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Wartime Time

  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    The invasion began on 1 September 1939. Ended 6 October 1939 with Germany and the Soviet Union dividing and annexing the whole of Poland.
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    Wartime Occurrences

    Pointing out the pivotal moments throughout World War 2 along with personal history during that era.
  • Sampson buys his first car

    Sampson buys his first car
    The car was made by Ford. The model was actually used & he usually carpooled.
  • Sally's a bride to be

    Sally's a bride to be
    Sally gets married. She marries into wealth while her brother is fronted money to start a small business. Though times were rough, fiscally, the business ended up doing well.
  • Uncle Charlie Dies

    Uncle Charlie Dies
    Charlie only lived to be 8 years old. He died of tuberculosis.
  • Rick starts the business

    Rick starts the business
    He loved pubs, so much in fact that he wanted to have an American pub with irish food and beverages. So because of his sister, he was able to put down a down payment along with insurance and whatnot for 3 months ahead of time in case he couldnt get his feet off the ground
  • The French Surrender

    The French Surrender
    The French Second Army Group, was under the command of General Pretelat. Who were responsible for surrendering the same day as the armistice as the cease-fire went into effect on 25 June 1940.
  • Jimbo gets his first job

    Jimbo gets his first job
    Jim is a half cousin through generations that was related to the Italian Balladino family. Though 3 generations of organized crime was in his blood, he was able to turn himself around & earn an honest living at a laundry mat.
  • Great Grandpap Dies

    Great Grandpap Dies
    He loved to hangout at his local barbershop and get a straight razor shave. Everyone loved him, including his famous barbecues. It is now known that he died of cancer.
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
    The attack was a major engagement of World War II and was a profound shock to the American people. "Operation Z" (as it was known within Imperial Japan) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
  • Geraldo the family dog gets injured

    Geraldo the family dog gets injured
    After all the deaths, such as Charlie & Great Grandfather, Geraldo is heart-broken and seems to daze in and out. One day he doesnt pay attention and he is hit by a taxi.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Japanese plan was to lure the United States' few remaining aircraft carriers into a trap. American codebreakers were able to determine the date and location of the attack, enabling the forewarned U.S. Navy to set up an ambush of its own.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    A major battle of World War II in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in southwestern Russia. The battle marked the turning of the tide of war in favour of the Allies.
  • Jimbo moves to Detroit

    Jimbo moves to Detroit
    Economically, Detroit was doing well and had many job oppurtunities. Jimbo would eventually settle down in Flint right outside of Detroit.
  • Half the family moves to Pittsburgh

    Half the family moves to Pittsburgh
    All the "Bineks" move to Pittsburgh. Any reason is completely unknown.
  • Aunt Sandara buys a house

    Aunt Sandara buys a house
    She lives down in Tennesee with 2 dogs. Bought the property that happened to come with a lake!
  • Protests the War

    Protests the War
    hes againstth war.
  • D Day (aka Allied Invasion of Normandy)

    D Day (aka Allied Invasion of Normandy)
    The operation was the largest amphibious invasion of all time, with over 160,000 troops landing on 6 June 1944. The assault was conducted in two phases: an air assault landing of 24,000 Allied airborne troops shortly after midnight, followed by an amphibious landing of Allied infantry
  • Liberation of Paris

    Liberation of Paris
    The liberation started with an uprising by the French Resistance against the German Paris garrison. The United States' 4th Infantry Division played the most substantial role of all Allied regiments.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    A major German offensive (die Ardennenoffensive), launched towards the end of World War II through the densely forested Ardennes Mountains region of Wallonia in Belgium. The majority of the German force executed a successful fighting withdrawal and escaped the battle area, although the fuel situation had become so dire that most of the German armor had to be abandoned.
  • Cousin Steve retires

    Cousin Steve retires
    After two decades in the mines, he decides to call it quits. A guy who wasnt crazy over settling down.
  • Jean Anne is born

    Jean Anne is born
    Jean Anee is the youngets of eight children. Her oldest brother (but not sibling) was Charlie.
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    Battle of Iwo Jima

    http://chsapush3.wikispaces.com/file/view/w2_iwo-jima2.jpg/34402483/w2_iwo-jima2.jpgThe 4th and 5th Marine Divisions were to land on the southeastern beach and initially focus on securing Mount Suribachi, the southern airfields, and the west coast. After running out of water, food, and most supplies, the Japanese troops became desperate towards the end of the battle. Kuribayashi realized that Japanese defeat was imminent.
  • Roosevelt's Death

    Roosevelt's Death
    April 12, 1945, FDR is deceased.
  • Hitler's Death

    Hitler's Death
    Hitler shot himself after ingesting cyanide poisoning. The autopsy recorded both gunshot damage to Hitler's skull and glass shards in his jaw.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    On 30 April Hitler committed suicide during the Battle of Berlin, and so the surrender of Germany was authorized by his replacement, President of Germany Karl Dönitz. The act of military surrender was signed on 7 May in Reims, France, and ratified on 8 May in Berlin, Germany.
  • the first nuclear weapons test of an atomic bomb

    the first nuclear weapons test of an atomic bomb
  • Hiroshima Bombing

    Hiroshima Bombing
    By executive order of President Harry S. Truman, the U.S. dropped the nuclear weapon "Little Boy" on the city of Hiroshima on Monday, August 6, 1945. On July 26, Truman and other allied leaders issued the Potsdam Declaration outlining terms of surrender for Japan. It was presented as an ultimatum and stated that without a surrender
  • Nagasaki Bombing

    Nagasaki Bombing
    The detonation of "Fat Man", as the explosive was called, over Nagasaki occurred on August 9. Within the first two to four months of the bombings, the acute effects killed 90,000–166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000–80,000 in Nagasaki
  • Japan Surrenders (aka "Victory over Japan Day")

    Japan Surrenders (aka "Victory over Japan Day")
    Though Emperor Hirohito's announcement of Japan's acceptance of the terms of the Potsdam Declaration was on August 15, 1945, the formal celebration day was on September 2nd. Since the European Axis Powers had surrendered three months earlier (V-E Day), V-J Day would be the official end of World War II.
  • My Grandmother and Grandfather meet for the first time

    My Grandmother and Grandfather meet for the first time
    When celebrating victory with parades and festivities, my grandparents find eachother and hit it off. Pap bought her a milkshakes which was her favorite desert. After, they kept in touch and became the best of friends.
  • The In-Law is Honorably Discharged

    The In-Law is Honorably Discharged
    "Cousin" Frankie was only 23 when he came home from serving in the Navy. Two days prior to Dday, he was wounded and is now partially blind.