Treaty of Shimonoseki signed between China and Japan, Japan given control over Korea and Taiwan
USA forged vital economic and politcal links with Cuba.
Renewal of Anglo-Japanese Alliance
USA entered in 1917
Started in 1918, ended in 1922.
Stalin became Secretary General of the Communist Party.
18 Jan- Paris Peace Conference
28 April- League Of Nations
28 June- Treay Of Versailles
Brought recession and economic woes to Germany
Stalin became supreme leader of the Soviet Union
Jul: Won most number of seats in Reichstag
Nov: Lost 34 seats in Reichstag
30 Jan: Hitler appointed Chancellor
27 Feb: Reichstag fire
28 Feb: President Hindenburg issued Emergency Decree
22 Mar: First concentration camp set up in Dachau
24 Mar: The enabling Act allowed Hitler to pass decrees without the need for President's approval
HITLER IS NOW THE BIG BOSS OF GERMANY!!! NUUUUUUUU:(
14 Jul: Law Against the Formation of New Parties-Germany became a one-party state.
WAH LIDDAT LOR. WIN LIAO LOR.
Hitler also stepped up on Germany's secret rearmament programme.
Lytton Report rejected Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
So Japan left LON.
30 Jun: Night of the Long Knives
Aug: President Hindenburg died, Hitler merged powers of Chancellor and President, become Fuehrer.
Kirov(Stalin's successor) assassinated, start of the Great Terror purgers
Oct 1935: Invaded Abyssinia.
May 1936: Conquered Abyssinia in 1936 .
Hitler signed Anti-Comintern Pact with Japan and established Rome-Berlin Axis with Mussolini.
Nov: joined Anti-Comintern Pact, forming Axis Powers with Nazi Germany and Japan.
Dec: Withdrew from LON
Nuremburg Laws passed, Jews hereby excluded from Germany Society:(
Note: He was assassinated while living in exile in Mexico
Last straw: In September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France declared war on Nazi Germany
Help Britain and France while maintaining neutrality
Jun: France fell to Germany
Jul: Hitler attacked Britain, Battle Of Britain commenced.
September: Tripartite Pact signed between the Axis Powers
Aug: Japan occupied French Indochina; America fought back with trade embargo
Mar: US Congress passed Lend-Lease Act(made it obvious they ain't neutral anymore)
Jun: Hitler invaded Soviet Union(ORH HOR TRAITOR SIA), opened up Eastern Front
Jul: Soviet Union joined the Allies by forming a military alliance with Britain against Germany
Cause: In December 7 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbour.
On 8 Dec
On 15 Dec
From August 1942 to February 1943
20 Jan: Decision to kill all Jews.
8 Feb: Japan invaded Singapore
15 Feb: Britain surrendered Singapore to Japan
6 May: Philippines formally surrendered to Japan
3-8 May: Battle of Coral Sea
3-6 Jun: Battle of Midway
Aug: Solomon Islands campaign began
Germans retreated from Eastern Front
Both agreed to free Korea from Japanese occupation and to divide Korea at the 38th parallel.
Aug: Japan surrendered, USSR entered Korea from the north and occupied the territory up to the 38th parallel.
Feb: Yalta Conference
Jul-Aug: Potsdam Conference held
Aug: Stalin started to establish Soviet-friendly governments in Eastern Europe.
6 Aug: 1st atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
8 Aug: The Soviet Union declared war on Japan
9 Aug: Second atomic bomb
15 Aug: Japan surrendered
On 7 May 1945
Feb: Kennan sent his Long Telegram
Mar: Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speech
Mar: TD announced
Jun: MP announced
15 Aug: Republic of Korea was set up in South Korea.
9 Sep: Democratic of People's Republic of Korea set up in North Korea.
Jun: The Berlin Blockade began
Jan: Comecon set up
Apr: NATO set up
May: Berlin Blockade ended, West Germany formed
Aug: USSR successfully exploded its first atomic bomb
Oct: East Germany was formed
25 Jun: North Korea forces crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea.
27 Jun: USA persuaded UN to pass resolution to assist South Korea.
Oct: UN forces pushed North Korea forces beyond the 38th parallel. Chinese forces joined the North Korea forces to fight against the American-led UN forces.
Jan: Batista fled Cuba; Castro came to power.
May: Castro introduced Land Reform Law.
Jul: USA reduced Cuban Sugar Quota
Aug: Castro nationalized all major American properties in Cuba
Sep: Khrushchev visited Castro while both were in New York for the UN General Assembly
Nov: USA placed embargo on exports to Cuba
Apr: Bay of Pigs invasion took place
Nov: Kennedy authorized Operation Mongoose
Dec: Cuba identified itself as communist and formally aligned with the Soviet Union.
16 Oct: USA discovered Soviet nuclear missile deployment in Cuba; start of Cuban Missile Crisis.
22 Oct: Kennedy announced the naval blockade of Cuba.
26 Oct: Khrushchev offered to remove missiles in Cuba in exchange for the USA's promise not to invade Cuba.
27 Oct: Khrushchev offered to remove missiles in Cuba in exchange for the USA's removal of Jupiter missiles in Turkey; Kennedy agreed to this deal as long as it was kept secret.
28 Oct: Khrushchev accepted Kennedy's written response to his first offer, as well as Kennedy's secret deal.
(HE SAID YES!!!!!!)
4 Oct: First Soviet nuclear warheads arrived in Cuba
Note: Signified abandonment of Brezhnev Doctrine
Note: Berlin wall fell in November.