Erica Whiting's World War II Timeline

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  • Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi Party

    Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi Party
  • Benito Mussolini appointed Prime Minister of Italy

    Benito Mussolini appointed Prime Minister of Italy
  • Germany admitted to the League of Nations

  • Japan's army attackes Manchuria, China

  • Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

  • The Nazi Party declared the only political party in Germany.

    The Nazi Party declared the only political party in Germany.
  • Germany leaves the League of Nations

  • Hitler becomes Fuhrer of Germany

  • Mussolini's Italian army invades Ethiopia.

    Mussolini's Italian army invades Ethiopia.
  • German Jews lose their rights by Nuremburg Race Laws.

  • The Night of Broken Glass - Kristallnaut

    The Night of Broken Glass - Kristallnaut
  • Germany attacks Poland.

    Germany attacks Poland.
  • France, Britian, Austria, and New Zealand declare war on Germany

  • The US declares its nuetrality.

  • Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor
    The United States declares war on Japan, and in return, Germany and Italy declare war on the US.
  • Japanese Americans Sent to Internment Camps

    Japanese Americans Sent to Internment Camps
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
  • Zoot Suit Riots Take Place in Los Angelos, CA

    Zoot Suit Riots Take Place in Los Angelos, CA
  • Italy Surrenders, Mussolini Dismissed as Prime Minister

  • D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France

    D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France
  • Battle of the Bulge - Germany's Last Defensive

  • FDR Dies - Truman Becomes President

    FDR Dies - Truman Becomes President
  • Adolf Hitler Commites Suicide

  • V-E Day; War Ends in Europe

  • First US Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

    First US Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima
  • V-J Day; War Ends in Japan

  • War Crimes Trials Held in Nuremburg, Germany

    War Crimes Trials Held in Nuremburg, Germany