<< 1918-32 World War II Timeline 1934 >>
: Troops from Japan and China do battle on the Manchukuo
: Hitler is appointed to the German Chancellory
by Paul von Hindenburg
, following the latter's election to the Presidency.
: Hitler makes his first address in office. He outlines for the first time his goals of obtaining "Lebensraum
" (Living space) in the east, and the rigorous Germanizing of those captured areas.
: Manchukuo absorbs the Chinese Jehol
: Some of Hitler's minions set fire to the Reichstag
building in Berlin. The act is officially blamed on the Communists
: Hitler's government declares a state of emergency, suspending all civil rights
members of the Reichstag
: 50,000 Japanese forces capture Jehol
, defended by 200,000 Chinese.
: The first concentration camp
is established at Oranienburg
, on the outskirts of Berlin
: Joseph Goebbels
is appointed as Reich Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda
: The existence of a concentration camp at Dachau
is revealed by Heinrich Himmler
: Hitler is granted dictatorial
powers over Germany with the passing of the Enabling Act
: Japan recalls its delegation to the League of Nations
: In Germany, Hitler calls for a one day, nation-wide boycott
of Jewish-owned businesses.
: All Jews
employed by the German government are fired. The government places a limit on the number of Jewish students admitted into higher education
: The Geheime Staatspolizei
, or Gestapo
, is formed.
: Hitler bans all political parties with socialist
: Germany's treatment of her Jewish citizens is condemned by the League of Nations.
bans the Nazi
party from operating in that country.
: The Nazi Pary
is declared to be the only legal political party
: Germany withdraws from the League of Nations
: The German military's highest ranking critic of the Nazis, General Kurt von Hammerstein
, resigns in protest of Hitler's policies.
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