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Timeline
Timeline

To better understand the events of WWII, we must start
with World War I, also known as the Great War.

1918

Nov 11-WWI ends.
1919
Jan 25 –League of Nations established
Jun 28–Treaty of Versailles signed
1921
May 15-Fascist party gains some power in the Italian
government through election.
Jul 11–Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist
party.
1922
Oct 28:Mussolini and the fascists march on Rome.
1923
Nov 8/9–The Beer Hall Putsch
1925
Jan. 3–Mussolini dismisses Italian parliament, begins to
take dictatorial powers
Jul 18–Mein Kampf published
1926
Sep 10–Germany joins the League of Nations
1929
Oct 29–U.S. stock market crash
1930
Sep 14–Nazis elected to power.
1931
Sep 8—Japan invades Manchuria
1932
Nov 8–Franklin Roosevelt elected President of the United
States.
1933
Jan 30–Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany
Feb 27–Reichstag burns
Mar 12–First concentration camps opened at Oranianburg.
Mar 23–Enabling Act grants Hitler dictatorial power.
Apr 1–Nazi boycott of Jewish shops begins
May 10–Nazis burn books in Germany
Jun –Dachau concentration camp opens
Jul 14–Nazi party declared the only party in Germany
Oct 14 -Germany leaves the League of Nations
1934
Jun 30–Night of the Long Knives
Jul 25–Nazis murder Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss.
Aug 2–German President Hindenburg dies.
Aug 19 -Hitler becomes Fuhrer of Germany
1935
Mar 16–Hitler introduces military conscription, violating
the Treaty of Versailles.
Sept 15–Nurenburg Race Law is issued, striping German
Jews of their rights.
1936
Feb 10 –The German Gestapo is placed above the law.
Mar 7–German troops occupy the Rhineland.
May 9 -Italian forces take Ethiopia.
Jul 18–Civil war begins in Spain.
Aug 1–Olympic games begin in Berlin.
Oct 1–Franco declared head of Spanish State
1937
Jun 11 –Joseph Stalin begins a purge of Red Army generals.
Nov 5 - Hitler reveals war plans during Hossbach
Conference.
1938
Mar 12/13 - Germany announces ‘Anschluss’ (unification)
with Austria.
Aug 12- German military mobilizes.
Sep 30- British Prime Minister Chamberlain appeases
Hitler at Munich.
Oct 15- German troops occupy the Sudetenland; Czech
government resigns.
Nov 9/10 - Kristallnacht - The Night of Broken Glass.
1939
Jan 30 - Hitler threatens Jews during Reichstag speech.
Mar 15/16- Nazis take Czechoslovakia.
Mar 28 - Spanish Civil War ends.
May 22 - Nazis sign ‘Pact of Steel’ with Italy.