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16 Mar 1920

  • Adolf Hitler took his first flight traveling from Augsburg for Berlin, Germany. The aircraft ran out of fuel unexpectedly and had to make an emergency landing before reaching Berlin. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | Augsburg | CPC]
10 Jul 1921

  • Adolf Hitler traveled to Augsburg, Germany to attend a political meeting to which he did not receive an invitation. He would immediately clash with fellow party members. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | Augsburg | CPC]
11 Jul 1921

  • Adolf Hitler quit the Nazi Party due to disagreements with the party executive committee. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | Augsburg | CPC]
12 May 1936

  • The first prototype of the Messerschmitt Bf 110 made its maiden flight from Augsburg-Haunstetten, Germany, with test pilot Rudolf Opitz at the controls. ww2dbase [Bf 110 | Augsburg | AC]
25 Feb 1944

19 Jul 1944

28 Apr 1945

  • US Seventh Army captured Augsburg, Germany. ww2dbase [Augsburg | TH]
27 Nov 1950

  • Ilse Koch's trial before the Assize Court at Augsburg, West Germany began. ww2dbase [Ilse Koch | Augsburg | CPC]
11 Jan 1951

  • Ilse Koch fainted during her trial in Augsburg, Germany. ww2dbase [Ilse Koch | Augsburg | CPC]

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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Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939

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