World War II

  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
  • United States Claims Neutrality

    United States Claims Neutrality
  • Escape from Prague

    Escape from Prague
    Josef Kavalier enlists Kornblums help to escape Prauge
  • Allies Declare War on Germany

    Allies Declare War on Germany
  • Auschwitz

    the first prisoners arrive
  • Kavalier and Clay Partnership

    Kavalier and Clay Partnership
    They have the best year yet. Earning between $12-$15 million
  • Gassing

    The first gassing of prisoners at Auschwitz occurs
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacks the United States Pacific Fleet
  • D-Day

  • Auschwitz Liberated

    Auschwitz Liberated
    It is liberated by the Red Army
  • Hitler Committs Suicide

    Hitler Committs Suicide
  • Hiroshima

    Atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima
  • Japan Surrenders

    Japan Surrenders
    Japan surrenders after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • World War II Ends

    World War II Ends
    Surrender documents were signed on board the battleship the USS Missouri
  • Nuremberg Trials Start

    Nuremberg Trials Start