TJ Gunkel's Chapter 24 Timline

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    Chapter 24 Timeline

  • • The Japanese Army invades Manchuria – [“Manchurian Incident”].

    1931, confrontation that gave Japan the impetus to set up a puppet government in Manchuria. After the Russo-Japanese War (1904–5), Japan replaced Russia as the dominant foreign power in S Manchuria. By the late 1920s the Japanese feared that unification of China under the Kuomintang party would imperil Japanese interests in Manchuria.
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    TJ Gunkel's Chapter 24 Timeline

  • • General Francisco Franco’s Nationalist forces take control of Madrid (Spain), where he rules until his death in 1975.

    The Spanish people voted on Sunday, 16th February, 1936. Out of a possible 13.5 million voters, over 9,870,000 participated in the 1936 General Election. 4,654,116 people (34.3) voted for the Popular Front, whereas the National Front obtained 4,503,505 (33.2) and the centre parties got 526,615 (5.4). The Popular Front, with 263 seats out of the 473 in the Cortes formed the new government.
  • • Mussolini (Italy) conquers Ethiopia.

    The Second Italo–Abyssinian War (also referred to as the Second Italo-Ethiopian War) was a colonial war that started in October 1935 and ended in May 1936. The war was fought between the armed forces of the Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) and the armed forces of the Ethiopian Empire (also known as Abyssinia). The war resulted in the military occupation of Ethiopia and its annexation into the newly created colony of Italian East Africa (Africa Orientale Italiana, or AOI).
  • • Britain’s Neville Chamberlain and Hitler meet at the Munich Conference.

    The meeting took place in Munich on 29th September, 1938. Desperate to avoid war, and anxious to avoid an alliance with Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union, Neville Chamberlain and Edouard Daladier agreed that Germany could have the Sudetenland. In return, Hitler promised not to make any further territorial demands in Europe.
  • Hitler (Germany) invades Poland, beginning WWII.

    When Hitler invaded Poland it took his Nazi forces less than a month to take control over the country. He took Poland by suprise using blitzkrieg using planes followed by tanks and artillary then ground forces.