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  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Started one week after the signing of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, It ended 6 October 1939 with Germany and the Soviet Union dividing and annexing the whole of Poland.
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  • France surrender to Germany

    Hitler unleashes his blitzkrieg invasion of the low countries and France with a fury. Within 3 weeks they surrendered
  • Japenese attack on Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack on the Americans isued by the Japenese
  • Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway was fought near the U.S. mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll, It represents the strategic high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad is considered to be the turning point in World War 2 . The battle at Stalingrad mad ethe German army go into retreat.
  • Harry S Truman called for a re-election of president

    Harry S Truman called for a re-election of president at Syria mosque.
  • Garbagemen call a strike

    After receiving a pay raise 290 garbagemen had their 8th strike in 3 years.
  • SMOG

    A weird thick smog covered the city and prevented many workers from going to work that day.
  • City creates own garbagemen

    The city hired garbagemen and they worked under the 80 man police squad for protection.
  • Garbagemen strike works

    After 11 days of the strike the city council passed ordinances to put the garbagemen under private contractors.
  • garbagemen back to work

    The garbagemen voted to return to work and had to remove 9000 tons of garbage that built up over the 20 striking period.
  • Orchestra

    The Pittsburgh city orchestra went on tour.
  • Medal of Honor recipient

    Sgt. Charles E, Kelly was Pittsburghs first M.O.H recipient.
  • Mrs. Roosevelt visits Pittsburgh again

    Mrs. Roosevelt visited Pittsburgh for the second time in 3 months. She spent the day touring the city.
  • $5,000,000 war bonds

    With the cities left over war bonds they bought a LST-750 ship
  • D-Day

    It was when the Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy which was a 50 foot mile long stretch of ocean. When they got on land the were met heavily with German artillary.
  • no strike war

    20,000 employees started a nonstrike pledge for the duration of the war.
  • war loan went over

    There was a $334,398,644 spending in fixing up the 19- county for Western Pennsylvania
  • wrongful survey

    The city raised $903,398,644 and only $322,000,000 went to the soldiers.
  • Allies liberate Paris

    It was accounted as the last battle in the fight to over take Normandy.
  • Post war Project

    The first postwar project by the counties commissioners construction of the $4,000,000 Dravosburg Bridge over the Monongahela River.
  • Gov. Thomas E. Dewey

    Gov. Thomas E. Dewey was a Republican candidate for president
  • President Roosevelt

    After winning his fourth termvMr. Roosevelt carried Allegheny County with a 75,582 majority level over Thomas E. Dewey.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge was fought over the winter months. It was the last Nazi offensive attack on the Allied forces.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    The main goal of the allied forces was to capture 3 axis power air fields. The allied forces succeded in capturing the air fields.
  • F.D.R dies

    He died of a cerebral hemorrhage which is a stroke due to a blood clought in his brain.Harry Truman became the president from Franklin D. Roosevelt's death just before the end of World War 2.
  • Hitler commits suicide

    Hitler killed himself by taking cyanide which is very poisinous and then he shot himself. His death was praised by anyone who was a part of the allied forces
  • VE Day

    Germany surrenders to the allied forces due to no other choice.
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    The bomb was dropped from an American B-29 Superfortress. The plane's crew said they saw a cloud of smoke rising and intense fires engulfing the bomb site.
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki

    The bomb was dropped by parachute from an American B29 Bomber. It exploded about 1,625 ft above the ground and is believed to have completely destroyed the city
  • V-J day

    Victory over japan day. It was the day japan surrendered to the allied forces.