• Officially the "Treaty of Non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics," and also known as the Ribbentrop–Molotov Pact or Nazi–Soviet Pact
•The pact remained in force until the German government broke it by invading the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941.
1 September – 6 October 1939
An invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the beginning of World War II in Europe.
Germany started on 1 September.
Stalin ordered his own invasion of Poland on 17 September.
1 September 1939 – 2 September 1945
Formally breaks Nazi-Soviet pact
20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945
chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945
Dictator of Nazi Germany (as Führer und Reichskanzler) from 1934 to 1945
March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 (Armistice)
Payments were suspended for one year in June 1931 as proposed by U.S. president Herbert Hoover in the "Hoover Moratorium"
25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953
December 1956 – 30 April 1975
(7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945)
Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS), a military commander, and a leading member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) of Nazi Germany. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler later appointed him Commander of the Replacement (Home) Army and General Plenipotentiary for the administration of the entire Third Reich (Generalbevollmächtigter für die Verwaltung). Himmler was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany and one of the persons most directly responsible for the Holocaust.
Portrait of a Father, Husband and Genocidal Butcher