Churchill & The build up to war key dates

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When was the Wall Street Crash?
1929
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When was the First Round Table Conference?
1930: Promises India representative government
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When was the Second Round Table Conference?
1931
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When was the Gold Standard abandoned?
1931
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When was the 10 year rule abandoned?
1932
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When was the Third Round Table Conference?
1932
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What happened in Germany in 1933?
Hitler became Chancellor
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When was the Night of the Long Knives?
1934
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When was the Government of India Act passed?
1935 (Churchill opposed)
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What front was formed in 1935?
Stresa Front - Britain, France, Italy
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When was the Anglo-German Naval Agreement?
June 1935
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When did Italy invade Abyssinia?
October 1935 - League of Nations does nothing
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When was the Hoare-Laval Pact?
December 1935
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When was the Rhineland remilitarized?
March 1936
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What else occurred in Britain in 1936?
Abdication Crisis
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When did Chamberlain become PM?
1937
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When was Anschluss declared?
12th March 1938
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When was the Munich Conference?
September 1938
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What was invaded in 1939 by Hitler?
The rest of Czechoslovakia
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What pact was formed in 1939 by Soviet Union and Germany?
Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
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What was Churchill's position in 1939?
Became First Lord of the Admiralty after invasion of Poland
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When was war declared?
3rd September 1939
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When did Britain invade Norway?
9th April 1940
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When did Chamberlain resign?
May 1940
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When were allied forces surrounded at Dunkirk?
14th May 1940
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When was Mers-el-Kebir?
3rd July 1940
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What country did Italy invade in October 1940?
Greece
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When was the Lend-Lease Act passed?
March 1941
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When did Germany attack the Soviet Union?
June 1941
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When was the Atlantic Charter signed?
August 1941
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What brought America into the war in December 1941?
Pearl Harbour
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What British Naval base fell in February 1942?
Singapore - worst British defeat of the war
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When was the victory at El-Alamein?
October-November 1942
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What report was produced in 1942?
Beveridge Report
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When was the Battle of Stalingrad won?
February 1943
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Where were German forces defeated in May 1943?
Tunisia
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When was the Tehran Conference?
November 1943 - 2nd Front in Western Europe
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When did Rome fall to Allied forces?
5th June 1944
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When were the D-Day landings?
6th June 1944
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When did Paris fall to Free-French troops?
August 1944
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When was the Percentage Agreement?
October 1944 - Moscow Conference
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When was the Yalta Conference?
February 1945
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When was the United Nations formed?
October 1945
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When did Berlin fall to Soviet troops?
20th April 1945
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When was VE day?
8th May 1945
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When was the Potsdam Conference?
July-August 1945
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When was VJ day?
15th August 1945
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When was Churchill voted out of office?
26th July 1945
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