6th Period: Stetson

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Hitler is appointed as chancellor of Germany by President von Hindenburg

January 30, 1933

Hitler declares himself leader of Germany and President Hindenburg dies

August 2, 1934

The Sudetenland area is ceded to Germany through the Munich Pact

September 30, 1938

Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

French and British troops forced to retreat to Dunkirk

May 26, 1940 - June 3, 1940

Hitler begins bombing Britain nightly (Battle of Britain begins)

July 10, 1940

Roosevelt creates the Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD)

June 28, 1941

FDR and Winston Churchill negotiate the Atlantic Charter

August 9, 1941

Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of the Midway

June 4, 1942 - June 7, 1942

Germans attack the Soviet Union at Stalingrad

August 23, 1942 - February 2, 1943

The last troops of the Afrika Korps surrender to the Allies

May 1, 1943

Benito Mussolini is stripped of his power and arrested

July 24, 1943

Allies liberate Paris after four years of Germany occupation

August 19, 1944

US surrenders Bataan in the Philippines

January 7, 2942 - April 9, 1942