American events WW2

Timeline created by Freddie Jones
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    This event was when Japan bombed one of the US naval base, that carried many Air craft, ships, and soldiers. President Rosevelt stated that this day will never be forgotten.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    Key battle out in the pacific against the Japanese. American and British fleets stopped the Japanese offensive on Australia. The Allies destoyed one carrier and damaged one other carrier, along with several aircrafts.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    This was a battle that occured in the pacific with the U.S. fighting against the Japanese. This was a key win for the U.S, because it was turning point in the war, and they put a hudge dent in the Japanese's naval fleet.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    This is when German Afrikan Korps leader Erwin Rommel, hired by Adolf Hitler advanced his forces in Egypt, getting ready to take over the suez canal, and the oil fields of the Middle East.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    This war was fought on the Solomon Islands. This was a ferocios fighting, because Major General Alexander A. Vandegrift stated that these people [Japanese] refused to give up for six despare months.
  • Invasion of Italy

    Invasion of Italy
    This war was when the Allied landed on the mainland of Italy.
  • Operation Overlord/ D-Day

    Operation Overlord/ D-Day
    Operation Overlord/ D-Day was a code namde for Battle in Normandy. They launched this invasion on the German-occupied western Europe during WW2 by Allied forces.
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf

    Battle of Leyte Gulf
    This war was the second battle of the Philippine Sea. This was the largest naval battle of WWII. On 20 October, United States troops invaded the island of Leyte, part of a strategy aimed at isolating Japan from the countries it had occupied in Southeast Asia.
  • The Yalta Conference

    The Yalta Conference
    The Yalta Conference was also called the Crimea Conference. It took place in a Russian resort town. This conference was a World WarII mmeeting with the heads of the government of the United States. UK, and the Soviet Union, represented by President Franklin Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Secretary Joseph Stalin. This meeting was basically for discussing Europe's post war recognization.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    This event started on February 19, 1945 to March 26, 1945. During this batlle, United States Armed Forces fought against Japanses Empire and captured the island Iwo Jima. The goal of the invasion was to capture the entire island, and including the three airfields, and provide staging area for attacks on the Japanese main islands.
  • Manhattan Project-Fat man/little boy

    Manhattan Project-Fat man/little boy
    The Mahattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. The fat man was a Atomic bomb mad out of plutonium, and the little boy was an A-bomb made out of uranium made for the Trinity test to bomb Nagasaki.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The Battle of Okinawa was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War.
  • Victory In Europe

    Victory In Europe
    This was a public holiday celebrated to mark the date when the World Wawr II Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, thus ending the war in Europe.
  • V.J. Day

    V.J. Day
    V.J Day, or "Victory over Japan" was when the United States thre Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Japan soon then surrendered quickly.This effectivley ended WWII. On Septenber 2, 1945 Japan signed a surrender document ending WWII for sure.
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    Key American events of WW2