• Start of the German Revolution

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    WW II before, during, and after

  • End of WW I

  • Beer Hall Putsch

    The Beer Hall Putsch takes place, in which Adolf Hitler unsuccessfully leads the Nazis in an attempt to overthrow the German government.
  • Adolf hitler is sentenced to 5 years in jail

    Adolf Hitler is sentenced to 5 years in jail for his participation in the Beer Hall Putsch
  • Adolf Hitler's autobiographical manifesto Mein Kampf is published

  • Treaty of Berlin

    Treaty of Berlin is signed by Germany and the Soviet Union, which declares neutrality if either country is attacked within the next five years
  • The Geat Depression begins with the Wall Street Crash

  • President of Germany

    Paul von Hindenburg is reelected President of Germany, defeating Adolf Hitler in a run-off.
  • New Gov. ft. Hitler

    Paul von Hindenburg begins talking to Adolf Hitler about forming a new government.
  • Defense of the Great Wall

    Japan attacks the fortified eastern end of the Great Wall of China in Rehe Province in Inner Mongolia.
  • Hitler- Chancellor of Germany

    Nazi leader Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg.
  • Germany's parliament building the Reichstag is set on fire

  • U.S. President

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt is inaugurated as President of the United States.
  • Germany's first concentration camp, Dachau, is completed

  • Enabling Act

    The Reichstag passes the Enabling Act, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany.
  • The Gestapo secret police is established in Germany

  • Hitler outlaws trade unions

  • All non-Nazi parties are banned in Germany

  • The Nazi party becomes the official party of Germany

  • Haavara Agreement

    Haavara Agreement: The agreement was designed to help facilitate the emigration of German Jews to Palestine.
  • Death of the President of Germany

    Upon the death of President Paul von Hindenburg, Adolf Hitler makes himself Führer of Germany, becoming Head of State as well as Chancellor.
  • The Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany

  • Adolf Eichmann

    Adolf Eichmann begins deporting Jews from Austria and Czechoslovakia into Poland.
  • Pearl Harbor attack

    Japan launches an attack on Pearl Harbor, declares war on the United States
  • U.S. Nuclear Bombing in Japan

    In August 1945, during the final stage of the Second World War, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The two bombings, which killed at least 129,000 people, remain the only use of nuclear weapons for warfare in human history