

    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin.
  • Germany Surrenders Unconditionaly

  • U.S. invades Okinawa

    The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War.
  • Potsdam Declaration

    The Potsdam Declaration or the Proclamation Defining Terms for Japanese Surrender is a statement calling for the Surrender of Japan in World War II.
  • Little Boy Droped over Hiroshima

    Little Boy was the codename of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945
  • First Nucluar Bomb Tested

    Trinity was the code name of the first nuclear weapons test of an atomic bomb
  • Fat Man Detonated over Nagasaki

    "Fat Man" is the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan, by the United States on August 9, 1945
  • V-J day is declared

    Victory over Japan Day is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II,
  • Japan Signs the Formal Surrender Agrement

    In the morning of 2 September 1945, more that two weeks after acceping the Allies terms, Japan formally surrendered.
  • Operation Overload

    The operation resulted in the movement of 49,960 people into twenty-one protected villages in the Chiweshe Tribal Trust Land.