Hitler j stalin germany and the ussr agreed not to go

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Unformatted text preview: tler – Stalin Non-aggression Pact Hitler Non(1939) (1939) • Agreement between A. Hitler & J. Stalin – Germany and the U.S.S.R agreed not to go to war with each other – Established a secret plan to invade invade and divide Poland • September 1, 1939 – Hitler invades Poland • Poland occupied within 4 weeks • September 3, 1939: – Britain & France declare war on Germany Hitler Advances on Europe Hitler 1940 19401940-1941 • Nations under German Control – – – – – – Denmark Norway Belgium Luxembourg Netherlands France Japanese Japanese Empire Japan Japan Spreads Across Asia • • • • • Vietnam Laos Cambodia China (Manchuria) South Pacific Islands U.S. Response to Japanese U.S. Aggression Aggression • Trade Embargo – Cut off trade with Japan • Oil – Japan attempts to persuade the U.S. to end trade embargo embargo • November 1941 – Japanese plans attack on U.S. – Where? • December 6, 1941 – Japanese diplomats told to reject all peace negotiations – F. Roosevelt: “This means war” “…a “…a date which will live in infamy”. • December 7, 1941: – Japanese surprise attack Pearl Harbor – Attack las...
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