In the year 1933 . . .
- 30 Jan., Hitler becomes Chancellor
- 3 Feb., Lebensraum defined as the true purpose of the Nazi Party
- 27 Feb., Reichstag fire
- 5 Mar., Nazi party claims 44% of general election vote
- 20 Mar., Dachau concentration camp (KZ) created
- 23 Mar., Enabling Act passes due to an alliance between the Catholic Centre Party and the Nazis
- 31 Mar., Communists and other “enemies of the Fatherland” are excluded from government
- 1 Apr., First boycott of Jewish shops
- 7 Apr., Jews and non-Aryans are banned from practicing law and working in the civil services.
- 26 Apr., Gestapo formed by Herman Goering; Nazi take over local governments
- 1 May, Trade union offices are stormed by SA
- 2 May, Trade unions are officially banned
- 10 May, Book burnings begin
- 14 Jul., All political parties, except the Nazi party, are banned
- 20 Jul., Reichskonkordat signed with Rome. Violations begin immediately.
- 21 Oct., Germany withdrawals from the League of Nations
The campaign will begin on the night of 21 Oct, 1933. (The prelude combat exercise will happen ‘some time before’ this date.)