TIMELINE Copy by hand the key events on the timeline and add at least 2 illustrations . You can create a mind map or an illustrated timeline. Your timeline should be thoughtful, neat, and well-created. Timelines will be turned in by tomorrow at the beginning of the class period.
Copy by hand the key events on the timeline and add at least 2 illustrations. You can create a mind map or an illustrated timeline. Your timeline should be thoughtful, neat, and well-created. Timelines will be turned in by tomorrow at the beginning of the class period.
Your timeline will span the years 1939-1945, and maybe a little before and after those dates if you wish.
Write down the 8-10 events that you think are interesting/important. Everyone’s timeline will look a little different.
By: Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley H. S. Chappaqua, NY
Additional material by Molly Lynde
German soldiers are dissatisfied.
1931- Japan invades Manchuria
1935- Italy invades Ethopia
1936- Rome- Berlin Pact
1936-1939 Spanish Civil War
1936/37- Japan takes Nanjing China
1936- Hitler takes Rhineland
1938- Hitler takes Austria
1938- Hitler takes Sudetenland
1938- Munich Agreement/ Appeasement
1939- Hitler takes Czhechoslovakia
D. Joined Germany in its invasion of Poland
E. Declared war on Germany and hoped they would retreat from Poland, but did not actually fight
F. Declared war on Germany and sent troops to fight the Germans
Emperor Haile Selassie
The “Pact of Steel”
Italian troops in Madrid
The American “Lincoln Brigade”
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
Now we have “peace in our time!” Herr Hitler is a man we can do business with.
Foreign Ministers von Ribbentrop & Molotov
Blitzkrieg [“Lightening War”]
The Tripartite Pact
Hitler invaded Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.With everyone’s attention on Hitler’s sweep of these nations he sent an even larger force into France through the Ardrennes Forest, avoiding the Maginot Line - a system of fortifications along France’s border with Germany. Allied forces and German forces stared at each other. Became known as Stizkrieg
The Phony War Ends