Visual Timeline of WWI and WWII

Timeline created by edisonchenw
  • Francis Ferdinand assassinated at sarajevo

    Francis Ferdinand assassinated at sarajevo
    Francis Ferdinand assassinated at sarajevo
  • This day is the turning point for Great Britain

    This day is the turning point for Great Britain
    Germany's invasion on beigium, a neutral territory - Britain enters war
  • Britain declared war. Canda is automatically at war.

    Britain declared war. Canda is automatically at war.
    Britain declared war. Canada is automatically at war.
  • First Battle of Ypres

    First Battle of Ypres
    First Battle of Ypres
  • Allied troops landed in Gallipoli

    Allied troops landed in Gallipoli
    Allied troops landed in Gallipoli
  • The "lusitania" was sunk by a German U-boat

    The "lusitania" was sunk by a German U-boat
    The " Lusitania" was suck by a German U-boat
  • Italy declared war on Germany and Austria

    Italy declared war on Germany and Austria
    Italy declared war on Germany and Austria
  • Conscription introduced in Britain

    Conscription introduced in Britain
    Conscription introduced in Britain
  • This day is the turning point for France

    This day is the turning point for France
    Battle of Somma - heavey casualties for French troops
  • Britain launched a major offensive on the western Front

    Britain launched a major offensive on the western Front
    Britain launched a major offensive on the western Front
  • This day is the turning point of Russia

    This day is the turning point of Russia
    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk - Bolshevik army signs peace treaty with Germany and withdrew from war offically
  • The Battle of Amiens. The beginning of what is known as Canda's hundred Days

    The Battle of Amiens. The beginning of what is known as Canda's hundred Days
    The Battle of Amiens. The beginning of what is known as Canda's hundred Days
  • Kaiser William II abadicated

    Kaiser William II abadicated
    Kaiser William II abadicated
  • This day is the turning point for Germany

    This day is the turning point for Germany
    Germany sign an armistice with the Allies - the offical date of the end of world war one
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    1.Reparation payments by Germany caused economic inflation
    2.Germany's military greatly restricted
    3.War Guilt Clause - Germany accepted all balme for starting war
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
    Hitler invades Poland
  • Warsaw surrenders

    Warsaw surrenders
    Warsaw surrenders
  • Evacuation of Dunkirk

    Evacuation of Dunkirk
    Evacuation of Dunkirk
  • France signs armistice with Germany

    France signs armistice with Germany
    France signs armistice with Germany
  • Battle of Britain starts

    Battle of Britain starts
    Battle of Britain starts
  • Operations Barbarossa, Germany invades the Soviet Union

    Operations Barbarossa, Germany invades the Soviet Union
    Operations Barbarossa, Germany invades the Soviet Union
  • Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour

    Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour
    Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour
  • German surrender at Stalingrad

    German surrender at Stalingrad
    German surrender at Stalingrad
  • Allied invasion of Normandy

    Allied invasion of Normandy
    Allied invasion of Normandy
  • Unconditional surrender of Germany

    Unconditional surrender of Germany
    Unconditional surrender of Germany
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    July 17th to August 7th, 1945 - Potsdam Conference
  • Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    August 6th and 9th, 1945 - Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • Unconditional surrender of Japan

    Unconditional surrender of Japan
    Unconditional surrender of Japan