World war ii q5

Boyd, Tianna- WWII Timeline

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  • Japan quits the League of Nations

    Japan quits the League of Nations
    Japan withdrew from the League of Nations because of the Manchuria railway incident. The league did not support Japan because Japan was the cause of the incident.
  • Cash and Carry Plan

    Cash and Carry Plan
    This plan replaced the Neutrality Acts of 1936. It was designed for the purpose of holding neutrality between the United States and European countries, so Britain could still get aid. Materials could still be sold if the recipients arranged for the transport using their own ships and paid in cash.
  • Bases for Destroyers Deal

    Bases for Destroyers Deal
    It was a deal made between Britain and the United States before they entered World War II. It gave Britain 50 old destroyer ships for US right to build ports in the Caribbean.
  • US Draft Bill enacted

    US Draft Bill enacted
    It initially required civilian males from the ages 21 to 30 to register with the local draft boards. Congress extended the age range to 18 to 45. The men were required to serve up to a year.
  • Axis Power act is signed

    Axis Power act is signed
    The Axis Powers was made up of Japan, Germany, and Italy. It was the side against the Allies in World War II.
  • Lend Lease Plan

    Lend Lease Plan
    It was a plan that would give war materials to the United Kingdoms, the Soviet Union, China, France, and other Allied nations. This went on from 1941 to 1945.
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    It was a policy drafted by Britain and the United States and later signed by all the Allies. It defined the Allied goal for post-war world.
  • Pearl Harbor Day

    Pearl Harbor Day
    This day was an attack planned by the Japanese against the U.S. Naval Base in Pearl Harbor. The base was attacked by 353 Japanese fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes in two waves. 2,402 men were killed and 1,282 were wounded.
  • Gen. MacArthur evacuates the Philippines

    Gen. MacArthur evacuates the Philippines
    General MacArthur was told to leave the Philippines by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The battle occurred six months after Pearl Harbor. Japan’s plan was to lure U.S aircraft carriers into a trap. The United States Navy defeated the Imperial Japanese Navy.
  • Guadalcanal

    The United States fought Japan in a brutal air-sea-land battle for the island of Guadalcanal. The United States won, but the battle was costly for both sides.
  • Allied invade Sicily

    Allied invade Sicily
    This was known as Operation Husky. The Allies landed on July 9, but officially secured the island on August 17.
  • D-Day

    It was a planned a tack against Germany. The Allies had a better advantage in naval and air power. On this day Allied troops suffered around 10,000 casualties. Germany, with only 500 sorties, was no match for the 14,000 sorties on the Allies side.
  • Roosevelt re-elected for 3rd term

    Roosevelt re-elected for 3rd term
    He was re-elected on this day and beat Thomas Dewey, the governor of New York.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    It was a meeting with the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union. It was mainly to discuss the re-establishment of the nations of war-torn Europe. It was the second of three wartime conferences held by the Big three (Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin).
  • FDR dies

    FDR dies
    He died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    This was the day of Nazi Germany’s surrender and the end of Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich.
  • Hiroshima

    It was the first city to be bombed by a nuclear weapon. The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II.
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki is the second and last city to be bombed by a nuclear weapon. It happened two days after the bombing of Hiroshima.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Japan surrendered on this day and was officially the end of World War II.