Untitled timeline

Section 2

Japan invades Manchuria

September 1931

Japanese soldiers took over Manchuria

Hitler creates Air Force

March 9, 1935

Hitler created the Air Force

Italy invades Ethiopia

October 1935

Fascist Italy invades Ethiopia

Troops into Rhineland

March 7, 1936

Hitler sent troops into Rhineland, which was supposed to be demilitarized according to the Treaty of Versailles

Chiang Kai-shek unites China against Japan

December 1936

Chiang Kai-Shek united the nationalists and communists against the Japanese

China/Japan battle

July 1937

Chinese and Japanese forces clash south of Beijing

Hitler invades Czechoslovakia

March 1939

Hitler invaded Bohemia and Moravia (both part of Czechoslovakia)

Nazi-Soviet Nonagression Pact

August 23, 1939

Germany and the Soviet Union sign the Nazi-Soviet Nonagression Pact

Section 3

Division of Poland

Sept 28, 1939

Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland

Hitler attacks Denmark, Norway

April 9, 1940

Hitler attacks Denmark and Norway

Germany invades France, Netherlands, Belgium

May 10, 1940

Armistice with France

June 22, 1940

France signs armistice with Germany. Germany controls about 3/5 of France.

Greece and Yugoslavia Captured

April, 1941

Hitler invades USSR

June 22, 1941

Soviet counterattack

December 1941

Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Japanese aircraft attack the US naval base at Pearl Harbor


April 1942

Germany takes over the Crimea

French North Africa

November 1942

British and American forces invaded French North Africa