World War II

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Western Europe

Htiler becomes Chancller

Jan 30 1933

Hindenburg and Von Papen thought Hitler would be easy to manipulate

Reichstag Fire

Feb 27 1933

Hitler convined people Communist were terrists

Enabling Act

March 23 1933

-Can supend rights for 4 year
-Banned all politcal parties

NIght of the Long Knives

June 30 1934

SA and political oppisition killed by SS

Remilitarization of Rhineland

March 7 1936

Spanish Civil War

July 17 1936 - April 1 1939

Prelude to WW2

Guernica Bombed

April 26 1937

Anschluss with Austria

March 12 1938

Munich Pact

Sept 30 1938

UK gave Sudetenland (Czech) to Germany

Invasion of Czechoslavakia

March 15 1939

Nazi Soviat Pact

August 23 1939

Phony War

Oct 1939 - Apr 1940

Denmark & Norway

April 9 1940 - June 10 1940

Nazis occupation

Take Over of France

May 10 1940 - June 22 1940

Nazis take 2/3 of France
the other 1/3 is called Vichy France

Belgium, Luxemburg & Netherlands

May 10 1940 - May 28 1940

Battle of Britain

July 10 1940 - Oct 31 1940

Eastern Europe

Invasion of Poland

Sept 1 1939 - Oct 6 1939

Winter War

Nov 30 1939 - March 13 1940

USSR vs Finland

Operation Barbarossa

June 22 1941 - Dec 5 1941

North Africa & Italy

Latern Accord

Feb 11 1929

Mussolini allows Cathlic Church
-to be taught in schools
-Offical Reglion of Italy
-Own country (Vatican)

Battle of El Alamein

Oct 23 1942 - Nov 11 1942

Italian Campaign

July 10 1943 - May 2 1945

Invasion of Sicily

July 10 1943

Capture of Mussolini

July 24 1943

Invasion of Mainland Italy

Sept 3 1943

Rescue of Mussolini

Sept 12 1943

Canadians Arrive in Rome

June 4 1944

Americans Arrive in Rome

June 5 1944

Execution of Mussolini

April 28 1945

Pacific

Invasion of Manchuria

Sept 18 1931 - Feb 27 1932

Invasion of Mainland China

July 7 1937 - Sept 1 1940

Rape of Nanking

Dec 13 1937

Start of Manhattan Project

June 28 1941

Freezing of Japanese Assets

July 1941

Oil Enbargo

Oct 1941

Pearl Habour

Dec 7 1941

Battle of Coral Sea

May 4 1942 - May 8 1942

Battle of Midway

June 4 1942 - June 7 1942

Battle of Iwo Jima

Feb 19 1945 - Mar 26 1945

Battle of Okinawa

April 1 1945 - June 22 1945

First Atomic bomb to work

July 16 1945

Hiroshima Bombing

Aug 6 1945

Nagasaki Bombing

Aug 9 1945

Atlantic

Leaders

Benito Mussolini

Dec 24 1925 - July 25 1943

Adolf Hitler

Jan 30 1933 - April 30 1945

Neville Chamberlain

May 28 1937 - May 10 1940

Winston Churchill

May 10 1940 - July 26 1945

General Tojo

Oct 14 1941 - July 22 1944

Clement Attlee

July 26 1945 - Oct 26 1951