World War II

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  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    September 1, 1939 was a day that a stronger country came to devour them. Germany attacked from its own land to the west, from Czechoslovakia from the south and from the north from Prussia. They attacked very quickly without warning. It was a military term called Blitzkrieg or lighting war.
  • The Fall of Warsaw

    With Germany on the west and Russia on the east, it was not that hard to take over Warsaw. The major of Warsaw, Stefan Starzynski organized the citizens and fought back. They dug trenches
  • Finland and the Soviet Union

    Finland and the Soviet Union agree to a peace agreement (peace treaty)
  • Dynamo

    During the fall of Belguim it had trapped British forces. They could only escape back to european through the french coast called Dunkirk. They enrolled civilians to bring boats across and ended up rescing a grand total of over 300,000 men.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japan declares was on the United States and Britain. Japan bombed the navel base at Pearl Harbor in Hawii. Over 2000 Americans were killed. The US was then invoved in the war.
  • Germany declares war

    Nazi Germany and its Axis partners declare war on the United States.
  • Stalingrad

    It was a fight between Germany with its allies against the Soviets for control over Stalingrad which is located in southwestern Russia.
  • Ending the North African campaign

    Axis forces in Tunisia surrender to the Allies ending the North African campaign
  • D-DAY

    This was the biggest military assult in history. The Allies landed on the beaches. The worse battle was on Omaha beach where American soliders got shot up as they stepped off the boat.
  • Adolf Hitler commits suicide

    During the war when Germany was at a breaking point Hitler knew went ahead and killed himself in Berlin. His wife also killed her self after he did.
  • Germany surrenders to western Allies

    Germany surrenders to the Allies with Japan the only Axis power left in the war
  • The first Atomic Bomb dropped on Japn

    Fat Man was the name for the atomic bomb that was dropped over Nagasaki, Japan, by the United States. It was the second of the only two nuclear weapons to be used in warfare to date