Hitler trys to take over German Government. He fails and is sent to prison where he writes Mein Kampf (My Struggle) which is essentially all about Hitler and his thoughts.
Germany joins the League of Nations which brings Germany out of its depression and gains more world power.
The Nazis become the second largest party in Germany.
Japan takes over Manchuria, a part of China.
Manchukuo (previously known as Manchuria) is run by Japanese government. A war between China and Japan is started and continutes until the end of WW2.
Hitler becomes Chancellor (leader) of Germany.
Germany (lead by Hitler) leaves League of Nations and ends disarmament (reduction of military).
President Hindenburg dies and Hitler takes that position. Now he is president, chancellor, and his political enemies are dead (from Night of Long Knives where he had them killed) Hitler now has all power.
Germany succeeds in re-occupying Rhineland which is forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles.
Hitler formally renounces the Treaty of Versailles.
Germany annexes Ausria in he Anschluss after a plebiscite and 99% voted with.
Hitler demands German speaking part of Czechslovakia (Sudetenland) be given to Gemany. Munich Agreement is created by PM Chamberlain (England).
US withdraws from 1911 commercial treaty with Japan. Japan has less access to many imports.
1939, September 1
September 1, 1939
Hitler invades Poland without declaration of war.
1939, September 2
September 2, 1939
Britain and France send ultimatums to Germany and declare war the following day.
1939, September 10
September 10, 1939
PM King declares war on Germany (Canada enters war).