World War 2 Leaders A complete list of the national leaders of the countries which participated in the war In every country and government type, there is always one person at the political top who makes the key decisions and determines the national policy, or leads to it - the national leader. This essay lists the national leaders of the countries which participated in World War 2. Some of these leaders were clearly the aggressors, while others led the war against aggression.
World War 2 Timeline An illustrated timeline of key events during World War 2 including pre-war events cited as its causes. Before the official beginning of WW II, a number of countries began to act in an aggressive and warlike manner.
Mussolini rose to power in and became the dictator in Italy.
Both Mussolini and Hitler quickly began to increase their reach by seizing other smaller countries. Meanwhile China and Japan were at war in Asia. Japan then signed an agreement with Germany, which added Britain and Franch to their list of enemies. As you review the causes of World War 2, some of the events and comments appear random, but they have a cumulative effect much like one domino systematically causing the others to fall.
He abolishes democracy and becomes a dictator. Establishes the line of presidential succession in which the Vice-President becomes president if the President can no longer perform the duties of office. Dachau concentration camp establishedMarch 22 Dachau, the first concentration camp, is established in Germany.
By the over concentration camps will be established. Hindenburg is reduced to a figure head. Nazi Germany had withdraw earlier in the year. Non-Aryans are banned from practicing lawApril 07 In Germany, Jew and non-Aryans are banned from practicing law and working in the civil services.
Later they will be banned from a variety of professions including farming, art, literature, journalism, music and theater. Between over anti-Jewish laws will be passed in Germany. Hitler ordered the German delegates to leave the Disarmament Conference in Geneva, and he withdrew from the League of Nations.
He gave as his excuse the fact that Germany was already disarmed, while other countries were refusing to disarm. Similar legal discrimination already exists in the United States.
The Law for the Prevention of Hereditary Diseases is also passed, providing for the serilization of unfit parents and the euthanasia of the defective and useless eaters.
In Germany, 30, are now interned. July 31 Hitler assumes presidencyAugust 02 Hitler assumes the presidency of Germany when Hindenburg dies and thus gains full control of the government. First Neutrality Acts are PassedSeptember 05 In the United States, the first Neutrality Acts are passed authorizing the president to deny American firms the right to sell or ship munitions to belligerent nations.
The Neutrality Acts are later expanded in I think the government is trying hard to stay out of another war. Just a couple weeks ago, they passed the first Neutrality Act restricting trade of war materials and weapons.
Will more neutrality acts follow? In South Africa, Black workers began a lengthy march up the continent to assist their African brothers in Ethiopia. The Spanish Civil War began Berlin Olympic GamesAugust 01 August Nazis disguise outward signs of anti-Semitism.
November 03 In contrast to the grim economic landscape in when President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office, his second term begins with a brighter outlook. In his January 20,inaugural address, Roosevelt commends Americans for their hard work over the past four years, but cautions that they must continue their efforts.
It's purpose was to state that in the case of an attack by the Soviet Union against Germany or Japan, the two countries agreed to consult on what measures to take "to safeguard their common interests".
The Second Sino-Japanese War was the biggest Asian war in the twentieth century and contributed to more than 50 percent of casualties in the Pacific War.
The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was the systematic rape, torture, and murder of more than ,00 Chinese civilians by Japanese soldiers that occurred during the six-week period following the Japanese capture of the city of Nanjing Nankingthe former capital of the Republic of China, on December 13, during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Austria is annexed by Germany. A referendum a few weeks later formally ratified the fait accompli, with official results showing more than 99 percent in favor.World War 2: Pacific Theatre: A Brief History of the Pacific Theatre in WWII (World War 2, WWII, WW2, Pacific Theatre, history, Japan Invasion, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima Book 1) Kindle Edition.
American Merchant Marine Ships Sunk or Damaged Alaska coast, West coast of U.S., Pacific Ocean area, Philippines, or Okinawa during World War II. The Philippine Archives Collection constitutes an invaluable source of information on the Pacific war during World War II, particularly concerning the treatment of prisoners of war (POWs); military operations in the Philippines, ; guerrilla warfare in the Philippines; and conditions in the Philippines under Japanese occupation.
World War II, also called Second World War, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during the years – The principal belligerents were the Axis powers—Germany, Italy, and Japan—and the Allies—France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and, to a lesser. An illustrated timeline of key events during World War 2 including pre-war events cited as its causes.
Before the official beginning of WW II, a number of countries began to act in . World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from to The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.A state of total war emerged, directly involving more than million people from over 30 countries.