Chapter 29: Dictatorships and the Second World War

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Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

Joseph Stalin

1879 - 1953

Benito Mussolini

1883 - 1945

Adolf Hitler

1889 - 1945

Heinrich Himmler

1900 - 1945

Reign of Victor Emmanuel III

1900 - 1946

New Economic Policy in U.S.S.R

1921

Mussolini Seizes Power in Italy

1922

Buildup of Nazi party in Germany

1924 - 1929

Stalin comes to power in U.S.S.R

1927

Stalin’s first Five Year Plan

1928

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Lateran Agreement

1929

Start of Collectivization in Soviet Union

1929

Famine in Ukraine

1932 - 1933

Enabling Act

1933

Hitler Appointed Chancellor in Germany

1933

Sergei Kirov is Murdered

1934

Anglo-German Naval Agreement

1935

The Nuremberg Laws

1935

Mussolini Invades Ethiopia

1935

The Era of Tyrannies

1936

The Great Purges

1936

Kristallnacht

1938

Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact Signed

1939

Germany invades Poland, Britain and France Declare War on Germany

1939

Germany occupies Czech Lands

1939

The Holocaust

1941 - 1945

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

1941

SS Stops Jewish Emigration from Europe

1941

Germany Invades Soviet Union

1941

Allied Invasion of Normandy

1944

War Ends

1945

Atomic Bombs dropped on Japan

1945