Nazi Party Expansion

  • Nonagression Pact

    Nonagression Pact
    Ten-year pact between the Soviets and and Germans that stated that they will not attack each other. Both countries give each other authority to invade, and take land from other countries.
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    Nazi Expansion

    This si about the Nazi Expansion.
  • Lightning Attack

    Lightning Attack
    Hitler invades Poland with total warfare. Britain and France declare war on Germany. This was the first test of the Blitzkrieg Army.
  • Sovets Take on Poland and Finland

    Sovets Take on Poland and Finland
    In an attempt to annex countries and take Poland's eastern half, the Soviets were pushed back by Finland. This caused heavy losses for the Soviets.
  • Surprise Attacks from Germany

    Surprise Attacks from Germany
    Hitler launches surprise attacks on Denmark and Norway. After a few victories, the Germans built bases on fronts where they could attack Britian.
  • Germany Battles Through Europe

    Germany Battles Through Europe
    German's fight through Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg in an attempt to strike at France. German forces trapped the Allies and pushed their backs against the sea.
  • British Help

    British Help
    Britain helps out Allies, sending supplies to help them fight back. They help the Allies slowly try to escape from being trapped. Nearly 338,000 troops are brought to safety.
  • France Loses Hope

    France Loses Hope
    French leaders surrender to the Germans. German forces now control the northern part of France.
  • Germany Bombs Britain

    Germany Bombs Britain
    German air force bombs Britain, targeting airfields and factories. British blocked off some of the attack.
  • Italy Attacks

    Italy Attacks
    Mussolini tries to take British-occupied Egypt. Both sides were even, so they both dug in and waited for each other to make a move.
  • Italy Retreats

    Italy Retreats
    British swept through North Africs, forcing Hitler to help Mussolini. Italians end up retreating away from North Africa.
  • Operation Barbosa

    Operation Barbosa
    Hitler invades Russia, nearly one million people died in Leningrad, the city refused to fall. All it did was cost 500,000 German lives.
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    Joint declaration between Roosevelt and Churchill that states free trade among nations, and right to choose own government. served as a peace plan after WWII.
  • United States Get Involved

    United States Get Involved
    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. United States shows signs of joining in the war in order to protect their rights.
  • D-Day

    The D-Day invasion of Normandy, France took place. Although nearly 10,000 Allied soldiers were dead, more than 100,000 soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    Germany surrenders after being trapped by the Allied Powers. World War II is brought to an end shortly after the surrender to the US and the Soviet Union.