Adolf hitler

Major Political and Military events of 1938-1941.

  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    -Annexd the smaller nation to make Germany bigger -As the Nazi party rose it got involved with Austria in the mid-1930s and encouraged Hitler to do his thing
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    -The annexed territories were divided; the southern parts were incorporated with Reichsgaue Oberdonau and Niederdonau. -The western and northern parts were renamed to Reichsgau Sudetenland
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    -Agreement letting the Nazi's annex Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. -It was a neutral agreement between the higher powers of Europe without of Czechoslovakia held in Munich, Germany
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    -Began in the northern and western border (Sudetenlands) -Germany surrendered after World War II
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    -The Soviet Union had trouble reaching an agreement of security with Britian and France -Early in 1939 the Soviet Union had problems with resisting the expansion of the German military
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    -Not popular among the Germans who supported Hitler -Hitler wanted to gather a French-Polish military alliance against Germany before they fought
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    -Also known as the ‘Twilight War’ by Winston Churchill while the Germans called it ‘Sitzkrieg’ which means sitting war -Since little happened during this war, children were returning back home because they thought it was safe
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    -Only six weeks after Hitler's assault -Started with Germany flying over Belgium and Holland, then they dropped parachutes and attacked
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    -Evacuation of over 300,000 men -The troops that were rescued were deeply needed to fight against the Nazi's
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    -The attempt of the German air force to gain air power over the RAF -It failed since WWII had a lot of turning points