Social Studies WWII Timeline

By SydneyM
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    In 1930, Germans elected the Nazi party. This election made them the second largest political party in Germany.
  • 1931

    Japan invades Machuria.
  • 1932

    In 1931, Franklin Roosevelt was elected as president of the United States of America.
  • 1933

    Adolf hitler bame the Chancellor of Germany in 1933.
  • 1934

    Adolf Hitler became the Fuhrer of Germany after only one year of being the Chancellor.
  • 1935

    One year after Hitler became the Fuhrer of Germany, all German Jews' rights were taken away from them because of the Nuremberg Laws.
  • 1936

    In 1936, the German Gestapo was placed above the law.
  • 1937

    Hitler revealed his war plans at the Hossbach Conference in 1937.
  • 1938

    In August of 1938, the German military mobilized.
  • 1939

    Now, Britain, France, Australia, and New Zealand have all declared wr on Germany.
  • 1940

    In March, the Germans bombed Scapa Flow Naval Base near Scotland.
  • 1941

    In 1941, on April 17, Yugoslavia surrendered to the Nazis, and on the 27, Greece surrendered to the Nazis.
  • 1942

    On New Year's Day in 1942, the Declaration of the United Nations was signed by 26 allied countries, including the United States.
  • 1943

    The Soviets began an offensive against the Germans in Stalingrad in Germany.
  • 1944

    On March 18, 1944, British dropped 300 tons of bombs on Hamburg Germany during an air raid. That's 6000 pounds!
  • 1945

    On August 6, 1945, America dropped the first ever 'used during war' atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later on the 9, we dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan.