Causes Leading to WWII

Germany

Signing of Treaty of Versalles

1919

Mein Kampf Published

1925

Hitler Becomes Chancellor

1933

Luftwaffe Formed

Feb. 1935

Kristallnacht

Nov. 1938

Non-aggression Pact With Soviet Union

August 1939

Invasion of Poland

Sept 1939

Japan

Invasion of Manchuria

1931

War With China (2nd Sino-Japanese War)

1937 - 1945

US Ultimatum to Japan to Withdraw Forces from East Asia

November 1941

Attack On Pearl Harbor

Dec. 1941

Misc.

Italians Invade Libya

1920

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Italian Invade Ethiopia

October 1935 - May 1936

Munich Conference

September 1938

Italians Invade Somalia

1940