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hitlers rise to power
hitlers becomes chancellor of a coalition.
The enabling act passing making Hitler virtual dictator .
Hitler becomes fuehrer and Reich chancellor ablolishing the title of the presdient .
German army occupies the Sudetenland.
Germany attacks Russia, ignoring the peace pact. Operation Barbarossa, The German invasion of Russia, begins.
In what is historically referred to as Crystal Night, 7,500 Jewish shops are destroyed and 400 synagogues are burnt. The attack is portrayed as a spontaneous reaction to the death of a German diplomat by a Jewish refugee in Paris.
Hitler becomes a German citizen—enabling him to stand in the Presidential election against Hindenburg.
In the General Election, the Nazi Party increases its representatives in parliament from 14 to 107. Hitler is now the leader of the second largest party in Germany.
Hitler re-arms Germany with the aim of undoing the Treaty of Versailles and uniting all the German peoples. Military conscription is introduced.
Hitler commits suicide with his wife of two days, Eva Braun; their bodies are believed to have been cremated.
Japanese Air Force attacks Pearl Harbour and war is declared on the US.
Hitler decides to stay in Berlin to the last.
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