Timeline History

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Nazi Germany

The treaty of Versailles

28 June 1919

The Putsch

8 November 1923

Hitler, The SA, and 3000 Nazis tried to storm city square. Influenced by Mussolini, it failed and 16 Nazis were killed by police, Hitler was wounded and fled, caught days later.

Hitler in Jail

1 April 1924 - December 19 1924

Hitler got sent to jail after 'The Putsch', however, he gained popularity from the event and took interviews in jail, because of his trial where he spoke his mind, blaming the Weimar republic for the loss of the great war and the hyperinflation in Germany Also, he started and finished writing Mein Kampf. The nazi party also gained huge supporters during this time.

1924 election

4 May 1924

Nazi gained 3% of the votes

The formation of the SS

4 April 1925

Schutzstaffel (The SS) a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party. It was formed on 4th of April 1925.

The Great Depression

Oct 28, 1929 - 1939

A severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations

Wall street crash

28 October 1929

Boosted Nazi party and boosted the hatred against Jews and communists.

1930 Election

14 September 1930

Nazi party 18% of the votes. Officially the second largest party in Germany.

1932 Election

31 July 1932

Nazi party lost to Hindenburg (35% to 54%)

German referendum, 1933

12 November 1933

A referendum on withdrawing from the League of Nations was held in Germany on 12 November 1933 alongside Reichstag elections.

German–Polish Non-Aggression Pact

26 January 1934

an international treaty between Nazi Germany and the Second Polish Republic. both countries pledged to resolve their problems through bilateral negotiations and to forgo armed conflict for a period of ten years.

Hitler becomes The Fuhrer

Aug 19, 1934

When Hindenburg died, Hitler gained 90% of the votes and became chancellor and president (combining the two to become 'The Fuhrer')

Saar referendum

13 january 1935

Over 90% voters opted for reunification with Germany, with 9% voting for the status quo as a League of Nations mandate territory and less than 0.5% opting for unification with France.


26 February 1935 - 8 May 1945

The German Airforce

Four year plan


A series of economic measures by Hitler. The purpose of the Four Year Plan was to provide for the rearmament of Germany, and to prepare the country for self-sufficiency in four years,

Rome-Berlin Axis


An alliance between Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany.

Anti-Comintern Pact

25 November 1936

The Anti-Comintern Pact was an anti-communist pact concluded between Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan (later to be joined by other, mainly fascist, governments) on November 25, 1936, and was directed against the Third (Communist) International.

Hossbach Memorandum

5 November 1937

The summary of a meeting on 5th of November, 1937 between Hitler and his foreign policy leadership where his future foreign plans were outlined. This includes that he did not want to go to war in 1939.

Hitler becomes supreme commander


(Minister Of War)


March 1938

the Nazi propaganda term for the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany.

German occupation of Czechoslovakia

28 March 1938 - 8 May 1945

the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, formerly being part of German-Austria known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement.

British and French guarantee to Poland


France and Brittan guarantee Poland's safety from Nazi Germany

Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact

August 23, 1939

Also known as The Nazi-Soviet pact. Is a non-aggression treaty between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.

Germany invades Poland

1 September 1939 - 6 October 1939

Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland

France and England declare war on Germany

3 September 1939

After Germany invaded Poland, also the start of World war 2

World War 2 (Axis)

Sep 3, 1939 - 8 May 1945