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  • Armistice of German Empire with Entente. In an effort to prevent a new war and the French hegemony in Europe, Britain retains the German Empire. Kaiser is Ernst-August 2nd Hanover (son of George V), prime minister was Max von Baden, the actual ruler of Germany is Erich Ludendorff. German Empire became a junior partner in British Empire, she was allowed to keep the army and navy. Commission under the leadership of Keynes is seeking to reduce German reparations. Germany proclaimed the New German Empire, also known as the Third Reich. France annexed Alsace-Lorraine
  • Severance of Austro-Hungarian. Italy annexed Triest and Trentino, Germany annexed Austria and Sudetenland, Romania annexed a large part of Transylvania, Banat and Bukovina, Serbia annexed Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia, Czech is independent. Wanting to create a counterweight to Germany, France, seeking remnant preservation of Austria-Hungary as the Hungarian kingdom, consisting of Hungary, north Transylvania, Slovakia and Transcarpathian Ukraine (Karl I Habsburg is king; Mihaly Karolyi is prime minister
  • The defeat of the armed forces of the White Army in Southern Russia, the death of General Alexeyev. Failure of the Kolchak coup in Siberia, the preservation of a moderately left-wing government of Komuch (right SRs)


  • Under the threat of Entente intervention, Bolsheviks were going to negotiate with his opponents on the Princes' Islands. The decision to withdraw from Russia of all foreign troops, disbanding of the Red Army, the White Army and the troops of Komuch, as well as creating a new coalition government. Russia recognizes the independence of Ukraine, the Baltics and Caucasus states, Finland, but retains the Turkestan and Belarus.
  • Cairo uprising against British rule in Egypt. The revolt is suppressed, but Egypt gets almost complete autonomy, and became the ruling party Wafd (Egyptian nationalists)
  • The suppression of labor unrest in Berlin, Bavaria and Vienna. Extreme left together around the Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany (USDPD), led by brothers Theodore and Karl Liebknecht.
  • Emergence of Poland in the former Russian Poland, West Prussia and Posen (former German Poland)
  • Former Austrian Galicia decides to join to Ukraine, but the Hungarian Kingdom introduces troops there with the support of Poland. Simultaneously, the Polish troops invaded in Lithuania and Belarus


  • New Russian compromise government is formed by Bolsheviks, Mensheviks and SRs. President of the Russian republic became Maria Spiridonova, left SR. Russian and Lithuanian forces begin the liberation of Belarus from the Poles. Conclusion Rapallo agreement of military and economic cooperation between Germany, Russia and Ukraine
  • Ukraine is headed by a left-nationalist government of Simon Petlyura and Mykhailo Hrushevsky. Ukrainian troops enter combat with the Polish-Hungarian forces in Galicia
  • Deciding to take advantage of the weakness of Poland, Germany captures Posen and Danzig
  • Severance of Ottoman Empire. France annexed Sirya and Lebannon, Britain- Palestine, Transjordan and Mesopotamia, Greece- Turkish Thrace with Istanbul and Izmir region. Turkey ceded to Armenia Van, Bitlis, Erzerum and Trebizond pashaliks
  • France supports Poland and sends her to the aid of military advisers, but without the support of Britain and the United States does not dare to start a new war against Germany
  • Part of the White and the Cossacks didn't want to recognize the new Russian government under the leadership of Ungern von Sternberg invaded in Mongolia


  • Warsaw is surrounded by German, Russian and Ukrainian troops. With the mediation of Lord Curzon in Bucharest signed the peace. Poland ceded Galicia (to Ukraine), ceded Belarus (to Russia) and ceded West Prussia and Posen (to Germany). End of Polish war
  • Under the influence of Polish-German war, Anton Drexler and Otto Strasser create the German Workers' Party (DAP). DAP’s ideology is left nationalism, the rapprochement with Russia, support of anti-colonial struggle of the Eastern peoples, increasing the autonomy of German Catholic regions
  • The suppression of the Kronstadt Bolshevik rebellion by government forces against the government of Spiridonova, the prohibition of the Bolshevik Party. Beginning of starvation in the Volga region. The government of Spiridonova is losing support both right and far left
  • Ungern knocked out Chinese from Mongolia and declared itself the protector of Mongolia


  • The seizure of power in the Italian fascists led by Benito Mussolini, the persecution of the left. Italy is changing course with pro-French into pro-English
  • Croatian nationalist rebellion, separation of Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia from Serbia. In these areas there is the Croatian National State, a satellite of Germany. Taking advantage of the situation, Hungary annexed Serbian Vojvodina
  • To counter German expansion in the Balkans, Serbia and Romania with the support of France creates Balkan Entente. Greece enteres in Balkan Entente. Italy, Hungary, Croatia and Bulgaria create Axis
  • Food aid to starving Russia, organized by the United States, Britain, France, Germany and Fridtjof Nansen. Government of Spiridonova can stop famine in the Volga region, but because of politics confiscations of grain growing discontent of the peasants. Also, the growing dissatisfaction with the government of the Right SR's and the Cadets
  • USA fails to achieve the elimination of the Washington Conference the Anglo-Japanese alliance, and to restrict the British and Japanese fleets. Japanese troops captured the Chinese province of Manchuria and Shandong. In an effort to stop the capture of China by the Japanese, US and nankeen Communists helped Sun Yat-sen and the Kuomintang unite Southern China warlords.


  • The death of Ernst-August 2nd Hannover, the new Kaiser was Adalbert 1st Hohenzollern. Acceleration of the USDPD governments of Saxony and Thuringia, the suppression of the uprising of DAP in Munich, Reichstag dispersed, the establishment of Erich Ludendorff military dictatorship. Erich Ludendorff declared himself Führer of the Third Reich.
  • The mass peasant uprising against the confiscation of grain by government of Spiridonova. Simultaneously, the rebels of the army under the leadership of Mikhail Tukhachevsky, who becomes the most famous military commander of the new Russian army. The murder of Maria Spiridonova, the government form a right SRs and the Cadets. President of Russia is Victor Chernov
  • The coming to power in Spain, right-wing party "Phalanx", led by Primo de Rivera
  • In the Manchuria (occupied by Japanese) create puppet state of Manchukuo. Mongolia became an ally of Japan
  • Kuomintang forces captured Nanjing and Shanghai. With the support of Britain and Japan, for the struggle against Kuomintang warlords in northern China united around Beijing's government.


  • The people uprising against the fascist regime of Mussolini, Italy's most liberated. Germany sends troops to help overthrow the government. France to send troops to the Rhineland (demilitarized zone), and demands the immediate cessation of German intervention in Italy
  • Murder of Ludendorf. Fall of the dictatorship, the emperor Adalbert 1st abdicated in favor of son of Ernst-August 2nd, Ernst-August 3rd Hannover. Philipp Scheidemann becomes Chancellor. In the majority of the Parliament are the Social Democrats, USDPD and DAP. In order to prevent the recurrence of a military coup carried out reform of the army, a number of key positions are appointed by members of the "RotFront 'and SA
  • The overthrow of the dictatorship of Ahmet Zog in Albania, come to power a left-liberal, bishop Fan Noli
  • General Tukhachevsky suppress the Bolshevik uprising in Petrograd and Kronstadt, for which he received the rank of Marshal
  • Manchukuo with the filing of Japan annexed Chinese Eastern Railway, owned by Russia. Japan is headed for the seizure of Siberia


  • Shah of Persia became Reza Shah Pahlavi. Persia was renamed Iran ("the country of the Aryans"), the country established a fascist regime
  • Fearing the spread of the "revolutionary contagion" in Hungary, Admiral Horthy overthrew Mihaly Karolyi and became dictator of Hungary
  • The establishment of Pilsudski nationalist dictatorship in Poland
  • Japanese and Mongolian troops invade and occupy Buryatia and Irkutsk, but it does Tukhachevsky defeat and discourage Tuva. Rising popularity of Tukhachevsky
  • Murder by Japanese of Ungern, a new puppet ruler of Mongolia becomes Dogsomyn Bodoo
  • The death of Sun Yat-sen. Kuomintang headed by Chiang Kai-she


  • Germany sends military aid to the Kuomintang
  • The Northern Alliance defeated the Kuomintang. Forces of Chiang Kai-shek under the command of the German military adviser Ernst Rohm took Bejing
  • Top of famine in Russia due to the fact that the peasants were pushed up grain prices


  • The former warlord of Northern Alliance, Ma Bufan, captures the province of Qinghai, where the support of Japan created by the state of Hui (Chinese Muslims) - Huikuo. China wants to regain control of Qinghai, but at this point begins a war with the Kuomintang, the Chinese Communists to restrain the forces on both sides
  • In the agrarian and political crisis, President Viktor Chernov resign, his place is taken by Boris Savinkov. Savinkov form single-party government of the Right SRs, forming teams for the confiscation of grain from the peasants
  • Japan, Manchukuo, Mongokuo and Huikuo and create the East Asian Union (Eastasia)
  • Beginning of Great Depression


  • May the revolution in Germany. The monarchy overthrown, Ernst-August 3rd fled to Britain. Ernst Thalmann, the new leader USDPD, Germany proclaimed a socialist republic. Comes to power the Popular Front, a coalition of USDPD and the DAP. Germany renamed the German People's Union, the president is Ernst Thalmann, the chancellor is Otto Strasser
  • The coming to power in Serbia ultra-nationalists- Chetniks
  • The death of Simon Petlyura, first president of Ukraine,, becomes the next president of Stepan Bandera. The sharp deterioration in relations with Russia
  • Japan creates in Xinjiang the puppet regime of pan-Turkic- Turkic republics of Xinjiang or Xinjiangkuo. From her territory, supported the motion Basmachi, fighting for the independence of Turkestan from Russia. Xinjiang is part of the Eastasia
  • Primo de Rivera resigns. Spain becomes a republic
  • Come to power in the Brazil populist regim of Getulio Vargas


  • France recognizes the German Union. The signing of a nonaggression treaty, friendship and the border
  • The beginning of the Great Turkestan revolt against the Russian government. On Turkestan suppression shipped Tukhachevsky
  • The beginning of Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay. Bolivia is supported by Germany, sent the military mission there under the leadership of Ernst Rohm, Paraguay supported by the Russian military mission of General Beliaev
  • The beginning of Black Sea war, caused by the claims of Russia on the Ukrainian Black Sea Coast and claumes of Ukraine on the Russian Crimea and Kuban. It's trench warfare- a front almost doesn't move
  • Japanese troops occupy the peninsula of Shandong. China prepares for war against Japan
  • Otto Strasser, the German Chancellor, divides Germany into the federal lands


  • Mikhail Tukhachevsky successfully completes the suppression of Basmachi in Turkestan. Savinkov asks him to lead a military action against Ukraine. He agrees, in exchange for what Savinkov appoint him prime minister, supreme commander, and his successor
  • The coming to power in the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It recognizes the German Confederation. The beginning of active military and political cooperation between Germany and the United States.
  • In the Czech Republic, the Communists came to power under the leadership of Klement Gottwald
  • In Germany legalized Social Democratic Party, who heads the opposition against Popular Front
  • Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria and Croatia form the Sacred Anti-communist Alliance directed against Germany


  • "Christmas offensive" by Tukhachevsky forces. For two weeks captured Kharkov, Odessa, Kiev and greater part of the Ukraine. Fall of Bandera regime. Polish-Hungarian troops occupy Galicia, Tukhachevsky signed an agreement under which passes Galicia under the joint management of Poland and Hungary
  • Savinkov accusing Tukhachevsky in a "betrayal of national interests of Russia" because of the transfer of Galicia for Poland and Hungary. Troops of Tukhachevsky occupy Moscow, Savinkov killed. Tukhachevsky forms the government of the Russian Directory and declares himself president
  • The death of the first king of Hungary, Karl 1st. His successor, Otto Habsburg becomes.
  • Pilsudski, dictator of Poland, has resigned. The dynastic union Poland with Hungary, Otto Habsburg-proclaimed king of Poish-Hungarian Kingdom. Poland and Hungary form a union on the model of the Austro-Hungarian
  • The troops of Huikuo occupied the Chinese province of Gansu. The Kuomintang in response to invasion in Qinghai. Japan declares war on China and captures Beijing. Mongolia annexed Inner Mongolia


  • Come to power in France and Spain to the Popular Fronts, uniting left-liberals, socialists and communists. In Denmark and Sweden also come to power the Left Social-Democrats. The new growth of the German economy through mutually beneficial cooperation with these countries
  • With the consent of the Popular Front Germany to send troops into the demilitarized zone of Rhineland and returns a Saar. Rising discontent with the new government of the French right-wing nationalists
  • Japan captures Nanjing and Shanghai. Kuomintang forces suffer defeat after defeat
  • Under the leadership of Tukhachevsky Russia begins, followed by Germany, rapidly build military and economic power
  • Agreement on economic co-operation between Germany and Mexico, the Germans are buying oil in Mexico


  • Beginning Spanish military rebellion led by Emilio Mola against the Popular Front government in Spain. To Fight with supporters of Mola Germany creates the international brigades and sends in Spain military advisers. Also enter other countries with leftist governments, as well as Mexico and US
  • Chinese military Zhang Xueliang arrested Chiang Kai-shek in Chongqing and demanded from him an alliance with the Communists. Having been refused, he killed the Chiang Kai-shek
  • Kuomintang headed by a second person after Chiang Kai-shek- Wang Jingwei, a supporter of targeting Japan. He made ​​an alliance with Japan against Zhang Xueliang and Communists
  • Kuomintang joins Eastasia and recognizes the rights of Japan on Shanghai and Shandong, Mongokuo- on Inner Mongolia and Huikuo- on Gansu


  • Marshal Petain and General de Gaulle raised a rebellion against the government of the Popular Front
  • German troops enter France and suppress the rebellion of Petain
  • The conference in Trier (the birthplace of Karl Marx), Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark, France and Albania signed an agreement on military and economic cooperation and joint coordination of political and economic decisions. So there was a Trier union


  • The Franco-German troops to help Republican government destroy the rebels of Mola
  • Fearing further expansion of the German sphere of influence, Britain provides safeguards for the protection of Portugal, Belgium, Holland, Norway, Polish-Hungarian Kingdom and Greece
  • Mikhail Tukhachevsky Mikhail was crowned as emperor. Russia forms an alliance with Serbia and Romania. Signed Russian-German Non-Aggression Pact
  • The Japanese army and the Kuomintang, forced Zhang Xue-liang and the Communists to surrender. China is entirely under the control of Japan


  • Britain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands and Greece formed the openly anti-Communist pact of Chamberlain. Japan and her satellites from Eastasia declare their support for Britain
  • Britain puts pressure on Norway, demanding adherence to the pact of Chamberlain. Norway refuses. British troops occupy Norway and create a puppet government there Quisling on the pretext that Germany was prepared before the occupation of Norway
  • Trier union declares war on Britain and its allies under the pretext of protecting the sovereignty of Norway. World War II began

Trier union (or Alies): Germany, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Albania and the Czech Republic (later joined the United States, Mexico and most American countries)

Pact of Chamberlain: Britain (as well as the dominions and colonies), Portugal, Greece, Belgium, Netherlands (later joined Russia and her allies- Serbia and Romania)

Italy and Switzerland remain neutral (in Italy are strong leftist, and Switzerland has traditionally neutral country). Also (yet) keep the neutrality of the Eastern European countries

  • Britain is trying to persuade a war on their side of Russia and the Polish-Hungarian Kingdom. However, Tukhachevsky demands for a sphere of influence all over Europe east of the Elbe, and the Polish-Hungarian Kingdom and other countries of the Sacred anti-Communist Alliance doesn't believe in the possibility of defeat Germany alone, and don't trust the British because of their negotiations with Russia and her allies
  • Pro-British revolt in the French colonial army under the leadership of Admiral Darlan. He proclaims in Oran regime of French State and the announced the "crusade for the liberation of France from communism". At his side goes over most of the French colonies. Also rising on the side of Darlan French fleet in Toulon, but the Franco-German troops have successfully suppressed a revolt of Toulon
  • British troops occupied the French and French Polynesia to India, and Japanese-French Indochina. In the occupied territories, created by the Japanese puppet government of Vietnam and Cambodia. Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand are Ostaziyu. Also, Thailand annexed French Laos
  • US begins (until- unofficial) economic assistance to Germany, which became known as the lend-lease, delivering it to oil and military equipment


  • The occupation by forces Trier union Benelux and Portugal during the operation "Mars". Most of the British troops, except Expeditionary Force in Norway and Greece, destroyed. Moroccan revolt in French Morocco against regime of Darlan. The capture of Gibraltar and landing in Morocco by Trier Union's troops. Establishment of the socialist governments of Holland, Portugal and Morocco. The section between France and Netherlands, the Belgium (Holland departs Flanders, France departs Wallonia). Start preparing for "Operation Neptune" to invade Britain.
  • Greek and British troops occupied Albania
  • The invasion of Russian troops in the Polish-Hungarian kingdom and annexed Galicia. Less than a month, it was occupied by Russian. At the same time, taking advantage of the situation, Romania annexed Hungarian part of Transylvania and Serbia annexed Vojvodina and Croatia. Bulgaria occupied by Russian, Serbian and Romanian troops
  • Section of the conquered countries. In the former Polish-Hungarian kingdom created puppet states, Hungary and Slovakia (Poland under direct Russian rule), Croatia, Bosnia-dissected leaves Serbia, and Croatia established a puppet regime of Archbishop Stepinac
  • The British, expecting a German invasion, going to negotiate with Tukhachevsky. In exchange for helping the British against Germany had promised him in the sphere of influence - Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Asia Minor and the Caucasus
  • July 15 (the anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald) Russian troops and their allies invaded in Germany
  • After much fighting, the Russian stopped on the Oder, near Prague and Vienna, and their Serbian allies stopped around Graz
  • The counter-offensive of the German troops (operation "Bellona") to seize oil Ploiesti needed for military action against Britain and Russia. Seized Hungary and Romania, the Romanians go to the German side and start fighting with the Russian at Jassy and Chisinau. Bulgaria also goes to the German side, and receives a Dobruja


  • British forces are forced to leave Norway and Malta
  • Russian, Serbian and Greek forces are trying to cut off the German troops in Bulgaria and Romania from Germany, coming to the Danube. The beginning of the battle for Budapest and Belgrade
  • May 10 English-Japanese Navy struck at Pearl Harbor. Japanese troops captured the Philippines, Hawaii and the Aleutian Islands
  • Mexico declares war on countries of pact of Chamberlain. Also enter the Central American countries, whose economies are dependent on Germany and the US
  • The beginning of the fall of the authority of the Japan from the colonial people due to the fact that the Japanese "have entered into an alliance with the European colonialists." US, by contrast, begins to support separatists in British India, Burma, Dutch Indonesia
  • The victory of German forces in Belgrade. Serbia capitulates. Russian retreat, and now the Russian-German front stand in Galicia. In connection with this, fearing that Greece will be cut off from the main forces of the Covenant Chamberlain, Russia, Greece and Britain are making a joint occupation of Turkey and the Caucasus countries
  • US troops expelled the British from Canada, Jamaica and Belize. Failing of Japanese invasion in California and Mexico, the death of many Japanese soldiers. Argentina goes to war with the United States, landing in the Falklands


  • Tank battle of Lodz. Advancing German troops liberated Pomerania, East Prussia and Poland. To prevent the Germans to capture Petrograd, the Russian "preemptively occupied" the Baltic states and Finland. Germans occupied Greece, destroyed the British expeditionary force in this country and landed in Crete
  • The victory of the American fleet in the Battle of the Datch Harbor, failure to Japanese landing in Alaska. Entry into the war on the US side of Brazil and Chile, Brazilian troops occupied the French, Dutch and British Guinea
  • Massive riots in Australia and New Zealand with the requirement to Britain to end the war with America. Suppressed by government troops
  • The strong offensive of Trier union in North Africa. The capture of Oran and Tunisia, capitulation of the French State. Italy enters the war on the side of Trier Union, taking the Franco-German-Italian forces in Cairo and Alexandria. Egypt moves to the side of the Allies and began fighting against the British in the Sudan
  • King Ghazi 1st of Iraq declares full independence from Britain, and himself, the "king of all Arabs." Iraqi troops seize Syria and Jordan, and then meet with the Allies near Jerusalem


  • Allied secret negotiations with Japan. In exchange for speaking out against Britain and Russia, the U.S. promised to recognize her achievements
  • The Germans begin a massive bombing of England using aircraft and missiles
  • Fighting for Istanbul between Russian and German army
  • Japan is a blow to his former allies, Britain and Russia. The capture by Japanese in Singapore, Indonesia, Burma and the Dutch, and also Russian Far East. the creation of puppet states in Burma, Malaya, Indonesia, Dauria, Buryatia, Khakassia, Tuva and Altai. These states join Eastasia. Creation of American puppet- Yakutia and Chukotka.
  • The German attack came on the line Riga-Smolensk-Kiev-Kherson, where he stopped for a strong defensive line of Russian
  • Australia and New Zealand declare independence and signed with the US, Japan and Germany a separate peace
  • German troops occupied Iran and go to the Indus. Reza Shah Pahlavi goes to the side of the Allies and captures Turkmenistan and Tajikistan


  • The Great Indian Rebellion against British rule, evacuation of British troops from India
  • Invasion of German troops in Britain, "Operation Neptune". Ireland enters the war on the Allied side and grabs Ulster. Chamberlain had committed suicide, and ordered to flood the London Underground
  • Union of South Africa declares independence from Britain and annexed Rhodesia
  • Britain surrenders unconditionally
  • General of the German offensive against Russia. Setting in Vyazma of best Russian troops, the capture of Petrograd, Tsaritsyn and Baku by German forces. Japan-American offensive in Siberia and Turkestan. The Siberian and Turkestan Republic (Turkestan- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan- later merged with the Xinjiang). Abdication of the throne of Tukhachevsky, Russia asks for peace

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