Timeline of World War II

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  • Italian invasion of Ethiopia

    Italian invasion of Ethiopia
    Dictator, Mussolini invaded Ethiopia, Africa's one of 3 indepedent country. He attacked without declaring war. Ethopian`s soear and swords were no match for Italian poison gas, tanks, and guns. Eventhough this bother countries like Great Britain, They chose the policy of appeasement to avoid anymore trouble in Europe.
  • Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Civil War
    Spain was a monarchy until they adopted a republic government. This was a downfall for the country. In july 1936 many army leaders wanted a Fascist Government and joined Francisco Franco in a revolt. Which began the civil war that went on for three years. Then Hitler and Mussolini helped Franco by sending airplanes, tanks, and troops. On the republican side there were very little help and in 1939 the republican side collaspe. Franco became Spain's dictator.
  • Rape of Nanjing in China

    Rape of Nanjing in China
    The Japanese Imperial Army seized Nanjing, China killed chinese citizens and capitulated soldiers during the Sino-Japanese War . The number of chinese in the rape were over 300,000.
  • German annexation of the Sudetenland

    German annexation of the Sudetenland
    Like any Fascist leader Hitler wanted to invade more land to expand his land. Eventhough it was disobeying the treaty of versailles. Britain and France again chose appeasement to avoid war and keep peace in europe.
  • German invasion of poland

    German invasion of poland
    In consiquence of british and french appeasement, lead to another of Germany's attempt to conquer. Poland was the target; Hitler attacked by using his strategy of blitzkrieg, plan to strike his opponents so severly that they would be little resistance.
  • Frnace and Great Britain Declare war on Germany

    during Hitler's invasion of Poland, Great Britain and France had sworn to defend Poland. They order Germany withdraw from Poland and He decline to respond. It was then that Great Britain Prime minister declare war on sept 3 1939.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese plan to attack the U.S fleet at Pearl Harbor. They killed 2,300 american and wounded over 1100 americans. They sunk and damaged 19 ships including 8 battleships. The next day president Roosevelt address congress. He declare "a date which will live in infany". They agreed to his declaration of war on Japan.
  • El Alamein

    El Alamein
    The Alamein was the second battle in war world II in North Africa.
  • Stalingrad

    It was a turning point in Europe. The battle at Stalingrad bled the German army dry in Russia and after this defeat, the Germany Army was in full retreat.
  • D-day

    D-Day is a military term designating the start of a military operation. The D-day in modern history refers to what happened on June 6th, 1944. This operation, officially named Overlord, was scheduled to take place on June 4th, but a storm caused Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to postpone it one day.