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    Growing Militarization

    With the growing tension between the alliances in Europe, countries began to expand their miltaries. France and Germany, in particular, began creating huge armies. The countries kept on building their military in fear that other countries had the intentions of invading.
  • Alliance system

    since the dual alliance of 1879 and the triple alliance in 1882, germany was no longer afraid of france which was isolated by bismark. but when kaiser took power, situation has been changed. franco-russia alliance was established in 1894, the increase of naby which bismark had tried to decrease made britain sign the cordaile entente
  • Assassination of franz ferdinand

    Sarajevo in Bosnia, the Balkans, this day for Serbia National Day, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife is Serbian youth PrincetonSipp (one attached to the terrorist organizations in Serbia, Bosnia and students) shot. The events of July Austria-Hungary declare war on Serbia, and start World War I, .
  • U-boats and unrestricted warfare

    Unrestricted submarine warfare is Germany blockade the UK maritime resource - because Britain is an island nation, other countries also need material assistance. In the blockade, regardless of any vessel, as long as the traveling direction of the British, and whether it is to the UK or after, all the submarine sank, many innocent and even the German vessels were sunk.
  • trench warfare

    The trench warfare is a use below ground and combat to protect the soldiers on the war .the war in the form of trench warfare in World War I in Western Front caused the most casualties.
  • Entry of the United States- Zimmermann Telegram & Sinking of the Lusitania

    February 24, 1917, the U.S. ambassador to Britain, Page received the Zimmermann telegram, said, Germany will assist in the southwestern United States back to Mexico if Mexico declared war on the United States, so the United States as an excuse in the April 6 declared war on Germany. But the unrestricted submarine warfare the United States entered the war is the main reason
  • Bolshevik revolution

    After the outbreak of World War I, February 1917, Russia broke out in the second bourgeois-democratic revolution; the workers of Petrograd because of the long-term warLenin took to the streets in the speech dispute, hunger, sent to the repressive army mutiny on the spot. Within just a few days, Tsar Nicholas II lost control of the army and the state. Czar was forced to abdicate. The establishment of a bourgeois provisional government in Petrograd.
  • Treaty of Versailles & Treatment of Germany

    After Germanies defeat in WWI, they were forced to sign the Treaty of Versailes. It forced Germany to give up territories to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Poland. The most embarrasing part of the treaty was Article 231, which stated that Germany would have to take full responsiblity for WWI. Germany was soon in debt and were desperate. They needed a leader to get them back on track. Adolf Hitler manipulated the situation and rose to power.
  • League of Nations

    The League of Nations was established as part of the Treaty of Versailles. It was an international organization thats goals were to achieve peace and security.The Guolian have 58 Member States. The aim is to reduce the number of weapons to quell international disputes and maintain the standard of living of the people. 26 years of its existence, the League of Nations to assist in the mediation of certain international disputes and deal with certain international issues.
  • Stalin coming to power in Russia

    Leninism is a modification of Marxist theory. Marxist theory holds that societies develop from Feudalism to Capitalism to Socialism to Communism.
    Stalinism is about how a Socialist economy should be organized. It relies on a bureaucratic government controlling the means of production people to organize and execute a centrally planned economy. So Stalinism differs from ideas like Market Socialism and Titoism.
  • Rise of Fascism

    Fascism is a national nationalist political movements, the rule of Italy in the Mussolini regime between 1922-1943. Similar political movements including Nazism, spread throughout Europe during World War II.
  • Great depression

    The impact of the Great Depression to be more far-reaching than the history of the last recession.This recession is the falling prices of agricultural products as a starting point: the first occurred in the price of timber and excessive production of wheat in Canada, the United States forced to drive down the price of all agricultural produce basic grains. Whether it is Europe, America and Australia.
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    Spanish civil war

    Spanish Civil War was a civil war in Spain, the main reason for the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the various social contradictions in the Spanish left-right activists to attack each other, and the dissatisfaction of the failure of the government reform and the old forces, military and religious figures the long run make the Opposition to armedthe struggle of the last right-wing military planning led to civil war.The Spanish Civil War is considered to be the prelude to World War II occurred
  • German invasion of Austria, Sudetenland/Czechoslovakia, Rhineland

    German invasion of Austria, Sudetenland/Czechoslovakia, Rhineland Is a conflict before the outbreak of World War II occurred in 1938 between Czechoslovakia and Nazi Germany. because of a dispute on the sovereignty of the Sudetenland.Mainly in the German Sudetenland and the Czechs dominated Bohemia belong to Austro-Hungarian empire, the disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian empire after World War I,then Czech independent
  • german invasion of poland

    The actions of Nazi Germany and Slovakia and the Soviet army invaded Poland in September 1939, the battle is generally considered to be the beginning of World War II.In the Molotov-Ribbentrop. Pact was signed after a week, the German started attack poland on September 1.1939, after the Soviet Union invaded Poland on September 17, after October 6, the German and Soviet occupying the national territory of Poland, the Polish campaign ended
  • Dunkirk of evacuation

    Evacuation of Dunkirk is the European continent during World War II in a strategic retreat. Outflank the British and French allied forces in the Nazi German mechanized units to the collapse of the French Maginot line. The allied forces to withdraw to Dunkirk in order to avoid the Germans surround and annihilate the largest withdrawal operations carried out at the time. The withdrawal process, the British Royal Air Force and German Air Force outbreak of intense aerial combat.
  • Fall of France

    The reason that fall of france are overestimated themselves, underestimated the fighting capacity of the German, a wrong judgment of the German war plan and in such manner, without any weapons innovation, over-confident that the Maginot Line
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain was the German air force's attempt to gain air superiority over the RAF from July to September 1940. Their ultimate failure was one of the turning points of World War Two and prevented Germany from invading Britain.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor is Japanese combined fleet launched aircraft and pocket submarine raid on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor Naval Base and the military airport of the island of Oahu . This action is to prevent the United States to obstruct Japanese southward offensive in Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom, the Dutch colony with the United States is the Philippines, access to resources plan.Follow the unite state Declaration war on Japan and inter the ww2.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Battle of Midway is a major battle of World War II. In this battle, the U.S. Navy not only succeeded in repelling the Japanese naval attack on Midway Atoll, but also got the initiative in the Pacific theater, so this battle can be said to be a turning point in the Pacific theater.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was a battle of World War II, Nazi Germany and its allies and the Soviet Union compete for the Soviet Union, the southern city of Stalingrad, the Battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II on the eastern front, a single from the number of casualties point of view, the battle is the bloodiest battle in modern history, casualties on both sides is estimated that approximately 2,000,000 people.
  • D-Day

    The Normandy landing is a large-scale offensive launched by Allied forces in Europe Western Front World War II. The combat action, code-named Operation Overlord. August 19, the battle through the Seine - after the end of the Marne River.Normandy is by far the world's largest marine landing operations.
  • Bombing of Tokyo

    The U.S. for the first time large-scale incendiary offensive against Tokyo, 174 B-29 bombers that night a lot of napalm thrown in Tokyo, Tokyo, about 2.56 square kilometers place burned down. As a retaliation for the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor. Through the bombing mission, to prove that Japan cannot be an effective defense of the Allied air attack, and revenge the shame of December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    United States in 1945 on the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings directly accelerated the surrender of Japanese imperialism, which is nuclear weapons for the first time applied to the actual combat, for the Japanese people also suffered tremendous damage, nuclear radiation to this 2cities, devastating blow. A summary of the Pacific War and World Anti-Fascist war
  • V-E Day

    The United States and Western European countries on May 8 of each year to commemorate the Nazi Germany in Berlin on May 8, 1945 the formal signing of surrender, announced the unconditional surrender in World War II. Each year on this day, all over Europe, especially the victory in World War II and once by the countries occupied by Nazi Germany and the attacks are different ways to commemorate the end of World War II, the war in Europe, or as the scourge of war to the world instructed.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    The Victory over Japan Day, World War II Pacific theater, the Japanese surrender and thus the date of the end of the war and its after the annual anniversary.