Life in Nazi Germany 1933-1945

Period

Weimar Republic

1919 - March 1933

Third Reich

March, 1933 - May, 1945

World War Two

September, 1939 - May, 1945

Political

Kaiser Wilhelm Abdicates

1918

Communist Uprising in Berlin

1919

NSDAP Established

1920

Kapp Putsch

1920

SA Established

1921

Adolf Hitler is Leader of NSDAP

1921

Beer Hall Putsch

Nov, 1923

Hitler Imprisoned

Feb, 1924

Hitler Released from Prison

Dec, 1924

Hindenburg Elected President

1925

SS Established

1925

Coalition Collapses

March, 1930

NSDAP Gain Support

Sept, 1930

NSDAP is the Largest Party

July, 1932

NSDAP Lose Seats

Nov, 1932

Hitler Made Chancellor

Jan, 1933

Richstag Fire

Feb, 1933

Enabling Act, Dictatorship Formed

March, 1933

NSDAP have 44% Vote

March, 1933

Only the Nazi Party Exists

July, 1933

Hindenburg Dies, Hitler now Fuhrer

Aug, 1934

Start of Rearmament Programme

Mar, 1935

Himmler Head of SS, SA and Gestapo

1936

Army Leadership Purged

Feb, 1938

Police under SS Control

Mar, 1939

Assassination Plot Fails

July, 1944

Hitler's Suicide

30 April 1945

Economic

Hyperinflation

1923

Wall Street Crash, Mass Unemployment

1929

Four Year Plan to Prepare for War

1936

Total War Implemented

1942

Social

Jews Purged From Public Employmeny

1933

Trade Unions Banned, DAF Formed

May 1933

Concordat Signed

July 1933

Protestant Confessional Church Founded

1934

Berlin Olympic Games

1936

Hitler Youth Official Education Movement

1936

Papal Encyclical Issued

1937

Jewish Property Attacked

Nov 1938

Hitler Youth Compulsary

Mar 1939

Rationing Begins

Aug 1939

Sustained Bombing of German Cities

1943

International

Armistice on Western Front

1918

Treaty of Versailles

June, 1919

French and Belgian Troops Occupy Ruhr Industrial Land

Jan 1923

Dawes Plan

April, 1924

Young Plan

Jun, 1929

Austria Annexed

Mar, 1938

Germany Controls Sudeten, Czechoslovakia

Sept, 1938

Germany Occupies Czechoslovakia

Mar, 1939

Nazi-Soviet Pact to Divide Poland

Aug, 1939

Germany Invades Poland

Sept 1939

Germany Invades Denmark and Norway

April 1940

Germany Invades Holland, Belgium and France

May 1940

France Defeated

June 1940

Germany Invede USSR

June 1941

Stalingrad Defeat

Jan 1943

D-Day Landing open a Second Front

June 1944

Germany Defeated

May 1945