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Germany and Italy agree to cooperate.
Germany and the Soviet Union agree to nonaggression.
The Munich Agreement
gives Sudetenland to Germany, to prevent war from breaking out.
It did not work. Hitler went ahead and invaded Poland and declaring war on Western Europe.
Compromise was unable to stop the conflict.
October 25-November 1, 1936
Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign a treaty of cooperation.
November 25, 1936
Germany and Japan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact, directed against the Soviet Union.
July 7, 1937
Japan invades China
March 11-13, 1938
Germany incorporates Austria in the Anschluss.
September 29, 1938
Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and France sign the Munich agreement forcing Czechoslovakia to give up the Sudetenland.
March 14-15, 1939
The Germans occupy the rump Czech lands in violation of the Munich agreement.
March 31, 1939
France and Great Britain guarantee the integrity of the borders of the Polish state.
April 7-15, 1939
Fascist Italy invades and annexes Albania.
August 23, 1939
Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union sign a nonaggression agreement.
September 1, 1939
Germany invades Poland
September 3, 1939
Great Britain and France declare war on Germany.
September 17, 1939
The Soviet Union invades Poland from the east.
May 10, 1940-June 22, 1940
Germany attacks western Europe