1940

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Hitler in Paris.jpg
A day after France signed the armistice with Germany in June 1940, Adolf Hitler and his entourage tour Paris.
In 1940 the Germany army defeated the French army and installed a puppet government in Vichy.

World War II

The Germany army secured victory over France, which surrendered in June 1940.

 

Events

EventDate
Tuskegee syphilis experiment1932 - 1972
The Nazi atom bomb programme1939 - 1945
WW21 September 1939 - 2 September 1945
 

New Groups

GroupImageDateTypeDescription
Century GroupGroup.png1940 - 1941A pro-allied interventionist group active in the United States prior to American entry into World War Two.
SBSSBSBadge.jpg1940 - PresentMilitaryA UK Special Forces Unit
Special Operations Executive/SO.1Group.png1940 - 1941Intelligence agency
British Security CoordinationGroup.pngMay 1940 - Present
Committee to Defend America by Aiding the AlliesGroup.pngMay 1940 - Present
Special Operations ExecutiveSpecial Operations Executive.jpg22 July 1940 - 15 January 1946
 

A Group that was Wound Up

GroupImageDateTypeDescription
Right ClubGroup.pngMay 1939 - 23 May 1940SecretA short lived group that organised to oppose Jewish power.