28 May 1938
  • Adolf Hitler ordered the military to prepare for an invasion of Czechoslovakia and ordered the mobilization of 96 divisions; the preparation was to complete by 2 Oct 1938. ww2dbase [Munich Conference and the Annexation of Sudetenland | CPC]
  • Ousted Austrian Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg, who had been under house arrest since 12 Mar 1938, was moved to the Gestapo headquarters in Vienna, occupied Austria. ww2dbase [CPC]
China Germany
  • Adolf Hitler ordered Fritz Todt to build the Westwall on Germany's borders with the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | Fritz Todt | AC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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