1939-1942 Emily Paquin

  • Germany Invades Czechoslovakia

    Germany Invades Czechoslovakia
    The invasion was important because Hitler went against the Treaty Munich; he took the Suttenland but then invaded Czechoslovakia. It was Hitler's first of my invasions!
  • The Soviet-Nazi Pact

    The Soviet-Nazi Pact
    Shockingly, Russia and Germany agreement to a 'Non-aggression Pact'. The agreement included a contract inwhich, between them they would divide and invade the eastern Europe countries.
  • The Invasion of Poland

    The Invasion of Poland
    Germany had used over 2, 000 tanks as well as over 1, 000 planes, withink weeks of the initial invasion the Polish army was conquered. German had control of Poland till 1945.
  • Phoney War

    The Phony War, also known as sitzkrieg, was a quiet and non-violent period at the beggining of WWII shortly after Britian had delceared war on Germany. It ended on April 1, 1940.
  • Canada Enters the War

    Canada Enters the War
    Canada had remained neutral, but joined the war about a week after Britian had announced war against Germany. Similar to WWI, Canada contributed greatly to the allied effort. It was obviously a very significant day for all Canadians.
  • Invasion of Holland and Belgium

    The invasion had the code name of, "Danzig". The French and Britian tried to stop the Germans but they had about 140 divisions of troops marching into Holland and Belgium and they also used many air bombers. The Dutch surrenders to the powerful German's within a week.
  • The Fall of France

    The fail and crumble of France which happened only six weeks after Hitler's first attack. It was a significant because it off balanced the authority in Europe.
  • The Invasion of France

    Also known as the, "Battle of France", it ended the Phoney War. The German's spent a long time planning the attack and made many changes and revisions to their plans. Germany had a great amount of men deployed for this battle.
  • The Miracle at Dunkirk

    The Miracle at Dunkirk
    The British and French forces were retreatig from the German's forces, who kept following them. The British government sent forces to go and retrieve and rescue the men. It was a miracle because if Hitler would have keep going and attacked the weak British, the German's would have pretty much won the war.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britian was the planned air attack form Germany on Britian. Hitler tried to outsmart Britian by attacking using planes, though Britian had radar technology which prevented the German take over.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Operation Barbarossa was the invasion of Russia by the Germans. It was significantlythe largest armed forces attack of WWII. Germany had been planning the attack since 1940 and Hitler was very anxious to start the attack.
  • The attack on Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor
    A surprise attack on the US naval base in Hawaii by the Japanese Imperial Navy. The US decleared war on Japan, therefore the US had entered WWII,
  • Nazi Occupation of Europe and the Mediterranean in 1942

    Nazi Occupation of Europe and the Mediterranean in 1942