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World War II TimeToast Timeline

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  • The Holocaust Begins

    The Holocaust Begins
    Nazi are gaining power.
  • The European War

    The European War
    Germany's bullying diplomacy with Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Lithuania failed to quench her ambition. Soon, she would instigate a war that would cover the entire European continent.
  • Second Sino-Japanese War

    Second Sino-Japanese War
    The war started due to a military conflict between the Republic of China and Empire of Japan. This war ended on September 9, 1945.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    This marked the start of World War II. France and Britain delcared war on Germany.
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  • Tha Atlantic War

    Tha Atlantic War
    Not unlike the Great War only a generation before, as soon as hostilities broke out in Europe the Atlantic was filled with German vessels. If they could sever Britain's supply lines, they might be able to starve the island nation into submission.
  • The Winter War

    The Winter War
    This was was based on a dispute between the Soviet Union and Findland.
  • Germany Invades the Netherlands

    Germany Invades the Netherlands
    This battle was the first battle to test the German Luftwaffe. The battle ended on May 14, 1940.
  • France Surrenders to Germany

    France Surrenders to Germany
    France surrendered after Germany had attacked and taken over part of France. France became divided after they signed the armistice.
  • Selective Service Draft

    Selective Service Draft
    This draftnad men from 21 to 35 to jion in the military forces.
  • Number of Men that Served From Pennsylvania

    Number of Men that Served From Pennsylvania
    During the war, 1.2 million Americans from Pennsylvania served.
  • Women are Allowed to Join the Armed Forces

    Women are Allowed to Join the Armed Forces
    Women where legally allowed to join the Armed Forces.
  • The Pacific War

    The Pacific War
    With attacks on Malaya, Pearl Harbor, Philippines, Guam, and Wake, Japan drew United States and her allies into the Pacific War. Previously unknown locales such as Guadalcanal and Peleliu would become household names.
  • Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor to weaken the U.S navy. The U.S declared war on Japan the day after of the attack because they believed it was a planned attack.
  • Battle of MIdway

    Battle of MIdway
    This battle, was fought over the U.S mid-Pacific base at Midway, represented the high strategic high water markof Japan's Pacific Ocean war. The battle lasted until June 7.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
    The battle last from July 17, 1942 to Feb. 2, 1943. This battle stopped Germany's advancement into the Soviet Union and turned the tide in favor of the Allies.
  • Victory Gardens

    Victory Gardens
    Victory Gardens started in the year 1943 and where used until the end of WWII. These gardens where used to increase food supply.
  • D-Day

    On this day operation Overload went into play. This was the invasion of Europe by the Allied Expeditionary forces against the Germans occupiers.
  • Allies Liberate Paris

    Allies Liberate Paris
    Once the Americans broke out of the Norman hedgegrows, they started their way to Paris.This day was known as one of the most romantic days in history because of the rejoicing of the Parisans.
  • The Battle of Bulge

    The Battle of Bulge
    The battle was fought during the winter month's of 1944-1945. This was the last attempt by Hitler to seperate the Allies.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
    This battle lasted until March 26, 1945. The main goal of this attack by the Americans was to capture it. Which they did successfully.
  • FDR Dies

    FDR Dies
    Towards the end of the War FDR's health had declined. He went to Warm Springs, Georgia to relax. After two weeks of relaxtion, FDR died from a massive cerebral hemorrhage.
  • Truman Becomes President

    Truman Becomes President
    Truman takes FDR's position as president. To end the war, Truman ordered for an atomic bomb to hit Japan.
  • Hitler Commits Suicide

    Hitler Commits Suicide
    Hitler killed himself in Berlin by gunshot and cyainde poisoning.
  • The Holocaust Ends

    The Holocaust Ends
    When War World II ended the Holocaust ended.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    This event marks the formal celebration of the Allies' victory in Europe.
  • Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

    Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima
    Truman decided to use the bomb because he believed it would shorten the war. Everything in a one mile radius, from where the bomb was dropped, was destroyed.
  • Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

    Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki
    This attack was taken place three days after Hiroshima. It exploded about 1,625 ft above the ground, and was believed to have destroyed the whole city.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    This was the victory over Japan. Also it ended the World War II.
  • Death of Soldiers During World War 2

    Death of Soldiers During World War 2
    By the end of War World II 22 billion soldiers died.