Nazi Rise to power - key dates

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1928
Nazis have 2.6% of vote in elections
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1930
Nazis become second largest party in Reichstag (107 seats)
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1933
Hitler becomes chancellor, Feb=Reichstag Fire, March=NSDAP gain 44% of vote, Enabling Act, Non Nazi Parties banned
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1934
June = SA purged in the Night of the Long Knives, Death of Hindenburg means Hitler becomes President (Fuhrer)
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1936
German Troops enter demilitarised Rhineland, Berlin Olympics, Four year plan to prepare for war
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1938
Purge of army leadership to increase control over military, Anschluss
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1939
Membership of Hitler Youth becomes compulsory, German forces invade Poland
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1940
Germany invade Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium and (France (defeated)
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1943
Germany defeated at Stalingrad - turning point
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1944
Allied forces open 'second front' in west with D-Day landings
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1945
Hitler commits suicide GERMANY DEFEATED
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