WWII in Europe

  • Germany Invades Poland

    This invasion lead to the declaration of war on Germany by Britian and France. Poland was defeated by Germany within a month. This was the first major victory for the Axis Powers.
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    WWII (Europe)

  • Britian and France Declare War on Germany

  • Nazis Invasion

    Nazis reach out and invade France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
    Winston Churchill also became prime minister of Britian.
  • Italian Declarations of War

    Italy declares war on both France and Britian.
  • Peace in Paris

    France signs a peace treaty with Germany
  • Daylight Raids

    The Allied troops bombed Britian in an attempt to stop the war from growing larger. This attempt had little effect.
  • German Blitz

    Germans attack Britain using a Blitz style fighting. This fighting consisted of heavy attacks that seem to come non-stop.
  • Tripartite Pact

    This pact created a promise to fight together between Italy, Japan, and Germany.
  • Land-Lease Act

    The United States now aids the Allies without declaring war.
  • Embargo

    The United States enforce an oil embargo against Axis powers (mostly Japan).
  • Atlantic Charter

    Signed by Roosevelt and Churchill and created a stronger union between the two countries.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, which will push the States to join the Allies powers.
  • Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad begins, this battle would result in German defeat. Germans would be forced to retreat back into Germany and the Allied Forces come closer into Germany.
  • Change in Italian Government

    Mussolini is taken out of office and arrested.
    Negotations began with the Allies as Badoglio takes power.
  • Italy Declares War

    Italy declares war on Germany as the Allies quickly turn the war around and begin to crumble the Axis powers.
  • D-day

    Allied troops land on the Northern coast of France and begin the path to invade Germany.
  • End

    Germany (and Berlin) is divided into sections all controlled by Allied powers.
  • United Nations founded