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  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany, establishing the Third Reich

    Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany, establishing the Third Reich
    The party's last leader, Adolf Hitler, was appointed Chancellor of Germany by president Paul von Hindenburg in 1933. Hitler rapidly established a totalitarian regime[6][7][8][9] known as the Third Reich.Nazi ideology stressed the failures of laissez-faire capitalism, communism, economic liberalism, and democracy; supported the "racial purity of the German people" and that of other Northwestern Europeans; and claimed i
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    Hitlers reagin

  • The Nigth of the Long Knives

    The Nigth of the Long Knives
    By the nigth between 29 and 30 of june hitler send the SS to kill the leaders of the SA because it was gaining to much power. more than 77 people died that day
  • US begins passing Neutrality Acts

    US begins passing Neutrality Acts
    The Neutrality Acts were a series of acts created by the United States Congress that were geared toward keeping the United States out of another war. The acts passed between 1935 contained provisions limiting arms sales to nations that were not at war, gave the United States the power to keep citizens from traveling on belligerent ships or to belligerent nations, prohibited loans to belligerent nations and nations that were not repaying previous debt
  • HItler begins military build up

    HItler begins military build up
    The first steps toward Lebensraum occurred in 1935 when Hitler openly violated the Treaty of Versailles by reintroducing military conscription and began rapidly rebuilding the German Army.
  • Re-militarization of the Rhineland

    Re-militarization of the Rhineland
    On the 7 March 1936, hitler ordered some of his troops to re-militarize the rhineland. He also gave the order that if the French shoot back to them, they should retrieve inmediatly as they were not ready for war yet.
  • Italian troops conquer Ethiopia

    Italian troops conquer Ethiopia
    Mussolini began building his new Roman Empire. His first target was Ethiopia, one of Africa's few remaining independent countries. By the faill of 1935, tens of thousands of Italian soldiers stood ready to advance on Ethiopia.
  • Japan invades China

    Japan invades China
    the Japanese Kwangtung Army attacked Chinese troops in Manchuria in an event commonly known as the Manchurian Incident. Essentially, this was an attempt by the Japanese Empire to gain control over the whole province, in order to eventually encompass all of East Asia. This proved to be one of the causes of World War IIs
  • Czechoslovakia falls to Hitler

    Czechoslovakia falls to Hitler
    Munich Agreement sacrifices Czechoslovakia to Hitler
  • Germany Annexes Austria

    Germany Annexes Austria
    Germany Annexes Austria Due to the Treaty of Versialles Hitler was not allowed to form a union between Germany and Austria, but solved this problem by marching into the country and annexing it. Both Britain and France ignored their pledge; an obligation to help Austria if this problem should arise, and let Hitler take over the country. This was Hitler's first step to creating the Third Reich; the new German Empire.
  • Munich Agreement; Sudentenland to Germany

    Munich Agreement; Sudentenland to Germany
    In September 1938, Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister, met Adolf Hitler at his home in Berchtesgaden. Hitler threatened to invade Czechoslovakia unless Britain supported Germany's plans to takeover the Sudetenland. After discussing the issue with the Edouard Daladier (France) and Eduard Benes (Czechoslovakia), Chamberlain informed Hitler that his proposals were unacceptable.
  • Franco is successful in Spain

    Franco is successful in Spain
    After a loss of 500,000 lives, Franco's victory in 1939 established him as Spain's fascist dictator.
  • Totalitarian government established in USSR

    Totalitarian government established in USSR
    By 1939, Stalin had firmly establised a totalitarian government that tried to exert complete control over its citizens. In totalitarian state, individuals have no rights, and the government suppresses all oppositions.
  • Non-aggression Pact; Germany and Russia; divide Poland

    Non-aggression Pact; Germany and Russia; divide Poland
    As tensions rose over Poland, Stalin surprised everyone by signing a nonaggression pact with Hitler. Once bitter enemies, on August 23, 1939 fascist Germany and communist Russia now committed never to attack each other. German and the Soviet Union also signed a second, secret pact, agreeing to divide Poland between them. With the danger of two-front war eliminated, the fate of Poland was sealed.
  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
    This was the start to World War II. German Nazi's invaded Poland following the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. The invasion ended on October 6, 1939.
  • Britain and France declare war on Germany

    Britain and France declare war on Germany
    Britain and France are at war with Germany following the invasion of Poland two days ago.
  • Battle of Atlantic

    Battle of Atlantic
    The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign[4][5] in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945. At its core was the Allied naval blockade of Germany, announced the day after the declaration of war, and Germany's subsequent counter-blockade.
  • beginning of the Battle of Britain

    beginning of the Battle of Britain
    In the summer of 1940, the Germans began to assemble an invasion fleet along the French Coast. Because its haval power could not compete with that of Britain, Germany also launched an air war at the same time.
  • Germany conquer the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg

    Germany conquer the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg
    Defeat of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg by Germany
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain was the bombing of Great Britain by the German Army. It ended when the Birtish Air Force rebuilt and responded.
  • Italy enters the war

    Italy enters the war
    Italy enters the war on the side of Germany and invades France
  • France surrenders to Germany

    France surrenders to Germany
    During this period, Hitler built up his forces on Germany's western frontier. In April 1940, German forces invaded Denmark and Norway. In May 1940, Hitler's forces attacked France, conquering the Luxembourg, Netherlands and Belgium in the process. France surrendered on 22 June 1940. These victories persuaded Benito Mussolini of Italy to join the war on Hitler's side on 10 June 1940.
  • President Roosevelt signs Lend-Lease Act

    President Roosevelt signs Lend-Lease Act
    The Senate passed the $5.98 billion supplemental Lend-Lease bill on October 23, 1941, bringing the United States one step closer to direct involvement in World War II.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Operation Barbarossa was an attempt by the Nazi German Army to capture the Soviet Union. It failed due to the harsh winter, underestimated Soviet response time, and lack of supplies.
  • jews` Yellow stars

    jews` Yellow stars
    Nazis order Jews to wear yellow stars on their clothes.
  • The attck on Pearl Harbor

    The attck on Pearl Harbor
    Japan had begun to expand their empire and in doing this the country annexed some European colonies in the Pacific. Due to this action, the United States cut off their oil supplies. The country had Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese naval strategist ,plan an attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This American naval base was surprised attacked on Dec.7,1941 by airplanes and bombed and the United States was unprepared. Congress then approved the noti
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway is one of the major battles in the Pacific Campaign. After being attacked at Pearl Harbour prior to the battle the United States was angry and ready to get pay back so they would attack the Japanese Navy.
  • British forces defeat German forces in Africa

    British forces defeat German forces in Africa
    During the battle of El Alamein, the German army was defeated.
  • Germans and Italians lost all territories in North Africa

    Germans and Italians lost all territories in North Africa
    Germans and Italians were driven out completely of Northern Africa.
  • British and American forces in Italy.

    British and American forces in Italy.
    The British and the American forces landed to Italy in 1943. The Germans, put up stiff resistance to the liberation of Italy
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The Normandy landings were an invasion of Normandy by the Allies. It occured on D-Day, which was a codename for June 6th 1944.
  • Hit on Hitler fails

    Hit on Hitler fails
    An assassination plot aimed at Hitler falls through and does not work.
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    Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944) was an unsuccessful Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. It was the largest airborne operation up to that time
  • Mussolini is executed

    Mussolini is executed
    Mussolini is captured and killed, after he had escaped from prision.
  • Hitler suicide

    Hitler suicide
    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot in his Führerbunker in Berlin.[His wife Eva , committed suicide with him by ingesting cyanide. That afternoon, in accordance with Hitler's prior instructions, their remains were carried up the stairs through the bunker's emergency exit, doused in petrol and set alight in the Reich Chancellery garden outside the bunker.The Soviet archives record that their burnt remains were recovered and interred in suc
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    Japanese ignored the United States requests and then the United States proceeded to throw two atomics bombs at them.
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki
    During the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, the first on August 6, 1945, and the second on August 9, 1945. These two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date