Great Depression/WWII

Timeline created by ejlax
In History
  • Mussolini comes to power

    Political - Mussolini gained support from the Italy which resulted in a take over.
  • Stock market crash

    Economical - The spark of the Great Depression occured when the stock market crashed.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Social - An episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against the people of Nanjing, an estimated 200,000-300,000 people died
  • Invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Dipolomatic - An appeasment by France and Great Britian allowed Hitler more land in which he took to his advantage and took more land without the conset of France and Great Britian
  • Germany invades Poland

    Military - Germany invades Poland, starting World War 2.
  • Battle of Britian

    Military - Germans continue bombing Britian but finally give up and refocus their attention to different countries in Europe.
  • Germany invades USSR

    Military - Over 3 million German troops invade Russia.
  • Pearl Harbor attacked

    Diplomatic/Military - Japan wanted the United States to accept Japanese domination of the Pacific and in order to do so it it bombed a naval port.
  • Battle of Midway

    Military - The United States destroys one of the strongest Japanese fleets.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Diplomatic/Military events - A successful Soviet defense of the city Stalingrad - considered a major turning point in the war.
  • The United States begins island-hopping

    political - Americans begin their stragedy of island hopping, or liberating one island at a time.
  • D-Day

    Military - Allied troops invade German-occupied France and face near certain death on the beaches of Normandy
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Political - During 1945 and 1946 International Military Triubunals tied former Nazi War Criminals, all in all - 22 were charger. Hitler had committed suicide.
  • Iwo Jima

    Diplomatic/Military - .S. takes Iwo Jima which is a great success in the attempt of taking of Japan and retrieving dominance in the pacific.
  • Second Atomic Bombing

    Cultural/Technological - The second bombing is dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki.
  • Roosevelt dies

    Political - Without warning, the president dies being replaced by Truman.
  • Hitler commits suicide

    Political - The Führer commits sucide with Eva Braun using pills.
  • V-E Day

    Social/Military - Victory in Europe (VE) Day and the defeat of Hitler's Germany was greeted in Britain and around the world.
  • First Atomic Bombing

    Cultural/Technological - The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima
  • Japanese surrenders

    Political - After two devastating bombings, Japanese surrenders.