Assignment One 1939-1945

  • Nazi Germany and Russia

    Germany and Russia sign a non-aggression agreement.
  • World War 2 Begins

    World War 2 Begins
    Germany Invades Poland. WW II begins.
  • POW Camp

    Vladek is captured by Germans and sent to a POW camp.
  • War

    Vladek is sent to war.
  • Churchill

    Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain.
  • Italy

    Italy enters the war on the side of the Axis Powers.
  • Germany and Paris

    Germany enters and conquers Paris, France.
  • France Surrenders

    France Surrenders
    France surrenders to the Germans
  • Tripartite Pact

    Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor and devistate the American fleet.
  • Germany and Italy Declare War

    Germany and Italy declare war on the United States.
  • Moishe

    Elie meets Moishe
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Germans tries to take control of Russian controlled Stalingrad.
  • Richieu

    Richieu dies.
  • Italy Surenders

    Italy Surenders
    Italy surrenders to the Allies.
  • British Air Raid on Berlin

    British bomb the capital of Germany.
  • Sosnowiek Ghetto

    Sosnowiek Jews are moved Srodula
  • Ghettos

    Jews of Sighet are deported
  • Concentration camps

    Concentration camps
    Wiesel is sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • D-Day

    160,000 Allied troops land on Normandy Beach.
  • Father

    Elie's father dies
  • Liberation

    Buchenwald is liberated
  • Germany Suernders

    Germany Surrenders to the Western Allies.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany surrenders to the Soviets.
  • Okinawa

    The US captures Okinawa. The last island before the Japanese homeland.
  • First Atomic Bomb

    First Atomic Bomb
    The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Atomic Bomb Nagasaki

    Atomic Bomb Nagasaki
    Second Atomic Bomb is dropped on Nagasaki, Japan by US.
  • Japan Surrenders

    Japan Surrenders
    Japan surrenders to the US.
  • Hitler is Dead

    Hitler is Dead
    Hitler committs suicide.
  • WW II Ends

    Self explanitory.