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1939
March 15th
Hitler's Troops entered Prague, and the Nazi's also dismembered Czechoslovakia. Hitler's actions in Czechoslovakia goes against what was agreed at Munich.
March 31st
Chamberlain announced Anglo-French guarantees to Poland.
April 7th
Germany, Italy, Spain and Japan signed Anti-Comintern Pact. Italy invaded Albania.
May 22nd
Germany signed 'Pact of Steel' military alliance with Italy.
August 23rd
Germany signed Nazi-Soviet Pact, containing clauses about the partition of Poland.
August 25th
Anglo-Polish Mutual Assistance Treaty was signed.
September 1st
Germany invaded Poland and annexed Danzig (now the Polish city of Gdañsk).
September 2nd
Britain sent ultimatum to Germany.
September 3rd
Germany ignored ultimatum. Great Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war on Germany. British Expeditionary Force began to leave for France. Although war was declared Britain entered into a period known as 'The Phoney War'.
September 5th
US declared official neutrality in all foreign wars.
September 6th
South Africa declared war on Germany after the government, wanting to remain neutral, was defeated by Parliament. Ireland opted for remaining neutral.
September 10th
Canada declared war on Nazi Germany.
September 17th
The Russians invaded Eastern Poland.
September 29th
Germany and Russia signed the agreement partitioning Poland.
 
Russia signed pacts with Estonia and Finland.
 
During September, 26 British merchant ships were Sunk by the Nazis.
October 12th
Chamberlain rejected Hitler's peace plans. Russia presented territorial demands to Finland.
November 3rd
'Cash and Carry' clause introduced in the US Statute of Neutrality.
November 30th
Russia invaded Finland.
December 13th
Battle Of The River Plate.
 
Siam was renamed Praethet Thai (Land of the Free).
 

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