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    World War II

  • Germany's Anschluss with Autsria

    Austria was annexed to the German Third Reich.
    One of the first major steps of Adolph Hitler.
  • Germany's Annexation of the Sudetenland

    Sudetenland was the name that the Germans used for Czechoslovakian regions controlled by the Germans.
    The name derived from the Sudeten Mountains.
  • The Munich Pact

    Hitler began to recognize the demands of the Germans in Sudetenland.
    It permitted immediate occupation by Germany of the Sudetenland, but also provided for nominations which were never carried out.
  • Hitler's Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Began with Sudetenland annexation.
    Most of Czechoslovakia belonged to Germany prior to WW1 and Hitler wanted it back into the German possession.
  • The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    Agreement made between Russia and Germany, even though Hitler despised communists.
    Stalin knew that Hitler's main goal was to attack Russia and he prevented it by signing the Pact.
  • Germany's Invasion of Poland

    Also known as 1939 Defensive War because Poland did not have a strong army and was only defending itself from the Nazis.
    The morning after the Gleiwitz incident, German forces invaded Poland from the north, south, and west.
  • The Phony War

    Time period between when Britain declared war on Germany but there was a lack of military action.
    The lack of military operation by Germany mainly had to do with the fact that they were busy in Poland.
  • Miracle at Dunkirk

    Miralce of Dunkirk videoCodenamed Operation Dynamo by the British to evacuate all allied soldiers from Dunkirk while Germans were resting.
    By the 9th day over 325,000 men were evacuated by fishing boats to larger faries.
  • Fall of France

    Nothing was goin right for the French, the BEF was evacuated and the allies were getting weaker.
    Paris fell and the French troops fled to Bordeaux.
  • Battle of Britain

    It was mainly an air battle in WWII between Britain and Germany.
    The objective of the Germans was to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force.