Major political and military events of 1938-1941 By nlangan Mar 12, 1938 Germany's Anschluss with Austria Many supported the actions being taken for the annexation. Smaller nations were added to make Germany larger. May 21, 1938 Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland Sudetenland was a part of area that had been given by the Treaty of Versaille. The territories that we annexed got divided into two differnt parts. The southern parts and weastern/northern parts. Sep 29, 1938 The Munich Pact Was the agreement allowing the Nazi's to anned Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. Included in the pact was Germany, Italy, France, & Great Britain. Mar 16, 1939 Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia Lead by Hitler and made him powerful, leading to him taking on bigger powerful actions. After this was over it left Czechoslovakia on low standards. Aug 23, 1939 The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact Was signed by Germany to enforce peace with the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Enforced the peace between the two nations and kept them out of harm to each other. Sep 1, 1939 Germany's Invasion of Poland Known as one of the first events to start off WWII. Poland Naval forces that were in the Baltic Sea became under attack by the german warships and U-Boats. Sep 3, 1939 The Phony War Also known as the "Twilight War" or "Sitzkrieg" which also means sitting war. Lacked major military opertations. May 26, 1940 The Miracle at Dunkirk Code named Operation Dynamo by the British. Was the evacuation of Allied Soldier from the beaches of Dunkirk by the British. Jun 19, 1940 The Fall of France Marked the end of the Phony War by the Germans invading France. French commander announced on June 12 that the battle was lost. Jul 10, 1940 The Battle of Britain turningpoint/ failed Major point was Germnay trying to use air force to overpower the other.