Political and Military Events

  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    Many of the Austians were actually Germans so they did not mind if Austria nad Germany were uninfied. The Germans took their troops and went into Austria without being fought back. They then announced that they were becoming a union the day after.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    The Munich Pact was what turned Sudetenland over to Germany without there being any fighting or a start of a war. Which was the main goal. Hitlers last territorial demand.
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    The begining part of the annexation of the rest of Czechlosovakia. Germany was taking a big risk in attempting to take Sudenland becasue, Czechlosavakia was becoming friends with France, Britain, and the Soviet Union that would surely help them in war before they helped Germany. Hitler was willing to take the risk.
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    After Germany took over Suddentland, he took the next bigger step and took all of Czechoslovakia. Hitler was able to take control only under the terms of the Munich Agreement.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    When tensions were beigining to rise, Joseph Stalin of Russia decided to sign the nonaggression act. The agreement said that the two countries were not allowed to attack eachother. Germany and Russsia or the Soviet Union also signed a second pact that was in some ways a secret that agreed to divide Poland between the two.
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    When Germany was able to fight Poland to take over. Poland lost the fight within a coulple of weeks. In a previous pact said that Poland was to be split between the two powers, which gave Germany the opportunity to attack Poland without the fear of Soviet Union trying to interfere with there actions.
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    When French and Brithish troops were sitting on there borders looking at eachother waiting for each other to make the first move. Then what made the war begin to move was when Hilter launched a surprise invasion on Denmark and Norway so they could make there way to Britain,
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    The Miracle at Dunkirk was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France. The evacuation all came about because the British, French, and Belgian troops were cut off by the German army during the Battle of Dunkirk in the Second World War.
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    Italy invaded France from the south as the Germans closed in on Paris from the north. In Compiègne Hitler gave his terms of surrender which included Germans would occupy the northern part of France, the would have a Nazi-controlled government.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    Germany began flying over Britain bombing them, because Germany's naval power could not compete with Britains. The goal for the Germans was for them to rule the skies by taking out the Britains air base. The British fought back though, by spotting them with their radars and shooting down their planes.