WWII - Why did nations go to war?

Timeline created by casey.sinclair
In History
  • Japan defeats Russia

  • Benito Mussolini

    Benito Mussolini established a fascist dictatorship in Italy
  • Nazi Government came to power

  • Germany and Japan withdrew from league of nations

  • re-introduced conscription & re-established airforce

  • Italy became increasingly involved with Nazi Germany

  • German troops marched into Rhineland

  • Japan began war with China

  • Being, Shanghai and Nanjing had fallen to the japanese

  • Italy withdrew from league of nations

  • Nazi Germany successfully carried out the integration of Austria to Germany

  • Sudentenland incorporated into Germany

  • Munich agreement

  • German forces invaded Poland

  • Soviet Union invaded from the east

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    Taisho Period

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    Japan was virtually a military dictatorship

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    Italy and Germany provided military support and equipment for nationalist and fascist forces during the civil war

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    The Rape of Nanjing

    Civilians were massacred and women were raped. This took place during the time Japan was allianced with Germany.