World War II

By emracek
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    German forces inaved Poland from the north, south, and west.
  • Invasion of France

    Invasion of France
    Germans swept through Holland and Luxembourg. They had two operations, Fall Gelb and Fall Rot.
  • Battle of Britian

    Battle of Britian
    The first major campaign to be fought by air forces and the largest and most aerial bombing campaign
  • Operation Sealion

    Operation Sealion
    Germanys plan to invade the United Kingdom. The Sea Lion was postponed September 17, 1940 and never carried out.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    The Nazi Germany invasion of the Soviet Union.Operation Barbarossa was the largest military operation in history.
  • Battle of Leningrad

    Battle of Leningrad
    Soviet victory. This was one of the longest and most destructive battles in World War II.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Empire of Japan attacked Peral Harbor causing the United States to enter World War ll. Japan wanted an imperial expansion, so they thought destroying the U.S. Pacific Fleetwould make that possible.
  • Hitler declares war on the U.S.

    Hitler declares war on the U.S.
    Hitler had just recently bombed Pearl Harbor. He then declared war on the United States because he thought he could capture Japan before the U.S. could.
  • Declarations of the United Nations

    Declarations of the United Nations
    Declaration of the United Nations signed by 26 Allied nations.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    This battle was between the Japanese and the United States & Australia.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Japan's plan was to lure U.S. aircraft carriers into a trap and keep them.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    Germany fought the Soviet Union for control of Stalingrad.
  • Operation Torch

    The British American invasion of the French North Africa.President Franklin D. Rooselvelt thought that the African operation would rule out the invasion of Europe in 1943.
  • Battle of Guadacanal

    series of naval battles.
  • British bombing raid on Hamburg.

     British bombing raid on Hamburg.
    There were numerous strategic bombing missions.
  • Battle of Tarawa

    This was the first offensive in the central Pacigic Region.
  • Operation Market Garden

    Fought in the Netherlands and Germany, This was the largest airborne operation of all time.
  • D-Day

    This was the largest invasion in history. The Germans didn't have any idea this was coming.
  • Battle of the Buldge

    Battle of the Buldge
    The Germans attacked American forces, known as the Ardenes Offensive.
  • Battle of Berlin

    This was a Soviet victory. This was the bloodiest battle in history,
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    U.S. captured Iwo Jima from Japan.
  • Battle of Okihowa

    This was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War and was 82 days long.
  • Hitler's suicide

    Hitler shot himself. His wife also commited suicide the same night. Just hours before he commited suicide, he was told by a General that the Berlin garrison would most likely be running out of amunission.
  • JE Day

    JE Day
    Allies accepted the surrender of the armed forces of Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki was bombed. It was one of the largest sea ports in southern Japan.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    Victory over Japan Day.
    Ended World War II
  • Hiroshima

    Germans released a 9,700lb. uranium bomb over Hiroshima, Japan.