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  • Mussolini takes over Italy's Government

    Mussolini takes over Italy's Government
    Mussolini started the Facist movement and used it to march on Rome then he became the prime minister More Info Resources:
    Reformation.org,. 2015. 'Vatican City State!!'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    Hitler tried to take over the Government in Bavaria, Falied and was later sent to prison for Treason More Info Resources:
    Historyonthenet.com,. 2015. 'Nazi Germany - Munich Beer Hall Putsch'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Kellogg-Briand Pact
    This was an agreement to outlaw war and prevent another world war More Info Resources:
    Inter-wars.weebly.com,. 2015. ' Kellogg-Briand Pact 1928 - Inter-War Period: Causes Of WWII'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia

    Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia
    HItler wants the Sudetenland in Czech because of all the German speaking people there. More Info

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    War44.com,. 2006. ' The Beginning Of World War II, 1939'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • U.S. Stock Market Crash

    U.S. Stock Market Crash
    Investors traded about 16 Million shares on the New York Stock Exchange losing billions of dollars and sparking the Great Depression. More Info Resources:
    Thebubblebubble.com,. 2015. 'Historic Stock Market Crashes, Bubbles & Financial Crises |'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
    Japan invades manchuria for their mineral rich land anf for their overflowing populations. More Info
    Resources:
    Desertwar.net,. 2015. ' Land Invasion | World War II'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor
    Hitler becoming Chancellor Became a turning point in the war for Germany More Info Resources:
    The Huffington Post,. 2015. 'Germany Marks 80Th Anniversary Of Hitler's Rise To Power'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations

    Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations
    Japan withdraws from the League of Nations because The league tried to make them leave Manchuria More Info
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    Beyondbandofbrothers.com,. 2015. 'League Of Nations'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany

    Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany
    The Nazi's become The strongest political party in Germany. More Info Resources:
    Rare Historical Photos,. 2014. 'Color Photos From Pre-War Nazi Germany'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • The night of the long knives (Rohm Purge)

    The night of the long knives (Rohm Purge)
    Hitler assembled the top SA leaders and took them to a spa. Later SS leaders took the SA leaders to a prison and later killed them. More Info

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    Covertbookreport.com,. 2015. ' Ukraine; Night Of The Long Knives Again? | Northwest Research'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles

    Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles
    Hitler had a cabinet meeting and told the cabinet that he would defy the Treaty of Versailles More Info Resources:
    Historyplace.com,. 2015. 'The History Place - Triumph Of Hitler: Nazis March Into The Rhineland'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany

    First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany
    Hitler succesfully passes Anti-Jewish laws More Info Resources:
    Jewishvirtuallibrary.org,. 2015. 'Background & Overview Of The Nuremberg Laws | Jewish Virtual Library'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Creation of the Nuremberg Laws

    Creation of the Nuremberg Laws
    The Nazi Government passed the two Nuremberg Laws at the annual NSDAP Reich Party Cogress in Nuremberg, Germany
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    Rarenewspapers.com,. 1935. ' Nuremberg Laws... Swastika Becomes Official Symbol... - Rarenewspapers.Com '. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Italy invades Ethiopia

    Italy invades Ethiopia
    earlier that year there was a border incident which gave Mussolini a reason to intervine, then mussolini invaded ethiopia. More Info Resources:
    Forum.paradoxplaza.com,. 2011. ' Rebuilding An Empire - Italy (HPP Semper Fi 1936)'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland

    Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland
    Hitler breaks the Treaty of Versailles by Militarizing the Rhineland along the Rhine River in Western germany. More Info Resources:
    Top 5 Most Important Events of World War II,. 2015. 'Top 5 Most Important Events Of World War II'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Rape of Nanking

    Rape of Nanking
    To break the ressistance spirit of the japanese, japan destroyed the city of nanking raping thousands of women and murdering many men. More Info Resources:
    TheSleuthJournal,. 2014. 'The “Rape Of Nanking” Will Soon Become The “Rape Of America” | Thesleuthjournal'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Germany Annexes Austria

    Germany Annexes Austria
    Geman troops annex the German Speaking country Austria More Info Resources:
    Ushmm.org,. 2015. 'Annexation Of Austria'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    Germany, France, and Britain sign the Munich Pact which virtually gives Czechoslovokia to Germany More Info Resources:
    Inter-wars.weebly.com,. 2015. ' Munich Conference 1938 - Inter-War Period: Causes Of WWII'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    Nazis in Germany torched jewish homes, stores, and library's More Info Resources:
    Aptowitzer, Elana, and Elana Aptowitzer. 2015. 'INJUSTICE: 75 Years Since Kristallnacht, Nazis Still Roam Free'. Landmark Report. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”

    Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”
    Germans found a way to make an atomic bomb, and einstein wrote a letter to FDR warning him. That initialized the us to start making an atomic bomb. More Info Resources:
    Restricted Data: The Nuclear Secrecy Blog,. 2014. 'A Bomb Without Einstein?'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

    Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
    Nazi Germany and The Soviet Union Signed a pact agreeing not to take any military action against each other for 10 years More Info Resources:
    Estonia.usembassy.gov,. 2015. 'Speeches And Articles | Embassy Of The United States Tallinn, Estonia'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
    Germany signed the German-Soviet Pact, which said that if hitler invades poland soviets can't intervine. so Germany invaded poland, defeating the polish army. Later France declares war on Germany. More Info Resources:
    BBC News,. 2014. 'A Film Legend's Dramatic Escape From The Nazis'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Evacuation of Dunkirk

    Evacuation of Dunkirk
    France was being evacuated in preparation for the German SS troops More Info Resources:
    Rania.co.uk,. 2015. 'Rania - A Dunkirk Little Ship'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • France Surrenders

    France Surrenders
    France surrenderd to germany because germany invaded them More Info Resources:
    Rarenewspapers.com,. 1940. ' France Surrenders... - Rarenewspapers.Com '. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    German and Britain air forces battled over the UK. Britain later won because German forces could not gain air superiority over Britain. More Info Resources:
    Raf.mod.uk,. 2015. 'RAF - Background To The Battle Of Britainbackground To The Battle Of Britain'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • The Tripartite Pact

    The Tripartite Pact
    Germany, Italy, and Japan signed a pact to have each others backs if any other countries joined the war and attacked them. More Info Resources:
    Pacificwar.org.au,. 2015. 'Increasing Tensions Between The United States And Japan'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    This pact says that the US will give military aid to any country that is vital to the defense of the US. More Info Resources:
    Americaslibrary.gov,. 2015. 'Senate Passed A Supplemental Lend-Lease Bill'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Hitlers armies went eastward to invade the sovirt union. This is a turning point in the war the Nazis now had to fight a two front war. More Info Resources:
    Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Operation Barbarossa | European History'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    At about 8am hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American Naval Base Pearl Harbon near Honolulu, HawaiiSinking many battle ships and killing many people. More Info Resources:
    American Sentinel University Blog,. 2015. 'Remembering Pearl Harbor'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”

    The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”
    Multiple Nazi officials gathered in the suburb of Wannsee to discuss the 'Final Solution" or how The Nazis will rid Germany of Jews. More Info Resources:
    Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2013. 'Wannsee Conference | Germany [1942]'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    After the U.S. surrendered Filipino and American troops were marched to prison camps over 65 miles away in harsh conditions More Info Resources:
    Olive-drab.com,. 2015. '1942: Bataan Death March'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid
    This air raid on Tokyo was led by Lt. Colonel Doolittle. The bombings were succesful but on their way back they ran out of fuel crashing in several places. More Info Resources:
    Nationalmuseum.af.mil,. 2015. 'Factsheets : Doolittle Raid'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The U.S. Broke Jaanese codes and intercepted A japanese fleet which was a turning in the point For the U.S. pacific campaign More Info Resources:
    Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Battle Of Midway | World War II'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    Soviets defeded the city of Stalingrad against the Germans stopping their advance. More Info Resources:
    Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Battle Of Stalingrad | World War II'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    The allied invasion of French North Africa. this was the first time Britain and americans work together. More Info Resources:
    Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias,. 2015. 'Operation Torch'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Island Hopping (date for Buna-Gona Campaign)

    Island Hopping (date for Buna-Gona Campaign)
    This U.S. counteroffensive was established by overlapping bases. More Info Resources:
    U-s-history.com,. 2015. 'Island Hopping'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Operation Overlord and D-Day

    Operation Overlord and D-Day
    The American forces invaded the Beaches of Normady by sea in hundreds of ships. More Info Resources:
    Theculturalexperience.com,. 2015. 'Expert Led Normandy D-Day Landings Battlefield Tour'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Operation Valkyrie

    Operation Valkyrie
    Was the allied poewers plan to assasinate Hitler or the July Plot. More Info

    Resources:
    Beyondbandofbrothers.com,. 2015. 'Operation Valkyrie'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Discovery of Majdanek

    Discovery of Majdanek
    The Soviets discovered the Concentration camp and saw that they had burned it and tried to hide its presense. More Info Resources:
    Ww2today.com,. 2015. '11 August 1944: Report On The Majdanek Death Camp Is “Unbelievable”'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Nazis tried to split the allies armies. thed allies were caught of gaurd. Germany was Nuetralized after this. More Info Resources:
    TIME.com,. 2015. 'Battle Of The Bulge: Rare Photos From Hitler’S Last Gamble, 1944-1945 | LIFE | TIME.Com'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Hitler’s Suicide

    Hitler’s Suicide
    Hitler consumes a cionide capsule and then shoots himself in the head with a pistol. More Info Resources:
    Barclay, Shelly, and Shelly Barclay. 2010. 'Operation Myth: The Soviet Union's Investigation Of Adolf Hilter's Death - Historic Mysteries'. Historic Mysteries. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    Wa the allied victory in Europe. More Info Resources:
    Bbc.co.uk,. 2015. 'BBC - History - VE Day (Pictures, Video, Facts & News)'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    An american B-29 dropped the First american atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. More Info Resources:
    Rosenberg, Jennifer. 2015. 'See Images From The Atomic Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki'. About.Com Education. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Japan Surrenders to the Allies. V-J stands for Victoryover Japan Day. More Info Resources:
    Rememberthedeadeyes.com,. 2015. 'VJ Day 96Th Infantry Division Deadeyes'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • Creation of the United Nations

    Creation of the United Nations
    FDR and British Prime minister created a 26 country peace keeping organization. More Info Resources:
    Ww2days.com,. 2015. 'New Year’S 1942 Ceremony In White House | World War II Day By Day'. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • The Nuremberg Trials

    The Nuremberg Trials
    These trials were meant to bring Nazi crimes to Justice. There were 13 total trials aver a period of 4 years. More Info Resources:
    Molloy.edu,. 2015. ' Molloy College: The Nuremberg Trials As You Have Never Heard It Before! '. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • The Japanese War Crime Trials

    The Japanese War Crime Trials
    The Hearing against 28 japanese military officials that were accused of war drimes. More Info Resources:
    Linder, Doug. 2015. 'Tokyo War Crimes Trials (1946-48): Bibliography And Selected Links'. Law2.Umkc.Edu. Accessed February 17 2015.
  • The beginning of the Cold War

    The beginning of the Cold War
    This was the result of the tension between the U.S and the U.S,S,R. during WWII. More Info Resources:
    Social Studies and History Teacher's Blog,. 2010. 'The Beginning Of The Cold War'. Accessed February 17 2015.