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World War 2

By esweezy
  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
    Hitler's reasoning to enter Poland was to sign a nonagression pact with Poland in January 1934. This would neutralize the possibility of a French-Polish Military alliance against Germany. However, Hitler soon decided to create the Germany-Soviet Act which would allow Germany to attack Poland without fearing Soviet intervention
  • Invasion of Holland

    This invasion was base don Blitzkreig meaning it was swift and devastating. Six days later, Holland surrendered
  • Coventry Blitz

    Coventry Blitz
    Germany opened a series of bombing raids on Coventry. It was intended to destroy all of the countrys factories and industrial infrastructure.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The attack was a surprise conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy.The attack was intended to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from inrterfering with military actions the Japanese Empire was planning against the United Kingdom, Netherland and U.S.
  • Japanese American Interment

    Japanese American Interment
    President Roosevelt signed the Japanese American Interment in 1942. This would relocate 110,000 Japanese Americans and Japanse who live along the Pacific Coast to "Relocation Camps".
  • Italy Surrenders

    Italy Surrenders
    The prime minister of Italy surrendered on order of the king. Italian soldiers refused to join Germany and most became prisoners of war. Most italians saw this as "the end" and mourned greatly.
  • D-Day

    "Operation Overlord" was what they called the invasion of Normandy. Allied forces conducted two assults on the germans; An airborne assult and troops . The Germans thought this to be some type of decoy and expected the actual landing somewhere else.
  • Bomb Plot

    Bomb Plot
    This was not the first plot to kill hitler. An Senior German Army Officer planned to end world war 2 by killing hitler, his plan, though I have not been able to find it, falied and shortly afterward Hitler adressed the German people.
  • Liberation of Paris

    Liberation of Paris
    The Liberation of Paris was considered the last battle of the Campaign of Normandy and the conclusion of "Operation Overlord". It was brought up by the French Resistance and recieved help from the Free French Army of Liberation.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    Bombing of Hiroshima
    The first boming in Hiroshima occured on August 6 1945 during the final stages of World War 2. The second occured on August 9 1945. The bombing was a result of Japans neglegence to surrender in the Potsdam Declarationon July 26 1945. By order, president Truman dropped the weapon "little boy".