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February 10, 1936: The Gestapo is created, Hitlers secret police
March 7, 1938: Hitler reoccupies the Rhineland with military forces
May 9, 1936: Italy annexes Ethiopia
July 18, 1936: The Spanish coup begins, Hitler sends troops to test them
October 1, 1936: Francisco Franco is named the head of the Nationalist government
June 11, 1937: The Great Purge of Russia, hundreds of thousands were killed
November 5, 1937: A meeting between Hitler and his political and military leaders, Hitler initially didn’t want war with Britain and France, only wanted small wars to gain money to fund Germany's economy. Wanted land for the Aryan race.
March 12/13, 1938: Germany annexes Austria.
August 12, 1938: Hitler and Chamberlain meet, tells Chamberlain why he wants the Sudetenland.
September 30, 1938: Hitler gains the Sudetenland, Hitler promises not to invade any other land
October 15, 1938: The Sudetenland is taken over by Germany, approximately 3 million Germans lived there, many became Nazis
September 1, 1939: Germany invades Poland and gains control, they had a curfew, 8PM in the winter
September 3, 1939: Britain and France declare war on Germany, they have a pact with Poland.
September 4, 1939: Warsaw is the capital of Poland, Warsaw is bombed and it is taken over by Germany
September 5, 1939: The U.S declares neutrality in the war
September 10, 1939: Canada joins the war. Germany again tried to starve Britain by sinking and destroying any ships that tried to bring aid.
September 17, 1939: The Soviet Union invades Poland, a result of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact. Poland is divided between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
September 21, 1939: Heydrich orders that German and Romanian Jews be transported to Poland by freight car into Ghettos.
September 23, 1939: The Nazis prohibit Jews from owning radio sets
September 27, 1939: Poland surrenders to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
September 29, 1939: The Germans and Soviets divide up Poland, Germany has 2 million Jews and the Soviets have 1.3 million.
October 1939: The Nazis begin to euthanize those who are sick and disabled
October 12, 1939: Is appointed the leader of Poland after Germany takes over, he is in charge of getting rid of the Jews and rounding up all the Jews.
October 26, 1939: Polish Jews from 14-60 are forced to work
November 8, 1939: Hitler survives an assassination attempt with a bomb
November 23, 1939: They are required to wear armbands with the Star of David
November 9/10, 1938: The Kristallnacht is often referred to as the beginning of the Holocaust, many Jewish people were killed
November 12, 1938: Jews are no longer allowed to businesses, it also forbids them from selling goods.
November 15, 1938: Jewish students are expelled from all non-Jewish schools
December 14, 1938: Goring takes charge of resolving the “Jewish Question"
January 24, 1939: Reinhard Heydrich is ordered to speed up the emigration of Jews. Heydrich was a high ranking German official, a main architect of the Holocaust.
January 30, 1939: Hitler threatens Jews in a speech.
February 21, 1939: Jews are forced to hand over all gold and silver.
March 15/16, 1939: Nazi troops take over Czechoslovakia.
April 30, 1939: Jews lose rights as tenants and are moved to Jewish homes.
May 1939: The St. Louis is turned away by many counties, filled with 930 Jewish refugees.
May 22, 1939: The Pact of Steel is signed, the Axis is formed
July 21, 1939: Adolf Eichmann is put in charge of the Prague Office of Jewish Emigration, one of the major organizers of the Holocaust
August 23, 1939: They sign the Molotov-Ribbentrop, the Non-Aggression Pact
August 25, 1939: Poland and Britain sign a Mutual Defense Alliance
August 31, 1939: Britain evacuates people from large towns and calls up reservists, readying for war
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