3rd Period: Riley

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Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany by President von Hindenburg

01/30/1933

FDR begins his presidency of the US

03/04/1933

Hindenburg dies

08/02/1934

Hitler abolishes office and declares himself leader of Germany and Pres

08/02/1934

Nazi party institutes the Nuremberg Laws

09/15/1935

Italy invades Ethiopia

10/03/1935

Germany invades the Rhineland area

03/07/1936

Germany invades Austria

03/12/1938

Sudetenland area is ceded to Germany through the Munich Pact

09/30/1938

Kristallnaght occurs

11/09/1938 - 11/10/1938

Nazi-Soviet Pact Nonaggression Pact is signed

08/23/1939

Germany invades Poland

09/01/1939

Britain and France declare war on Germany

09/03/1939

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

09/03/1939 - 05/08/1945

Hitler takes over France and divides it into zones

10/10/1939

Germany invades Denmark

04/09/1940

Germany invades Norway

04/09/1940

Germany forces trap French and British troops and force them to Dunkirk

May 1940

Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britain

05/10/1940

Italy declares war on Britain and France

06/10/1940

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

06/27/1940

Hitler begins bombing Britain nightly (Battle of Britain begins)

07/10/1940

Germany invades Belgium

10/05/1940

FDR signs the Lend-Lease Act

03/11/1941

Germans attack the Soviet Union at Stalingrad

06/22/1941

FDR and Winston Churchill negotiate the Atlantic Charter

08/09/1941 - 08/12/1941

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

12/07/1941

US surrenders Bataan in the Philippines

04/09/1942

Tokyo is bombed in the Doolittle Raid

04/18/1942

Battle of the Coral Sea takes place

05/04/1942 - 05/08/1942

Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of the Midway

06/07/1942

Allied troops storm Guadalcanal

08/07/1942

Allied troops land in North Africa

11/08/1942

The last troops of the Afrika Korps surrender to the Allies

05/07/1943

Benito Mussolini is stripped of his power and arrested

07/25/1943

Italy surrenders to the Allies

09/03/1943

D-Day takes place

06/06/1944

Allies liverate Paris after 4 years of Germany occupation

08/19/1944 - 08/25/1944

Battle of the Bulge occurs

12/16/1944 - 01/25/1945

Yalta Conference takes place

02/04/1945 - 02/11/1945

Franklin Roosevelt dies

04/12/1945

Russian army storms Berlin

May 1945

V-E Day

05/08/1945

1st test of the Manhattan Project

07/16/1945

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

08/06/1945

Japanese successfully invade Manchuria

08/08/1945

Japan surrenders

08/14/1945