World Between the Two Wars

  • Germany's Anschluss with Austria

    Germany's Anschluss with Austria
    Moof Austria's population consisted of Germans who wanted to unify with Germany. German troops marched into Autrai-Hungary and announded that their union with them was now final.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    This agreement gave Germany the terrioty of Sudetenland. Hitler claimed that this territory was his last demand and thus it was agreed in fear of a war.
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland
    This event is linked to the Munich Pact. Hitler invited the French and British Prime Minister to meet in Munich in terms of Sudetenland.
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia
    Hitler wanted to expand the living space for Germny. He claim that the Czechs were abusing the Sudeten Germans. However, France and Greate Britain promised to protect the Czechoslovakians.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    The pact between these two groups promised that each would not attack on each other. They later added Poland to the pact.
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Germany's Invasion of Poland
    This invasion was the first test of Germany's new strategy, blitzkrieg, or lightning war. This military strategy worked to their advantage; Germany annexed two thirds of Poland's population.
  • The Phony War

    The Phony War
    This was a war of a lot of waiting, thus sitzkrieg, meaning "the sitting war." Hitler led a surprise invasion on Denmark and Norway, but planned to invade Britain.
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    This was when Rescued 330,000 British, French, and Belgian troops from the Germans. These troops' governemnts underestimated power of German forces,
  • The Fall of France

    The Fall of France
    Italy joined the war on Germany's side after Dunkirk and invaded France. Hitler then surrenderd to French officers on this day.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    Germany's goal was to gain control of Britain's Royal Air Force. Hitler sent 2,000 planes boming over London for two months.