Timeline

1932

November 8 – Franklin Roosevelt elected U.S. president

1933

January 30 – Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany.
May 10 – Nazis burn books in Germany.
October 14 – Germany quits the League of Nations.

1934

June 30 – The Nazi “Night of the Long Knives.”
August 2 – German President Hindenburg dies.
August 19 – Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany.

1935

March 16 – Hitler violates the Treaty of Versailles by introducing military conscription.

1936

February 10 – The German Gestapo is placed above the law.
March 7 – German troops occupy the Rhineland.
May 9 – Mussolini’s Italian forces take Ethiopia.
July 18 – Civil war erupts in Spain.
August 1 – Olympic games begin in Berlin.
October 1 – Franco declared head of Spanish State.

1937

June 11 – Soviet leader Josef Stalin begins a purge of Red Army generals.
July 7 – Japan invades China; Sino-Japanese War begins.
December 13 – Japanese Imperial Guard appears for the first time during the Nanking Massacre.

1938

March 12 – Germany announces ‘Anschluss’ (union) with Austria.
September 30 – British Prime Minister Chamberlain appeases Hitler at Munich.
October 15 – German troops occupy the Sudetenland; Czech government resigns.
November 9 – Kristallnacht – The Night of Broken Glass.

1939

March 15 – Nazis take Czechoslovakia.
March 28 – Spanish Civil war ends.
May 22 – Nazis sign ‘Pact of Steel’ with Italy.
August 23 – Nazis and Soviets sign Nonaggression Pact.
September 1 – Nazis invade Poland.
September 3 – Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declare war on Germany.
September 5 – United States proclaims its neutrality.
September 17 – Soviets invade Poland.
November 8 – Nazi supervillain known as Dr. Voltman prevents the assassination of Hitler.
November 30 – Soviets attack Finland.
December 14 – Soviet Union expelled from the League of Nations.

1940

March 16 – German supervillains attack Scapa Flow naval base near Scotland.
May 10 – Nazis invade France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; Winston Churchill becomes British Prime Minister.
May 14 – The Royal British Superhero Squadron is formed.
May 15 – Holland surrenders to the Nazis.
May 26 – British superhero Excalibur aids the Evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk.
May 28 – Belgium surrenders to the Nazis.
June 10 – Norway surrenders to the Nazis; Italy declares war on Britain and France.
June 14 – Germans enter Paris.
June 16 – Marshal Pétain becomes French Prime Minister.
June 22 – France signs an armistice with Nazi Germany.
June 23 – Hitler tours Paris.
June 28 – Britain recognizes General Charles de Gaulle as the Free French leader.
July 1 – German U-boats attack merchant ships in the Atlantic.
July 5 – French Vichy government breaks off relations with Britain.
July 10 – Battle of Britain begins.
July 23 – Soviets take Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
August 15 – The Royal British Superhero Squadron battle the German Super Axis over Britain.
September 7 – German Blitz against Britain begins.
September 12 – Dynamo, The Enigma, and Winged Victory destroy Voltman’s “Sea Monster” sub.
September 13 – Italians invade Egypt.
September 15 – Massive German air raids on London, Southampton, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool and Manchester.
September 20 – The Italian super villainess Reprise tries to steal the priceless Staff of Ra from the tomb of Amen-Hotep but is thwarted by Dynamo, The Engima, and Winged Victory.
September 27 – Tripartite (Axis) Pact signed by Germany, Italy and Japan.
October 7 – German troops enter Romania.
October 12 – Germans postpone Operation Sea Lion until Spring of 1941.
October 28 – Italy invades Greece.
November 5 – Roosevelt re-elected as U.S. president.
November 20 – Hungary joins the Axis Powers.
November 23 – Romania joins the Axis Powers.
December 29 – A massive air raid against London is prevented by the weather powers superhero Excalibur.

1941

January 22 – Tobruk in North Africa falls to the British and Australians.
February 12 – German General Erwin Rommel arrives in Tripoli, North Africa.
March 11 – Lend-Lease signed into law by President Roosevelt.
March 27 – A coup in Yugoslavia is prevented by the Russian superhero Whisper.
April 17 – Yugoslavia surrenders to the Nazis.
April 27 – Greece surrenders to the Nazis.
May 1 – With the help of the Royal Superhero Squad of Great Britain, the German attack on Tobruk is repulsed.
May 10 – Deputy Führer Rudolph Hess flies to Scotland.
May 24 – The British ship Hood is sunk by Dr. Voltman’s Riesen Unterwasser-Roboter #6 (giant undersea robot).
May 27 – Riesen Unterwasser-Roboter #6 is destroyed by Allied Super Heroes.
June 22 – Germany attacks Soviet Union as Operation Barbarossa begins.
July 26 – Roosevelt freezes Japanese assets in United States and suspends relations.
July 22 – Brinstone, Dynamo, Enigma, and Winged Victory meet with the Beast Brigade and defeat Snake Commando’s sinister plot.
July 31st, 1941 – Brimstone, Brittania, Dynamo, Enigma, Winged Victory rescue the Chinese superhero known as Iron Cane from the Japanese Imperial Guard.
August 14 – Roosevelt and Churchill announce the Atlantic Charter.
August 20 – Nazi siege of Leningrad begins.

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