The Attack came without any warning or declaration of war. The attack on Poland included German tanks, infantry and cavalry that overcame Polish territory on several fronts with five armies, a total of 1.5 million troops.
German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
Also known as the “Lightening War” was a military air tactic that created psychological shock in enemy forces by the element of surprise and speed firepower.
Stalin attacks Finland
An undeclared war fought for 16 days between Germany and Poland, in which Germany won
Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
Ruled the British people during World War II and led his country from the brink of defeat to victory.
Germany attacks France
Germany successfully invades and attacks France allowing them to advance into Beligum
United States aided its World War II allies with war materials, such as ammunition, tanks, airplanes, and trucks
Battle of Britain
The Battle of Great Britain was a battle between Britain and Germany when German air forces (Luftwaff) failed and the Royal Air Force (Britain) won which created a block of invasion and supplied good conditions for Great Britain’s survival.
Hitler takes over Balkans
Hitler invaded and conquered the Blakans, because of this Germany obtained vital oil and food supplies from the Balkan countries
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Japan surprisingly attacked a US naval base causing the US to enter the war
Formation of the UN
Representatives of 26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington with plans to maintain peace and security, other important objectives during World War II
Japanese Internment Camps
Declared that all people of Japanese ancestry were excluded from the entire Pacific coast. And allowed local military commanders to designate military areas as exclusion zones from which any or all persons may be excluded
Battle of Midway
Battle over seas fought with mostly aircraft against Japan and the United States
Battle fought between Allied forces and Japan on an island where Japan was constructing a airfield.
Battle of Stalingrad
The Soviets won in act to stop Germany from advancing into Soviet Union territory
Battle of El Alamein
Two part battle held on the coasts of Egypt mostly a stalemate between the Axis and Allied powers, however the Axis powers ended up gaining 66miles of land.
FDR, Churchill, and Stalin met to discuss the opening of a “second-front” in west Europe.
Allied invasion of Western Europe, fought on 5 different beaches in Normandy, France. Major impact leading to end of the war.
FDR, Churchill, and Stalin met to plan the final defeat and occupation of Germany
War based on political, economic, and land distribution and had only limited access to weaponry.
Roosevelt had been suffering from advanced arteriosclerosis. He was so weak that for the first time in his presidency he spoke to Congress while sitting down he passed during his fourth term as president while posing for a self-portrait in Warm-Springs, Georgia.
Was assassinated on a train on his way to Italy
He died by a self-inflicted gunshot, while biting down on a cyanide capsule which led to the end of the War.
Stalin, Churchill, and Turman met to discuss the administration of Germany, occupation of Austria, and boarders of Poland.
Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasakiith
A weapon with great explosive power that results from the sudden release of energy upon the splitting, a element such as plutonium or uranium. Hiroshima was the first city attacked by US Airforce B 29. Soon after Nagasakiith was attacked, both bombings were caused extreme damages
Series of trails held in Germany in which Nazi leaders were tried as war criminals
Due to half of Germany being in control by the Soviet Union, the Allied forces dropped supplies for the people because of their cut off to outside forces and foods.
Program created to rehabilitate 17 European economies
McArthur’s plan for Japan
Rebuilt the country and formed a democratic government, and helped to draft a new constitution.
Barrier created to separate East Berlin from West Berlin
Cuban Missile Crisis
War almost became about due to the presence of a nuclear missile held in Cuba.