World War II: the beginning.

By Gerry, Nick and Reese

Hitler comes to power in Germany in 1933

In 1929 worldwide depression begins. In Germany, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party came to power. Hitler was a chancellor. He adopted the title Fuhrer, or "leader". After Hitler became a dictator, the country's economic improved. The Nazi began killing Jews and stealing from them. Hitler blamed the Jews for the problems in Germany after World War I.

Hitler starts World War II in 1939

Hitler broke the rules of the peace treaty from World War I and left the League of Nations in 1933. Hitler began rebuilding the Germany's army in 1935. In 1936, Germany made an alliance with Italy. In 1938, Germany had the most deadly weapons and tank divisions and largest air force in the world. In 1939, Hitler annexed Austria and the world allowed this annexation because Hitler promised he would not invade any other countries. But Hitler broke his promise and on September 1, 1939, Hitler attacked Poland. Two days later France and Great Britain declared war on Germany.

World War II had begun.

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sources: online Britannica and Google images