WWII-1 - PreWar Britain and France assumed WWI alliance...

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    Pre-War Britain and France assumed WWI alliance still existed with Russia Economies damaged by global depression Allied public deeply opposed to fighting another war
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Czechoslovakia and Appeasement  September 1938- Hitler invades the Sudentenland, a part of Czechoslovakia On September 30, the Munich Agreement Britain and France agree to allow Hitler’s occupation of the Sudentenland, in return Hitler promised to stop invading other countries March 14, 1939 Germany invades the rest of Czechoslovakia- Allies do
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    Non-aggression Pact Between Germany and the U.S.S.R. August 23, 1939 Temporary agreement which secured Hitler's eastern front If Germany attacked Poland the Soviet Union would not come to Poland’s aid- in fact, Soviet Union would be allowed to take part of Poland as their own
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Germany Invades Poland September 1, 1939 Germany invades Poland Warsaw succumbs on September 28 Soviet invasion from the East
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Britain and France Declare War  on Germany September 3, 1939 Resulting from Germany invading Poland
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Germany Invades Denmark and Norway April 9, 1940 Surrendered to Germany Belgium and the Netherlands May 10, 1940 Netherlands surrender on May 15 Belgium on May 28
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Germany Invades France May 14, 1940 French relied upon the Maginot Line which was a system of heavily armed steel and bunkers stretching hundreds of miles along the German boarder Germans outflank the line by going north of it, through Belgium French surrendered June 22,1940
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September 1940 to May 1941 Series of air battles between German and British air forces fought over Britain. Initially Hitler wanted to
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