<< 1933 World War II Timeline 1935 >>
: Germany initiates a program to develop a 4000-craft Luftwaffe
within two years.
enteres into a 10 year non-aggression
treaty with Germany
: Henry Pu Yi
is crowned emperor of Manchukuo
: Japan issues objections to loans from the US
eliminates many of the SA
's commanders in the Night of the Long Knives
. Over 1000 people are assassinated.
: Japanese Foreign Ministry announces a plan to invite 50,000 German Jews to settle in Manchukuo
: The Austrian
Chancellor, Engelbert Dollfuss
, is assassinated by the Nazis during a failed coup attempt.
: Paul von Hindenburg
, the President of Germany, dies.
: Adolf Hitler
merges the powers of President
into a single office. All military personnel are required to swear an oath of loyalty to Hitler.
: Hitler declares himself der Führer
, "the leader" or "the guide".
: The USSR
is admitted into the League of Nations
: Three members of the right-wing CEDA
party join the Spanish
government. The leading socialist
party, the PSOE
, launches a short lived insurrection in protest, which is quickly, and brutally, put down by one Francisco Franco
: A close comrade of Josef Stalin
, Sergei Kirov
, is assassinated, prompting the Soviet
dictator to begin a new round of purges. 8,000,000 Russians will be exiled in Siberia
and Ethiopian troops clash just inside of Ethiopia
, near the border of Italian Somaliland
: Japan formally withdraws from the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty
. She is now free to commence the buildup of her navy
: Italian dictator Benito Mussolini
issues orders for the full conquest of Ethiopia
* - Thanks to CatherineB for the addition.
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