Events of WWII

  • Japanese invasion of Manchuria

    attempt to gain control over the whole province
  • Hitler made Chancellor of Germany

  • The Munich March

    Agreement to stop the outbreak of war but gave Czechoslovakia away to Germany
  • Kristallnacht

    sometimes called ( nights of broken glass), torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools and killed close to a hundred Jews
  • Invasion of Poland

    first militarized attack starting ww2
  • Dunkirk

    an evacuation of 335,000 allied troops using warships, civilian ships, and lots of small boats with heavy German attacks from the air
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japanese bombing
  • Bataan Death March

    American troops were forced to march about 65-miles to prison camps
  • Battle of Midway

    Admiral Isoroku Yammamoto planned an invasion of midway island which could provide a base for attacking Hawaii and he wanted to get the US Pacific fleet into a battle where he could destroy it
  • D-Day

    largest battle
  • Battle of the Bulge

    It was an attempted to split to allied armies in Northwest Europe
  • Yatla conference

  • VE Day

    Germany surrendered
  • The bombing of Hiroshima

    First nuclear weapon used in war, First Atomic bomb dropped
  • VJ Day

    Japan had surrendered