By nav2013
  • Nazi Invasion of Poland

    The German army invade Poland defeating the Polish army withing weeks. Two days later Briatain and France declare war on Germany.
  • Rationing in the UK

    Because the Germans wanted to weaken Britain they attaked the ships that brought food to England. Because of this everybody was introduced a ration book to survive
  • Battle of Dunkirk

    French and British troops expect German army to invade France from the east. Catching the Allies by surprise and their blitzkrieg strategy Germany occupies France within six weeks.
  • Battle of Britain

    Hitler tells German forces to invade Britain by air. This resulted in the British victory and Hitler had to postpone invasion plans.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Hitler begins the invasion of Russia. Germany and their allies divided their forces into three groups and invaded the Soviet Union to take control of Russia.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor in a surprise attack sending two fleets of planes at different times. By 9:55 AM it was over leaving 2,403 dead, 188 destroyed planes and a crippled Pacific Fleet.
  • Battle of Midway

    In an effort to destroy the U.S Pacific Airfleet carrier, Yamamoto launched a suprise attack. However, Admiral Nimitz knew about this and had his carriers be ready and ambush the Japanese. This led to an American naval victory and marked a turning point in Pacific War.
  • D-Day Invasion

    Allied forces land on Normandy, France to liberate Europe from Germany. The Allied forces were able to move inland even with the heavy force from the German forces. Failure to defend Normandy doomed Hitler's idea of a controlled Europe and marked the beginning of the end for Germany.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    In an effort to break up the alliance between the U.S, Britain, and France, Hitler launched a massive attack. The Allies were bombarded and were followed by a armored attack. The Germans were successful for the first two days, but since they were low on fuel they had to leave their tanks. The Allies counter attacked and won the battle.
  • First Atomic Bomb dropped on Japan

    The U.S dropped the first atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. After this the Japanese government surrendered to the U.S and its allies ending the war.