World war ii


  • Nazis invasion of poland

    Nazis invasion of poland
    Hitler invades Poland on 1 September. Britain and France declare war on Germany two days later. the reason why Germany invaded poland was In 1918-19, after World War 1, a large part of Germany was transferred to Poland. In most of these regions the population was ethnically mixed and some of the area was largely German. Hitler wanted the territory
  • The Invasion Of poland

    The Invasion Of poland
    Norway was invaded by Nazi Germany on April 9th 1940. Hitler had issued the order for the invasion of Norway on March 1st under the code word “Weserübung”. The order also included the invasion and occupation of Denmark. It was the start of war in Western Europe - and an end to the 'Phoney War.
  • The Battle of Dunkirk

    The Battle of Dunkirk
    The Battle of Dunkirk was a battle in the Second World War between the Allies and Germany. A part of the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation of British and allied forces in Europe from 24 May to 4 June 1940.
  • Battle Of Britain

    Battle Of Britain
    The Battle of Britain was the first step in the invasion of England by the Nazis. For an invasion to be successful Germany needed to have control over the channel. Without air superiority any invasion fleet they sent would be sunk, the beaches would be death traps for any soldiers who survived the trip across the channel and they'd be trapped without supplies on those beaches.
  • Stalingrad

    On June 22, 1941, four million troops poured over the Russian border. Within one month, over two and half million Russians had been killed, wounded or captured. The Germans made tremendous advances into Russia into portions of Moscow, Leningrad, and Stalingrad.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, was attacked by Japanese torpedo and bomber planes on December 7, 1941, at 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time. The sneak attack sparked outrage in the American populace, news media, government and the world. On December 8, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the American Congress, and the nation, to detail the attack. In that address, the president asked Congress to pass a declaration of war
  • The battle of Midway

    The battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway, fought over and near the tiny U.S. mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll, represents the strategic high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war. After Midway, the two opposing fleets were essentially equals, and the United States soon took the offensive.
  • The battle of berlin

    The battle of berlin
    The Battle of Berlin was a British bombing campaign on Berlin from November 1943-March 1944. The campaign was not limited to solely to Berlin. Other German cities were attacked to prevent concentration of defences in Berlin, and Bomber Command had other responsibilities and operations to conduct
  • D-Day

    On D-Day, June 6, 1944 , General Dwight Eisenhower led U.S. and Allied troops in an invasion of Normandy, France. The armies fought their way through France and Belgium and into Germany while Russian troops fought from the east. On May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered.
  • The Fist atomic bomb dropped on Japan

    The Fist atomic bomb dropped on Japan
    The Japanese fought on even after the war in Europe ended. Truman decided to use the newly developed atomic bomb to end the war quickly and prevent more U.S. casualties. The Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945, killing about 78,000 people and injuring 100,000 more. On August 9, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, killing another 40,000 people.