Case studies of Nazi occupation

Map showing the extent of German occupation, 1942.

The following section provides a detailed overview of the events that followed the German invasion or control of a number of countries. These countries are:

France – invaded by Germany on 10th May 1940.

The Netherlands – Invaded by Germany on 10th May 1940.

Poland – Invaded by Germany on 1st September 1939.

Romania – allied to Germany from 5th July 1940.