At this time the Nazi Party takes power in Germany and they "temproarily" suspend civil liberties.
Public burning of books written by Jews, political dissidents, and others not approved by the state
Nazis terrorize Jews throughout Germany and Austria. 30,000 Jews are arrested
At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory
Jews are deprived of their citizenship and other basic rights.
Germany invades and occupies Denmark
Warsaw Ghetto sealed: contained abut 500,000 people
On June 22, 1941, Adolf Hitler launched his armies eastward in a massive invasion of the Soviet Union: three great army groups with over three million German soldiers,
The Germans used the Jewish badge, Star of David, to harass,identify and isolate the Jews.
Under intense German pressure Denmark signs the anti Comintern pact
Germans begin mass deportations of nearly 100,000 Jews from the occupied Netherlands to the east (primarily to Auschwitz).
King Christian x angers hitler but his response to hitlers birthday telegram.
Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii.
Danish workers strike in seventeen cites number of sabotage acts rises sharply.
German security police break into offices of Jewish community center and take records of names and addresses of Jews
On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France.
Germans arrest the Danish police and deport two thousand Danes to concentration camps
Japan surrenders; end of World War II
nuremberg trials Begins