Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany also known as the Third Reich (German: Drittes Reich), but officially called German Reich (German: Deutsches Reich) from 1933 to 1943 and Greater German Reich (German: Großdeutsches Reich) from 26 June 1943 onward, is the name commonly used to refer to the state of Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 from 1933 to 1945, when it was a totalitarian dictatorship ruled by Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party , commonly referred to as the Nazi Party). He was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and head of state from 1934 to 1945...

 and his Nazi Party.

1933    Construction of Dachau, the first Nazi Germany concentration camp, is completed.

1933    The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established.

1933    Nazi Germany withdraws from The League of Nations.

1933    Albert Einstein, fleeing Nazi Germany, moves to the U.S..

1933    Adolf Hitler withdraws Nazi Germany from the League of Nations

1934    Nazi Germany passes the "Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring".

1934    The Nazis assassinate Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss in a failed coup attempt.

1935    Nazi Germany adopts a new national flag with the swastika.

1937    Hindenburg disaster: The German zeppelin ''Hindenburg'' catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey. Thirty-six people are killed.

1938    ''Anschluss:'' German troops occupy Austria.