3rd period: guinn

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hitler abolishes office of president, declares himself leader, hindenberg dies

aug 2 1934

Italy invades ethiopia

1935

nazi party institutes nuremburg laws

sept 15 1935

Germay invades the rhineland area

march 7 1936

fdr begins US presidency

mar 9 1937

germany invades austria

mar 1938

Sudetenland is ceded to germany through munich pact

oct 1 1938

kristallnaught occurs

nov 9 1938

battle of the atlantic

1939

Nazi- soviet nonaggression pact is signed

Aug 14 1939

germany invades poland

sept 1 1939

Britain and France declare war on germany

sept 3 1939

Germany invades denmark

april 9 1940

germany invades norway

april 9 1940

germany invades belgium

may 10 1940

Winston Chrurchill becomes prime minister of GB

may 10 1940

Germany forces trap french and british troops

may 25 1940

hitler takes over france and divides it

june 1940

Italy declares war on britain and france

june 10 1940

FDR signs lend - lease act

march 11 1941

germany attacks soviet union at stalingrad

june 22 1941

japan attacks pearl harbor

dec 7 1941

battle of the coral sea

may 4 1942

US surrenders bataan in the philippines

may 6 1942

allies defeat japan in Battle of the Midway

June 7 1942

allied troops storm guadalcanal

aug 1942

last troops of afrika korps surrender to the allies

may 1943

italy surrenders to allies

july 1943

benito mussolini is stripped of his powers

july 25 1943

D-day

june 6 1944

battle of the bulge

dec 16 1944

FDR dies

April 12 1945

allies liberate paris after four years of german occupation

may 7 1945

V-E day

May 8 1945

russian army storms berlin

may 9 1945

japan surrenders

aug 14 1945