world war 2

  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler
    Adolf started the national socialist German workers aka the nazi party. In 1925 the first version on mein kampf which he wrote while he were in prison. Adolf were the main reason for the Second World War to begin.
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  • Mussonini and Fascism

    Mussonini and Fascism
    "Italy wants peace, work, and calm. I will give These things with love if possible, with force if necessary. "
    Benito Mussolini
  • Josef Stalin and the comunism

    Josef Stalin and the comunism
    Josef Stalin grabs control of the soviet union and squelches all opposition after V. I. Lenin, founder of the communist regime, dies.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Kellogg-Briand Pact
    International agreement not to use war as an instrument of national policy.
  • Leader of U.S. Franklin Roosevelt

    Leader of U.S. Franklin Roosevelt
    Was elected president in 1932
  • Holocaust

    The systematic murder of 11 milion people across Europe, more that half of whom were Jews.
  • Neutrality Acts

    Neutrality Acts
    there where also signed three other neutrality acts in 1936, 1937, and 1939 to keep the US out of the war.
  • Troops building up in the Rhineland

    Troops building up in the Rhineland
    Hitler sent troops into the german region Rhineland who border up to France and Belgium
  • troup build up in Ethiopia

    troup build up in Ethiopia
    Italy invades Ethopia
  • Quarantine speech

    Quarantine speech
    the Quarantine Speech were a speech given by the US president Franklin Roosevelt on October 5 1937 in Chicago
  • German troops march into Austria

    German troops march into Austria
    US and the rest of the world did nothing
  • Munich Pact

    Munich Pact
    Hitler fooled the British prime minister and the French premier to sign the Munich Pact.
  • Neville Chamberlain ''Peace with Honor''

    Neville Chamberlain ''Peace with Honor''
    ''My friends,... There has come back from Germany peace with honor.'' Neville Chamberlain
  • Winston Churchill- Appeasement

    Winston Churchill- Appeasement
    Churchchill thought signing the munich pact was the same as giving up principles to pacifi an aggressor. he said France and England had to chose between war or dishonor.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristalnacht means crystal night- the night of broken glass- gangs og Nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses, and synagogues across Germany.
  • Leader of Spain Francisco Franco

    Leader of Spain Francisco Franco
    Spain were neutral during second World War
  • Concentration camps

    Concentration camps
    The Jews that didnt escape was arrested and taken to concentration camps where they were forced to work and if they werent able to work they were killed. some of the big concentration camps was auswitch and dachau
  • Nonaggression Pact

    Nonaggression Pact
    Soviet Union and Germany signed a nonaggression pact
  • Blitzkrieg

    germany began blitzkrieg with germany. it was a surprise attack and then quickly crush all opponents.
  • Soviets invade Finland

    Soviets invade Finland
    Soviet invadet Finland but Finland fighted back and it took 3 cold winter months until Soviet finally won
  • The election of 1940

    The election of 1940
    Roosevelt said that the Americans wouldnt go into the war except in case of attack
  • Germany invades Denmark and Norway

    Germany invades Denmark and Norway
    Htler made an surprise attack on Denmark and Norway and used the excuse that it was to protect the countries freedom and independence
  • Germany inade Belgium, Netherlands and Luxenburg

    Germany inade Belgium, Netherlands and Luxenburg
    After Denmark and Norway was inviaded the German blitzkrig was turned to Belgium, Netherlands and Luxenburg
  • Germany and Italy invade France

    Germany and Italy invade France
    Germany outnumbered and outgunned the French and when Italy started to help Germany it didnt take long before the French surendered
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Luftwaffe made bombing runs over Britain for two solid months up to a 1000 flights a night. At first the Germans was focused on the aircraft factories and airfields but ended up going for the cities. on september 17 the Germans called of the invation of Britain
  • Axis powers

    Axis powers
    Germany, Japan, and Italy where known as the axis powers because they signed the Tripartite Pact.
  • Lend-Lease

    The congress passed the Lend-Lease act in 1941 and supported it with $7 billion. in all the US spent $50 billion under the act
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    Roosevelt and Churchill meet and made the document the Atlantic Charter. they wrote the causes that World War Two was Fought.
  • Selective Service

    Selective Service
    The amount of people who wanted to join the army and be heroes were huge. People who were doing bad in school saw this as a grat chance to show that they where good at something and make their parents proud.
  • Leader of Japan-Hideki Tojo

    Leader of Japan-Hideki Tojo
    Hideki Tojo took the power of Japan in October 1941. he was discribed him as smart, hardboiled, resourceful.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Early in the morning Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. It was a stunning victory for Japan. They had sunk or badly damaged 18 ships. About 350 planes had been destroyed or severely damaged. some 2400 people had died, and another 1178 had been wounded.
  • War Plans w/ Churchill & FDR

    War Plans w/ Churchill & FDR
    Churchill came to the white house and spent the next 3 weeks working out war plans with FDR. They chose that the defeat of Germany was the Allies first priority.
  • Industrial Response

    Industrial Response
    The nations automobile plants had been retooled ito produce tanks, planes, boats, and command cars.
  • Internment of Japanese

    Internment of Japanese
    The government evauated Asian American because they were afraid that they were spies.
  • The Battle of the Atlantic

    The Battle of the Atlantic
    Hitler ordered submarines raids against ships along the aerican East Coast. After seven months the German Wolf Packs had destroyed a total of 681 Alied ships in the Atlantic.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
    The Germans were like a unstopable train until they came to Stalingrad they fought long and hard but Stalin ordered to do everything to not loose the city. Germany had most parts of Stalingrad but the russians keept on fighting and never gave up and in the end Germany surendered.
  • Philippines, Corregidor, Doughlas Macarthur

    Philippines, Corregidor, Doughlas Macarthur
    In the Philippines, 80,000 American and Philipino troops comanded by General Doughlas Macarthur held out against 200,000 invaiding japanese troops for four months. But in the end Macarthur was ordered to abandon the Philippines.
  • The Battle of the Coral Sea

    The Battle of the Coral Sea
    A combined American and Australian fleet intercepted a Japanese strike force aimed at Austrailia. This confrontation established a new type of naval warfare.
  • Women's Auxilary Army Corps (WAAC)

    Women's Auxilary Army Corps (WAAC)
    ´´There is unnumerable duties now being performed by soldiers that could actually be performed better by women´´ George Marshal. 13,000 women applied to join the army on the first day the application were available. in all 250,000 served the army.
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
    America was outnumbered four to one in ships and planes but they still attacked Japan in the battle of midway and with succes.
  • A. Phillip Randolph

    A. Phillip Randolph
    A. Phillip Randolph organised a march on washigton. Randolph called on blacks everywhere to come to the capital to march under the banner ''We Loyal Colored Americans Demand The Right To Work And Fight For Our Country.''
  • Guardalcanal

    19,000 marines stormed Guardalcanal in the Solomon Islands. This was Japans first defeat on land but not its last
  • The North African Front

    The North African Front
    Stalin wanted the Americans and the British to a second front on the Western Europe. They didnt think they had enough troops to do that so they invaded Axis controled North Africa.
  • The Italian Campaign

    The Italian Campaign
    The Alied thought that the best place to attack would be Italy it started good but ended up being a long fight who ended in 1945.
  • D-Day

    D-Day' >Youtube video</a>The attack on Normandy where the biggest land-sea-air opperation in the history.
  • The Battle of Leyte Gulf & Kamikazes

    The Battle of Leyte Gulf & Kamikazes
    The Japanese threw all their entire fleet into the battle for Leute Gulf. They also tested a new tactic called Kamikaze where pilot would crash their bomb laden planes into Allied ships.
  • The Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge
    The Americans captured their first German town in october and Hitler responded back with a surprising counterattack. The Germans brooke through the alied lines and hoped to shut down the Americans suplies.
  • Nuremberg War Trials

    Nuremberg War Trials
    The Nuremberg Trials were the punishment to big nazi leaders 12 were sentenced to death penalty.
  • Yalta

    Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill had a meeting at the Soviet city of Yalta where they made a number of important desicions one of them where to create a new peace keeping body the United Nations (UN).
  • The battle of Iwo Jima

    The battle of Iwo Jima
    The Americans wanted the island Iwo Jima so they could reach Japan with heavy loaded bombers. It was a really heavy defended with 20,700 Japanese in tunels ang caves. when America was doe with the island there was only 200 Japanese people left.
  • The Battle of Okinawa

    The Battle of Okinawa
    Okinawa was the last defensive outpost. more than 7,600 American lost their life but the Japanese lost 110,000 lives.
  • Harry Truman becomes President

    Harry Truman becomes President
    Roosevelt died while posing for a portrait in Warm Springs Georgia. Truman took over.
  • Unconditional Surrender/V-E Day

    Unconditional Surrender/V-E Day
    The Soviet had stormed berlin everyone knew the war was lost for Germany. Hitler prepared for the end and wrote his last address to the German people in the address he blamed the Jews for starting the war and his generals for loosing it.
  • Potsdam

    Truman, Stalin, and Churchill meet in potsdam and disided to divide Germany into 4 zones or sectors.
  • The Manhattan Project

    The Manhattan Project
    The Manhattan project was the building of atom bombs. People had many fears for the atom bombs one where that it would set the athmosphere on fire.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Japan's leaders hesitated to surender so Truman ordered the first bomb named little boy to hit Hiroshima. Japan still wouldnt surender and the second bomb named fat man was dropped on nagasaki. By the end of the year 200,000 had died as a result of injuries and radiation poisoning.