British Homefront in World War Two

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German's resentment of Treaty of Versialles grew
1920's
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Hitler's revision of Treaty of Versailles caused international tension
1933
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Germany left League of Nations
1933
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Hitler ordered reoccupation of Rhineland
1936
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Welsh Council of League of Nations was active from
1922
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League of Nations organised peace ballot
early 1930's
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Peace Pledge Union
1936
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Neville Chamberlain became Prime Minister
1937
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Appeasement
1937
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Austrian Chancellor resigned after meeting with Hitler
1938
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Nazi Chancellor of Austria invited German troops in Austria
12th March 1938
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Hitler ordered troops to occupy the rest of Czechoslovakia
15th March 1939
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Nazi-Soviet Pact announced
1939
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Hitler ordered German forces to invade Poland
1st September 1939
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Britain gave ultimatum to Germany
1st September 1939
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Chamberlain announced Britain was at war with Germany
3rd September 1939
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Air Raid Precautions Act
December 1937
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five-fold increase in exenditure
1939
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Conscription introduced
May 1939
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Navy and RAF put on wartime alert
September 1939
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failure of British forces stopping German occupation of Norway blamed on Chamberlain
1940
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Chamberlain resigned
1940
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Winston Churchill became Prime Minister
1940
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france surrendered to Germany
2nd June 1940
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Battle of Britain
until 1940
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Luftwaffe began its bombing campaign of London and other British cities
1940
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Germany invaded Soviet Union
1941
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Blitz came to an end
1941
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No petrol available for private cars
1942
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Basic food stuff e.g. meat, butter and sugar
From January 1940
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Clothing rationed
From June 1941
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Young miner had illegal strikes in South Wales
1944
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Women could be directed into work by law
1941
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57% of workers were women
1943
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"Dig for Victory" campaigned doubled food production
1943
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Conservative Winston Churchill opposed Chamberlain's appeasement policy
During 1930's
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Churchill became Prime Minister
10th May 1940
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Communist Party opposed before Russia was attacked by Germany
1941
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1933

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Hitler's revision of Treaty of Versailles caused international tension

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1933

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1936

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1922

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