Vienna, 1938: The coming of the Nazis had an immediate impact on the local Jews. Here is a Jewish grocery shop defaced by Nazi thugs. Black paint has been splashed on the shop sign, the word "Jew" has been painted on the window, and the Star of David has been painted on the shop's poster. People daring to continue shopping in Jewish shops run the risk of accosting "spontaneous punishment" in the hands of local stormtroopers.
Here ethnic Germans welcome their Führer to Prague during March Note the adulation by both young and old. Ethnic Germans played a key role in the administration of NAZI occupied Czechoslovakia--the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
General Heinz Guderian, Panzer commander--on the eastern front, July One of the most effective German generals as a battlefield commander, he was sacked twice by Hitler. Also he was the one who deviced tank warfare.
The Tripartite Pact was signed in Berlin, Germany on 27 September It was signed by Chancellor Adolf Hitler for Germany, Foreign Minister Galeazzo Ciano for Italy and Japanese ambassador to Germany Saburo Kurusu for the Empire of Japan.