World War II Era By bostwickbro96 Jan 30, 1921 Adolf Hitler becmes the leader of the Nazi Party Adolf Hitler was the founder and leader of the Nazi Party. That which soon lead to him being the Chancellor of Germany. His power then made him known as a dictator. Period: Jan 30, 1921 to Jan 1, 1946 World War II Era Oct 19, 1922 Benito Mussolini was appointed the Prime Minishter of Italy Mussolini was an Italian Polaticain that once ruled Italy. Mar 20, 1929 Josef Stalin Sole director of the Soviet Union, also known as the (USSR) He was also the leader until he died in 1953 Mar 20, 1931 Japan's Army seizes Manchuria, China This invasion against China was to gain control over the whole province. Jan 30, 1933 Adolf HItler is named Chancellor of Germany Adolf HItler, leader of the Nazi Party on January 30th was now the Chancellor. He was elected due to his thuggish ways and interesting ideas. Mar 20, 1935 Neutrality act are passed by US congress The neutrality acts were to have turnoil in Europe and Asia that eventually led to world war II Mar 20, 1935 Italian army invades Ethiopia in Africa This invasion is remembered due to the exposing of the League of Nations. Mar 20, 1936 Militarist take control of the Japanese Goverment Army extremist became impatient with Japan's existing political and economical structures which they felt were unfair to the territory of Asia. Mar 20, 1936 Hitler invades Rhineland He sent troops in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. Mar 20, 1937 Japan's army pillages Nanjing, China This was a massacure of a quater of a million people. Mar 20, 1938 Munich Pact signed giving Sudentenland of Czech. to Germany This pact/agreement gave Sudentenland's area over to Germany. Mar 20, 1938 The Nazi's start to gather the Jews Invasions took place all over Europe and the jews and even others were then put into concentration camps. Mar 20, 1939 Nazi-Soviet Pact was signed by Hitler and Stalin This pact guarenteed that the two countries would not attack each other. By sighning this pact the countries then protected each other. Sep 1, 1939 Nazis invade Poland This led to Britain and France declaring war on Germany. Mar 20, 1940 Nazis invade Denmark, Norway, and the Netherlands Lexumberg and Belgim take control of the war. Mar 20, 1940 Germany invades France and forces it to surrender German troops invade the France territory and forces for a surrender on Germany. Mar 20, 1940 Battle of Britain Royal Airforeces defeats German Airforces to prevent invasion of their island. Mar 20, 1940 First time peace draft in the US Men were assgined to go to war for their country. Mar 20, 1941 Hitler breaks the pact with Stalin's Russia and invades USSR which now then joins England in fighting the Germans. Aug 20, 1941 Churchhill and FDR issue the Atlantic Charter This was a statement that issued the Allied goals of the post-war world. It was drafted by Britain and the US and then later on agreed to by all Allies. Sep 20, 1941 Japenese invade French Indochina In order to prevent the Republic of China from importing arms and fuel through French Indochina along the railway. This fighting lasted several days. Dec 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack Pearl Harbor in Hawaii was attacked by the Japanese Naval and Air Forces, US declares war upon Japan, Germany and Italy declare war on the US on Dec. 9th Jan 1, 1942 Russians stop Nazi advance at Stalingard save Moscow This was the battle of Moscow, the Soviet defence frustrated Hitler's attack on Moscow. Mar 20, 1942 Japanese Americans interned in isolated camps This was the relocation and interment of the US goverment of abou 110,000 Japanese Americans living on the West Coast to camps. Apr 9, 1942 Phillipens fall to Japanese- Bataan Death March This was the forcible transfer of the Phillipines and American prisoners of war after a three month battle. Jun 4, 1942 Battle of Midway 4-7, The turning point of the war in the Pacific Mar 20, 1943 Zoot Suit Riots These riots took place in Los Angeles, California between white sailors and Marines stationed in the city which were caused by tension. Jul 20, 1943 Italy surrenders and Mussolini was dissmied as Prime MInister Mussolini was tried and exposed by the grand council of fascism of Italy and put into prison. He was eventually executed. Nov 20, 1943 British and US forces defeat German and Italian armies in North Africa The Allies advancing east to west , defeatedthe axis forces and forced to surrender 250,000 Axis troops. Jun 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of France at Normandy by Allies US troops landed along the French coastline to fight Nazi Germany Aug 19, 1944 Paris retaken by Allies Forces Allied forces emphazied on destroying German Forces. Dec 20, 1944 Battle of Bulge- last offencive of German Forces In which was launched in a forested mountain range Jan 20, 1945 US forces recapture the Phillipienes The Phillipines were occupied by American Troops which then eventually got away. Apr 16, 1945 FDR dies, Harry S. Turman becomes President. Franklin D Roosevelt dies and not Turman becomes the US President. May 8, 1945 V-E day, War ends in Europe World War II allies formally accepted the unconditional surrenderof the armed forces of Nazi Germany. Aug 6, 1945 First atomic bomb was dropped. "Little-Boy" was th efirst atomic bombed dropped as a weapon on Japan. Aug 14, 1945 Japan surrenders to Allied forces Japan surrenders that which ends World War II for Japan Apr 18, 1946 War crime trials These were held in Nuremburn, Germany; Manila, Philippines and Tokyo Japan.