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Anschluss - On March 12, 1938 Germany annexed Austria
August 14, 1941 - The Atlantic Charter was released by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Axis Power Alliance Oct. 25, 1936 - Alliance of Italy, Germany, Japan.
10 July – 31 October 1940 - Battle Of Britain Begins, Britain Air Force defended the United Kingdom against attacks by the German Air Force.
September 3, 1939 - Britain declares war on Germany. "Britain and France are at war with Germany following the invasion of Poland two days ago." - BBC News
September 2, 1940 - Destroyers for Bases Agreement. In this agreement Britain gets 50 U.S. Navy destroyers for 8 bases.
May 27 - June 4, 1940 - The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, in the north of France.
March 4th, 1933 - Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the president of United States.
July 26, 1941 - Franklin D. Roosevelt freezes Japanese assets in the United States in retaliation for the Japanese taking over IndoChina.
July 5th, 1940 - FDR restricts strategic material sales to Japan, restricting scrap iron, steel, and oil.
Feb. 6, 1922 - Five Power Treaty, agreed to prevent an arms race by limiting naval construction.
December 13, 1921 - Four-Power Treaty was a treaty signed by the United States, Great Britain, France and Japan states that they would respect one another's Pacific possessions.
Feb. 26, 1935 - Hitler Builds The Luftwaffe, The Luftwaffe is the air force for Germany in World War 2.
January 30, 1933 - Hitler gains power in Germany.
June 22, 1941 - Hitler invades Soviet Union (Russia) Green = Germany Orange = Soviet Union
October 1, 1938 - Hitler invades Sudetenland and wants to annex it.
July 18, 1925 - Hitler writes Mein Kampf in prison , Mein Kampf means my struggle in German. This book talks about his future plans and political ideology.
28 July 1941 - Japan attacks IndoChina to make an Asia for Asians.
September 18, 1931 - Japan attacks Manchuria (China)
August 27, 1928 - The Kellogg–Briand Pact is a 1928 international agreement in which states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflict".
March 11, 1941 - The Lend-Lease Act was for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
Mussolini was born July, 29 1883. He didn't rise to power until October, 1922, ruling as prime minister until 1943. Then in 1945 on April 28th Mussolini was executed.
September 30 1938 - Munich Conference, Hitler met with representatives from France, the United Kingdom, and Italy. An agreement where Hitler could annex the Sudetenland provided he promised not to invade anywhere else.
September 01, 1939 - The Nazi's invade Poland.
August 23, 1939 - Nazi-Soviet Pact a neutrality pact between Nazi Germany and Soviet Union.
June 10, 1940 - Nazis take over France. Germany outflanked the Maginot Line and pushed deep into France, occupying Paris.
October, 1935 - Neutrality Act of 1935 American citizens and ships were barred from entering war zones designated by the President, and the National Munitions Control Board.
February, 1936 - Neutrality Act of 1936 It forbade all loans or credits to hostiles. However, this act did not cover "civil wars," such as that in Spain, neither did it cover materials such as trucks and oil.
January, 1937 - Neutrality Act of 1937, the Congress passed a joint resolution outlawing the arms trade with Spain.
February 6, 1922 - treaty affirming the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China as the Open Door Policy.
September ,1934 - The Nye Committee, on Investigation of the Munitions Industry,
December 7, 1941 - Pearl Harbor, Japan bombs Hawaiian Islands to destroy American fleet. 8 destroyers were destroyed, over 2,000 Americans died, around 1,100 were injured. This "act of infamy" will bring the United States into war.
Jul 17, 1936 -Spanish Civil War, military revolt against the government of Spain. When an initial military coup failed to win control of the entire country, a bloody civil war ensued, fought with great ferocity on both sides. It will end on Apr 1, 1939.
Joseph Stalin was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953.
October, 1929 - Stock Market Crash also know also known as Black Tuesday which leads to the beginning of the Great Depression.
June 28, 1919 - The Treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
Nov. 19, 1919 - U.S. rejects the league of nations which could enforce the Treaty of Versailles, and persuade countries to keep the promises they had made.
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