WW2

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In History
  • The end of Weimar

    The end of Weimar
    The passage of the Enabling Act of 1933 is widely considered to mark the end of the Weimar Republic and the beginning of the Third Reich. It empowered the cabinet to legislate without the approval of Reichstag or the President, and to enact laws that were contrary to the constitution. Before the March 1933 elections Hitler had persuaded Hindenburg to promulgate the Reichstag Fire Decree using Article 48, which empowered the government to restrict "the rights of habeas corpus [...] freedom of the
  • Hitler takes control of Germany

    Hitler takes control of Germany
    Hitler rises to power in Germany, the Nazi party is dominate over all others, communism is pushed out of Germany.
  • Italy invadesn Ethiopia

    Italy invadesn Ethiopia
    Facist Italy invades Ethiopia for the Axis.
  • Italy conquers Ehtiopia

    Italy conquers Ehtiopia
    Italy conquers Ethiopia for the Axis.
  • Germany and Japan sign an Anti-Comintern Pact

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

    Japan invades Chin
    Imperial Japan invades China starting WW2 in the Pacific.
  • France and England insure polish borders

    France and England insure polish borders
    France and Great Britain guarantee the integrity of the borders of the Polish state.
  • Germany signs nonaggression act

    Germany signs nonaggression act
    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
    Germany invades Poland with the tactic 'Blitzkrieg' or, lightning war.
  • WW2 begins, England and France declare war on Germany and the Axis

    WW2 begins, England and France declare war on Germany and the Axis
    Honoring their guarantee of Poland’s borders, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany.
  • The Air War

    The Air War
    The air war known as the Battle of Britain ends in defeat for Nazi Germany.
  • Russians push Germans from Moscow

    Russians push Germans from Moscow
    The Soviet Union undergoes a counterpush to remove German invaders from the streets of Moscow
  • Operation Barbarosa is put into action

    Operation Barbarosa is put into action
    Germany invades the Soviet Union
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacks pearl harbor, destroying many ships.
  • Unites States declares war on Japan and the Axis

    Unites States declares war on Japan and the Axis
    After Pearl Harbor, America declared war on Japan and the Axis, this will be the start of Axis' decline.
  • Axis surrenders in North Africa

    The Axis surrenders to the Allies' in Africa, ending the war on that front.
  • Allies invade Italy

    Allies invade Italy
    U.S. and British troops land on Sicily. By mid-August, the Allies control Sicily.
  • Italy surrenders

    Italy surrenders
    The Fascist Grand Council deposes Benito Mussolini, enabling Italian marshall Pietro Badoglio to form a new government.
  • Battle of the bulge

    Battle of the bulge
    The Germans launch a final offensive in the west, known as the Battle of the Bulge, in an attempt to re-conquer Belgium and split the Allied forces along the German border. By January 1, 1945, the Germans are in retreat
  • Soviet Union launches final push on Berlin

    Soviet Union launches final push on Berlin
    The Soviets launch their final offensive, encircling Berlin.
  • Germany surrenders

    Germany surrenders
    Germans surrender not long after Hitler kills himself.
  • Hitler dies

    Hitler dies
    Hitler kills himself.