WWII

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In History
  • WWI Ends

    WWI ends with Germany’s defeat
  • League of Nations founded

  • Signing of the treaty of Versailles

  • Adolf Hitler becomes leader of National Socialist party

  • Hitlers beer hall putsch

  • Hitler's book "mein kamp" published

  • Germany admitted to League of Nations.

  • Stock market on Wall Street crashes

  • Germans elect Nazi’s

    Making them the 2nd largest political party in Germany
  • Franklin Roosevelt elected president of the United States

  • Nazi’s opened Dachau concentration camp

  • Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

  • The German reichstag burns

  • First concentration camp opened at Oranienburg outside Berlin

  • Enabling Act gives Hitler dictatorial power

  • Nazi boycott of Jewish owned shops

  • Nazi’s burn books in Germany

  • Nazi party declared Germany’s only political party

  • Germany quits the League of Nations

  • The Nazi “night of the long knives.”

  • Nazi’s murder Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss

  • German president Hindenburg dies

  • Hitler becomes führer of Germany

  • Hitler violates the treaty of Versailles

    By introducing military conscriptions
  • German Jews stripped of rights by Nuremberg Race Laws

  • The German Gestapo is placed above law

  • German troops occupy the Rhineland

  • Mussolini’s Italian forces take Ethiopia

  • Civil war erupts in Spain

  • Olympic games begin in Berlin

  • Franco declared head of Spanish state

  • Journey announces Anschluss union with Austria

  • Soviet leader Joseph Stalin begins a purge of red army generals

  • Hitler reveals war plans during the hossbach conference

  • German military mobilizes

  • British Prime Minister chamberlain appeases Hitler at Munich

  • German troops occupy the studetenland Czech government resigns

  • Kristallnacht-The night of broken glass

  • Nazis begin euthanasia on sick and disabled in Germany

  • Hitler threatens Jews during Reichstag speech

  • Nazi's take Czechoslovakia

  • Spanish civil war ends

  • Nazis sign pact of steel with Italy

  • Nazis and Soviets sign pact

  • Britain and Poland sign a Mutual Assistance Treaty

  • British fleet mobilizes; Civilian evacuations begin from London

  • Nazi's invade Polland

  • Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declare war on Germany

  • British Royal air force attacks the German navy

  • united states proclaims its neutrality; german troops cross the Vistula River in polland

  • canada declares war on germany; battle of the Atlantic begins

  • soviets invade poland

  • warsaw surrenders to Nazi's; reinhard heydrich becomes leader of new reich man security office

  • Nazis and Soviets divide up Poland

  • Assassination attempt on Hitler fails

  • soviets attack finland

  • soviet union expelled from the league of nations

  • Germans bombed someone (I forgot who)

  • Rationing begins in Britain

  • finland signs peace treaty with soviets

  • Germans bomb Scapa Flow naval base near Scotland

  • Nazi’s invade Denmark and Norway

  • Nazis invade France Belgium Luxembourg in the Netherlands; Winston Churchill becomes British prime minister

  • Holland Surrenders to the Nazis

  • Evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk begins

  • Belgium surrenders to the Nazis

  • Germans bomb Paris; Dunkirk evacuation ends

  • Norway surrenders to the Nazis; Italy declare war on Britain and France

  • Germans enter Paris

  • Marshall pétain becomes French prime minister

  • Hitler and Mussolini meet in Munich; Soviets begin occupation of the Baltic states

  • France signs an armistice with Nazi Germany

  • Hitler tour Paris