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World War 2

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  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
    Imperial Japan invades the resource-rich chinese province, Manchuria
  • Hitler Rises to Power

    Hitler Rises to Power
    Hitler rises to power on January 30th 1933
  • Nuremburg Laws

    Nuremburg Laws
    The Nuremberg Laws were anti-Jewish statutes enacted by Germany on September 15, 1935, marking a major step in clarifying racial policy and removing Jewish influences from Aryan society.
  • Italy invades Ethopia

    Italy invades Ethopia
    Fascist Italy invades, conquers, and annexes Ethiopia
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    Germany and Italy join forces

    Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign a treaty of cooperation on October 25; on November 1, the Rome-Berlin Axis is announced.
  • Anti-Comintern Pact

    Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact, directed against the Soviet Union and the international Communist movement.
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    Anschluss

    Germany incorporates Austria in the Anschluss.
  • Munich Agreement

    Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and France sign the Munich agreement which forces the Czechoslovak Republic to cede the Sudetenland, including the key Czechoslovak military defense positions, to Nazi Germany.
  • Policy of Appeasement

    Neville Chamberlain was the British prime minister who believed in appeasement. In 1938, Germans living in the border areas of Czechoslovakia started to demand a union with Hitler's Germany. The Czechs refused. Hitler threatened war. Britian signed the Policy of Appeasement to help keep the peace.
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    Slovaks Declare Independence

    Under German pressure, the Slovaks declare their independence and form a Slovak Republic. The Germans occupy the rump Czech lands in violation of the Munich agreement, forming a Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.
  • Integrity for the Polish State

    France and Great Britain guarantee the integrity of the borders of the Polish state.
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    Italy invades again!

    Fascist Italy invades and annexes Albania.
  • Non-Agression Agreement

    Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union sign a nonaggression agreement and a secret codicil dividing eastern Europe into spheres of influence.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland, initiating World War II in Europe.
  • Britian and France delcare war on Germany

    Honoring their guarantee of Poland’s borders, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany.
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    Sitzkrieg

    A war, or a phase of a war, in which there is little or no active warfare. Commonly known as the Phony War. Including the Allies (France, United Kingdom, Poland) and the Axis (Germany).
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    Battle of the Atlantic

    The Battle of the Atlantic, which lasted from September 1939 until the defeat of Germany in 1945, was the war’s longest continuous military campaign. During six years of naval warfare, German U-boats and warships – and later Italian submarines – were pitted against Allied convoys transporting military equipment and supplies across the Atlantic to Great Britain and the Soviet Union. This battle to control the Atlantic shipping lanes.
  • Soviets invade from the East

    The Soviet Union invades Poland from the east.
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    Warsaw surrenders

    Warsaw surrenders on September 27. The Polish government flees into exile via Romania. Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland between them.
  • Italy enters the war

    Italy enters the war. Italy invades southern France on June 21.
  • Soviets force Romania to cede

    The Soviet Union forces Romania to cede the eastern province of Bessarabia and the northern half of Bukovina to the Soviet Ukraine.
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    Battle of Britain

    In the summer and fall of 1940, German and British air forces clashed in the skies over the United Kingdom, locked in the largest sustained bombing campaign to that date. A significant turning point of World War II, the Battle of Britain ended when Germany’s Luftwaffe failed to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force despite months of targeting Britain’s air bases, military posts and, ultimately, its civilian population.
  • Italy invades Greece

    Italy invades Greece from Albania.
  • Air war defeat

    The air war known as the Battle of Britain ends in defeat for Nazi Germany.
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    Blitzkrieg

    A German term for “lightning war,” blitzkrieg is a military tactic designed to create disorganization among enemy forces through the use of mobile forces and locally concentrated firepower. Its successful execution results in short military campaigns, which preserves human lives and limits the expenditure of artillery.
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    Battle of Moscow

    The battle of Moscow was Hitler's attempt to make Russia collapse by taking over the heart and soul of it, Moscow, but Russia won this battle.
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbour

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbour
  • United States delcare war on Japan

    The United States declares war on Japan, entering World War II.
  • Germany declares war on the U.S.

    Nazi Germany and its Axis partners declare war on the United States.
  • Dieppe Raid

    The Dieppe Raid, also known as the Battle of Dieppe, Operation Rutter and, later, Operation Jubilee, was an Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe during the Second World War.
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was the successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad in the U.S.S.R. during World War II. Russians consider it to be the greatest battle of their Great Patriotic War, and most historians consider it to be the greatest battle of the entire conflict. It stopped the German advance into the Soviet Union and marked the turning of the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest battles in history.
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    Operation Husky

    The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major World War II campaign, in which the Allies took Sicily from the Axis Powers (Italy and Nazi Germany).
  • D-Day

    n the military, D-Day is the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. The best known D-Day is June 6, 1944—the day of the Normandy landings—initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II.
  • D-Day

    The Normandy landings, also known as D-Day, were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.