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  • 1,947 BCE

    Cold War

    Cold War
    The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc and powers in the Western Bloc.
  • Holocaust

    Holocaust
    The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide in which some six million European Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, and the World War II collaborators with the Nazis.
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Poland Campaign (German: Polenfeldzug) or Fall Weiss in Germany (Case White), was a joint invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, the Free City of Danzig, and a small Slovak contingent, that marked the beginning of World War II
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
    Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, is called to replace Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister following the latter’s resignation after losing a confidence vote in the House of Commons.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    Germany sought, by deploying troops to Romania and Bulgaria, to aid Italy by attacking Greece from the east; while the British landed troops and aircraft to shore up Greek defences
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    Under the codename Operation "Barbarossa," Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, in the largest German military operation of World War II
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    Military aid to Britain was greatly facilitated by the Lend-Lease Act.
  • battle of britain

    battle of britain
    was a military campaign of the Second World War, when the Royal Air Force (RAF) defended the United Kingdom (UK) against the German Air Force.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory.
  • Japanese internment camps

    Japanese internment camps
    Americans in the United States during World War II was the forced relocation and incarceration in camps in the western interior
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    The British prevented a second advance by the Axis forces into Egypt.
  • Guadalcanal

    Guadalcanal
    The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower, originally applying only to an operation to take the island of Tulagi by Allied forces
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    The Tehran Conference was a strategy meeting of Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill.
  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    was the German invasion of France
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and code named the Argonaut Conference,
  • F.D.R’s death

    F.D.R’s death
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States
  • Mussolini’s assassination

    Mussolini’s assassination
    he "official"[1] version of events is that Mussolini was shot by Walter Audisio, a communist partisan who used the nom de guerre of "Colonel Valerio".
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    Adolf Hitler killed himself by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The Potsdam Conference was held at Cecilienhof, the home of Crown Prince Wilhelm, in Potsdam, occupied Germany
  • Atomic bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Atomic bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    The United States, at the order of President Harry S. Truman, dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    he United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.
  • Nuremburg Trials

    Nuremburg Trials
    The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals, held by the Allied forces after World War II, which were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $13 billion
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Berlin Blockade was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War.
  • McArthur’s plan for Japan

    McArthur’s plan for Japan
    The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    at physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American ballistic missile
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