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  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
    The invasion happened a week after the non agression pact. German forces invaded Poland from the north, south, and west.
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  • France surrenders

    France surrenders
    In three weeks france surrendered to the Nazis. The Gemans entered through Belgium when the French thought they would only come from the German border.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The japanese bombed U.S navel ships, the supprise attak lasted only two hours but left 2,403 dead, 188 destroyed planes and 14 ships sunken.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was fought over and near the tiny U.S. mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The battle of stalingrad lasted from july 17, 1942 to february 2, 1943. It is believed this was the turning point in the war.
  • D-day

    Invasion of Normandy, France by both airborn troops at midnight, and with troops, by sea, landing on the 50 mile long beach of Normandy.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    United States fought for and captured Iwo Jima from Japan. The U.S. goal was to capture the two airfields on Iwo Jima
  • Hitler dead

    Hitler dead
    The death of Adolf Hitler happened in Berlin during the battle with Britian. He committed suicide by ingesting poison.
  • V-E day

    V-E day
    The date when the World War II Allies accepted the surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany.
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima

    Atomic bomb on Hiroshima
    A B-29 bomber named Enola Gay took off from the island of Tinian and headed northwest toward Japan. At 8:15 a.m, Hiroshima time, the Enola Gay released ,Little Boy, its 9,700-pound uranium bomb, over the city. Little Boy detonated 1,900 feet above the city.