World War II

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  • Japan invades Manchuria.

    Japan invades Manchuria.
  • Germany incorporates Austria in the Anschluss.

    Germany incorporates Austria in the Anschluss.
  • Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and France sign the Munich agreement

    Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and France sign the Munich agreement
    It orces the Czechoslovak Republic to cede the Sudetenland, including the key Czechoslovak military defense positions, to Nazi Germany.
  • France and Great Britain guarantee the integrity of the borders of the Polish state.

    France and Great Britain guarantee the integrity of the borders of the Polish state.
  • The Soviet Union invades Poland from the east.

    The Soviet Union invades Poland from the east.
  • US troops halt the Japanese island-hopping advance towards Australia at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

    US troops halt the Japanese island-hopping advance towards Australia at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.
  • US and British troops land at several points on the beaches of Algeria and Morocco in French North Africa.

    US and British troops land at several points on the beaches of Algeria and Morocco in French North Africa.
    The failure of the Vichy French troops to defend against the invasion enables the Allies to move swiftly to the western border of Tunisia, and triggers the German occupation of southern France on November 11.
  • US and British troops land on Sicily.

    By mid-August, the Allies control Sicily.
  • British and US troops successfully land on the Normandy beaches of France, opening a “Second Front” against the Germans.

  • US troops land in the Philippines.

    US troops land in the Philippines.
  • US troops cross the Rhine River at Remagen.

  • The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.