Ted Conlins Stories: Part Two - The Timeline

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The  1933-1946 Timeline

Part 1 - Introduction | Part 2 - The War Timeline | Part 3 - Training
Part 4 - To Europe | Part 5 - Post D-Day Support

In the timeline, the blue text is where Ted fit into the grand scheme of things!

Pre-war Timeline

1933 - Adolf Hitler is elected chancellor of Germany. He abolishes democracy and becomes a dictator. Japan and Germany leave the League of Nations

1935 - The German military enters the neutral Saar region, Hitler restores conscription to the German military.

1936 - The German military enters the demilitarized Rhine region. The German-Italian 'axis' is formed.

1937 - Japan, which already occupies Manchuria, invades central China

1938 - Hitler annexes Austria and western Czechoslovakia.

Mar 1939 - Czechoslovakia surrenders to imminent German invasion

Apr 1939 - Hitler cancels the German-British naval agreement and the German-Polish non-aggression pact. Italy invades Albania.

July 1939 - Polish intelligence passes all its knowledge about the German Enigma machine to British and French intelligence

Aug 1939 - Germany and Russia sign non-aggression pact, secretly agreeing to invade Poland and share it. German U-boats and battleships sail to the Atlantic ocean for war.

War Begins in 1939