World War II Timeline

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  • Hitler joins Germans Workers' Group

    Hitler joins Germans Workers' Group
    Hitler discovered that the party's political conceptions were similar to his own. He approved of Drexler's German nationalism and anti-Semitism but was unimpressed with the way the party was organized. Although there as a spy, Hitler could not restrain himself when a member made a point he dissented with, and he stood up and made a zealous speech on the subject. abilities as an orator and invited him to join the party. At first Hitler was reluctant, but
  • Treaty signed

    Treaty signed
    Signing of the Treaty of Versailles, angering the Germans and leading to the 2nd World War.
  • Hitler reorganized the party and named it

    Hitler reorganized the party and named it
    National Socialist German Workers’ Party, the Nazi Party for short.
    He began to train his own kind of military and many former army leaders began to support him
  • Hitler's plan was foiled

    Hitler's plan was foiled
    he tried and failed to take over the government and was sent to prison. He was sentenced to five years
  • Germany admitted to League of Nations

    Germany admitted to League of Nations
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    It is generally recognized that Black Tuesday was the commencement of the Great Depression. Between early September and the cessation of October 1929 the market lost a total of 40% in less than 8 weeks. In reality Black Tuesday was just the cessation of the commencement of the crash on Wall Street.
  • Nazi Party became the second largest political party in Germany

    Nazi Party became the second largest political party in Germany
    Hitler aroused Germans to hate Jews, Communists and any other political enemies.
  • Allies split up in 3 German Cities

    Allies split up in 3 German Cities
    (Dusseldorf, Duisburg, and Ruhrort)
  • Black Sunday

    Black Sunday
    Black Sunday was a particularly severe dust storm, or black blizzard, taking place on April 14, 1935 in the era of the Dust Bowl.
  • Anti Semitism

    Anti Semitism
    The Nuremberg Laws defined Jews by blood and ordered the total separation of "Aryans" and "non-Aryans.
  • Nazi invasion of Polland

    Nazi invasion of Polland
    The German-Soviet Pact in August of 1939, which stated that Poland was to be partitioned between the two powers, enabled Germany to attack Poland without the trepidation of Soviet intervention.
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
    The Navy air bases at Ford Island and Kaneohe Bay, the Marine airfield at Ewa and the Army Air Corps fields at Bellows, Wheeler and Hickam were all bombed and strafed as other elements of the attacking force commenced their assaults on the ships moored in Pearl Harbor. The purpose of the simultaneous attacks was to destroy the American planes before they could elevate to intercept the Japanese.
  • D-Day

    General Dwight Eisenhower led U.S. and Allied troops in an invasion of Normandy, France
  • Final Solution

    Final Solution
    Close to two out of every three European Jews had been killed due to the Nazi policy.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    The date that the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II, and subsequent anniversaries of that event This was a result of America's quick thinking in war tactics.