• Armistice Fighting in WWI stops

  • Treaty of Versailles signed

  • League of Nations formed. United States does not join

  • Mussolini's Fascist Party takes control of Italy

  • Hitler put in prison where he writes "Mein Kampf."

  • Vladimir Lenin dies and Joseph Stalin takes control of Russia, now called the Soviet Union (USSR)

  • Stalin's first Five Year plan is put in place.

  • Great Depression

  • Gandhi's Salt March

  • Hitler elected chancellor of Germany

  • Stalin's Great Purge

  • Spanish Civil War

  • Munich Pact signed. (appeasement)

  • Kristallnacht

  • Soviet/Nazi Pact signed (Treaty between Stalin and Hitler)

  • Hitler invades Poland.

  • Battle of Britain begins (Blitz)

  • Hitler starts Operation Barbarossa

  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. US enters the war.

  • Bataan death march. (Ghost soldiers)

  • Germany surrenders. (VE day)

  • US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Two days later, Nagasaki is bombed.

  • Japan surrenders. (VJ day)

  • Period: to

    Nuremberg Trials