World War II
Nazi Germany was a period in world history that lasted from 1933 to 1945. At that time Nazi Germany was also known as the Third Reich, which was under the absolute control of Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party. Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933, but after the death of Paul von Hinderburg who was President of the Weimer Republic, Hitler was named fuhrer and chancellor of Germany on August 2, 1934. Shortly after Adolf Hitlers rise to power, Hitler and the Nazi party began to slowly take over parts of Europe causing the Second World War.