Timeline of Events leading up to world War 2

Based on Oliver Stones series Untold History of the USA (episode one)

Events Leading up to WW2

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Japan invades Manchuria

9/19/31

Stalin joins League of Nations

9/18/34

Italy attacked Ethiopia

10/3/35

Germany invades Rhineland

3/7/36

Starting Spanish Revolution

7/17/36

Full-scale war starts in China

12/1/37

Germany annexed Austria

3/12/38

Kristallnacht

11/9/38

Spanish Republic falls

3/21/39

Germany invaded Poland

9/1/39

USSR also invaded Poland

9/17/39

Germany invaded France

5/10/40

Tripartite: Italy, Germany, Japan

9/27/40