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I’m continuing my WWII Timeline series with a look at January – March 1936 in this post.
A Timeline of WWII, Winter 1936
February 10, 1936
The German Gestapo, under Heinrich Himmler, assumes absolute control over internal German security, placing them above the law.
SS-Totenkopfverbände (SS-TV) – in English, the SS Death’s Head (skull and crossbones) division – is established to administer the Nazi concentration camps.
March 7, 1936
In violation of the Versailles Treaty, Nazi troops occupy the Rhineland.
March 29, 1936
Ninety-eight percent of Germans vote for Hitler’s policy of re-militarization.
This series of posts is based on a compilation of timelines from:
The History Place:
Most recent post from the series:
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