World war ii

World War II

  • Nazi Invasion of Poland

    Nazi Invasion of Poland
    During that time Poland was easily defeated as they were still relying on horse back where as Germany already had tanks. Poland had no chance.
  • Germany invades Denmark and Norway

    Germany invades Denmark and Norway
    Hitler goes against the treaty he had with Denmark and invades Denmark along with Norway. :(
  • Mass murder of Jews

    Mass murder of Jews
    The mass murder of Jews in gas chambers at Auschwitz begins. In July, Nazis begin deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto to concentration camps. By September, only 60,000 Jews remain in the ghetto.
  • Germany's first surrender

    Germany's first surrender
    German forces surrender at Stalingrad — the first major defeat of a German army since the war began.
  • Jews resist going to concentration camps

    Jews resist going to concentration camps
    Jews in the Warsaw ghetto resist their deportation to concentration camps. Hitler’s Waffen-SS attacks on Passover, but resistance continues for a month
  • They are still in war!

    They are still in war!
    In 1944, the Western Allies invaded France, where as the Soviet Union regained all territorial losses and invaded the territory of Germany and its allies. The war in Europe ended with the capture of Berlin by Soviet troops and subsequent German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945. By that time, the Japanese Navy was defeated by the United States, and invasion of the Japanese Archipelago ("Home Islands") became imminent.
  • Nations Against Nations

    Nations Against Nations
    Eventually the “Big Three” agreed that Poland, Hungary, Romania, and the Baltics would fall into the Soviet Sphere of influence. Greece, Yugoslavia and Austria would be split between them; and France, Luxembourg, Holland, Denmark, and Norway would enter the American and British sphere of influence.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    At Yalta on the Crimea in February 1945, the “Big Three” decided how to govern postwar Europe. Stalin, whose nation had perhaps as many as twenty million dead by the time of the conference and a million more by the time the war was over, wanted lots of space between Russia and Germany to prevent another war. Roosevelt and Churchill.
  • The Capture of German Army

    The Capture of German Army
    Deposition of captured German Army standards near the Kremlin Walls during the Victory Parade.
  • The End Of The Chapter

    The End Of The Chapter
    The war ended with the total victory of the Allies over Germany and Japan in 1945. World War II left the political alignment and social structure of the world significantly altered. While the United Nations (UN) was established to foster international cooperation and prevent future conflicts (such as World War III), the Soviet Union and the United States emerged as rival superpowers, setting the stage for the Cold War, which would last for the next 46 years.