To war we go

By jboudah
  • The Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles is signed. This treaty eneded World War one and recquiered Germany to pay restitutions for the cost of war. Instead of creating something like the 10-point plan by Widrow Wilson, The Treaty of Versailles had 440 clauses. With 414 punishing Germany.
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    The beer hall putsch was a failed attempt by the Adolf Hitler to seize power in Munich. This brought Hitler his firstnational publicity. He was sntanced to 5 years in prision but only served 9 months of it
  • Stock Market crash

    After one of the strongest periods in the economy, The United States stock market crashes. The US's recisions slowly dragged down the global economy. Unemployment and poverty rose to record levels
  • Hitler loses election

    In the 1932 elections, Adolf Hitler lost even though he recieed 27,757,993 votes, around 33.4% of all votes. Many people saw this as the end of Hitler and the Nazi party's rise but they were wrong
  • Parliment votes itself out of existance

    Soon after the Reichstag building was burned down, The German parliment basically voted itself out of existance. The parliment passed the law called the Enabling Act, which gave Adolf Hitler the power to pass laws without going through parliment. This made Hitler the dictator, ruler of all of Germany, and allowed the Third Reich to become an up and coming force
  • National boycott of Jewish businesses

    The Nazi party pushed for a national boycott of Jewish businesses as a response to the Jewish boycot against German goods. The Jews were not happy with Hitler being pronounced as Chanceller because his anti-Jew beliefs were well known. BY 1945, all Jewish businesses had Aryan owners
  • The Anex of Austria

    In 1958, Germany began the occupation of Austria. German soldiers were greeted by cheering German-Austrians with Nazi salutes, Nazi flags, and flowers. This added more then 5 million citizens to Germany's population. Within two weeks around 70,000 Austrians were put into concentration camps
  • Hitler is granted Czechslovakia

    On September 26, 1938 Hitler demanded all German sepaking cities of Chzechoslovakia. Hitler said in his NSDAP congrees speech, "I am simply demanding that the oppression of three and a half million Germans in Czechoslovakia cease and that the inalienable right to self-determination take its place." Hitler believed that these German speakin people were German and so should be ruled by Germany. The European powers of France and Britain granted Adolf Chzechoslovakia to subdue threats of war.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    On September 1, Germany, the Soviet Union and a small Czech city lead the seizure. The campaign ended on 6 October 1939 with Germany and the Soviet Union dividing and annexing the whole of Poland. German forces invaded Poland from the north, south, and west. While The war continued coming from the three sides, Poland slowly moved east towards the allied aid of France and the United Kingdom. As aid arrived, the wars spread further around Europe and started WWII
  • Japan invades China

    Under orders from Lieutenant General Jirō Tamon, troops of the 2nd Division moved up the rail line and captured virtually every city along its 730 mile length in a matter of days, occupying over 11 major cities.Japanese troups killed between 250,000 to 300,000 people (including civilians), Raped 20,000 women (including elderly and children), Looted and burned much of the cities. This was the beginning of Japanese expanstion and Japan becoming another world power.
  • Japan allies with Germany

    On September 27, Japan allied with Germany and Italy to create the Axis power.The Axis was created to appose the Allied powers of the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the Western Powers. These are the main countries that fought in WWII. Italy and Japan lacked industrial capacity; dependent on international trade, external sources of fuel and other industrial resources. As a result, Italian and Japanese mobilization remained low, even by 1943. Japan would be the last axis country to fight.
  • The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor is the headquarters of the United States Pacific Fleet. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan on December 7, brought the United States into World War II. In that early Sunday morning, Japan bomber and Kamikaze planes destroyed much of the United States navel fleet.