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Exclusion Phase

1933 - 1938

First Nazi Anti-Jew Law

April 7, 1933

Forbade economic transactions.

Hitler Renounces Versailles Treaty

1935

Nuremberg Laws

September 15, 1935

Rhineland

1936

H. sends German army into "demilitarized" Rhineland.

Axis Pact

1936

Hitler and Mussolini

Austria and Germany

1938

Union of Austria and Germany, contrary to the Versailles Treaty

Expulsion Phase

1938 - 1939

Emigration Impossible

1938

Concentration easier than expulsion.

Czechoslovakia

1939

H. takes occupied Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia; annexes Czech lands and makes Slovakia a German puppet state.

Concentration Phase

1939 - 1945

Non-Aggression Pact

August 23, 1939

German-Soviet. Paves way for continental war.

Germans cross Polish border

September 1, 1939

Germans invade Paris

June 14, 1940

Battle of Britain

September 1940

Operation Barbarossa

June 22, 1941

German surprise attack on the Soviet Union

Heydrig Given Authority

July 31, 1941

Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Extermination Phase

1942 - 1945

Battle of Coral Sea and Battle of Midway

May 1942 - June 1942

Major Turning Points

Battle of Stalingrad (Major Turning Point)

October 1942 - February 1943

Invasion of Normandy

June 6, 1944

Well-planned surprise attack on Germany.

German Surrender

May 8, 1945

Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

Japanese Surrender

August 15, 1945

Truman Doctrine

1947

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Marshall Plan (US)

1947

NATO Formed

1949

East and West Germany

1949

Korean War Starts

1950

Stalin Dies

1953

Khrushchev Comes to Power

1956

Khrushchev Retires

1964

Germany Reunified

1990