World war 2

History in WW2 By Breanna Standridge period:6

  • Japan invades Manchuria

    Japan invades Manchuria
    The Japanese Army invaded Manchuria on this day, it unleashed political and military forces then that lead to the attack of Pearl Harbor.
  • Holocaust

    The word “Holocaust,” from the Greek words “holos” (whole) and “kaustos” (burned), was historically used to describe a sacrificial offering burned on an altar.The word has taken on a new and horrible meaning: the mass murder of some 6 million European Jews (as well as members of some other persecuted groups,
  • US Neutrality Acts

    US Neutrality Acts
    The United States Government enacted a series of laws designed to prevent the United States from being embroiled in a foreign war by clearly stating the terms of U.S. neutrality. . These findings fueled a growing “isolationist” movement that argued the United States should steer clear of future wars and remain neutral by avoiding financial deals with countries at war.
  • Mussolini invades Ethiopia

    Mussolini invades Ethiopia
    Mussolini thought his idea of expanison wouldn't change the colonial powers of africa.
  • Germany invades Rhineland

    Germany invades Rhineland
    German troops marched into Rhineland and HItler first illegal act since 1933.
  • Hitler Annexes Austria

     Hitler Annexes Austria
    The German troops marched into Austria to annex the German nation.
  • The Munich Conference

    The Munich Conference
    On this day Hitler called a munich conference with France, United KIngdom, and Italy
  • Germany Invades Sudetenland

       Germany Invades Sudetenland
    Hitler demaned that Czechoslovakian leave sudetenland becuase Hitler knew that Germany was going to invaded
  • Kristallnacht

    "Kristallnacht" provided the Nazi government with an opportunity at last to totally remove Jews from German public life. The Nazis had circulated a letter declaring that Jewish businesses could not be reopened unless they were to be managed by non-Jews.
  • Last stage of the "Final Solution"

     Last stage of the "Final Solution"
    solving the Jewish question in the most convenient way possible I [now] charge you with making all necessary preparations for an overall solution of the Jewish question. The ’Final solution’ was a code name for the murder of all the Jews of Europe. The people present at the conference were to discuss how to make mass murder happen in an organised and method way.
  • Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    Nazi Germany and Soviet Union suprised the world by signing the German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact in witch two countries would agree to take no militrary action.
  • Hilter takes power

    Hilter takes power
    Hitler takes power over power by invading Poland and then later on Britian and France.
  • The Phony War (sitzkrieg)

    The Phony War (sitzkrieg)
    on September 1939 thru May 1940 the phony war happened. The military built a location inception of the war. Sitzkrieg is the period of the war notable for inaction.
  • Germany Invades Poland

        Germany Invades Poland
    German forces bombed Poland frrom land and air, Hitler has seeked to regain in lost terriory and rule Poland.
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    Events In World War Two

    Events in World War Two
  • Rescue at Dunkirk

     Rescue at Dunkirk
    On this day they had reached the point and sent the signal and it was recieved to start the operation dynamo. The evacuation of the bristish forces and french troops.
  • Fall of France

       Fall of France
    Following Dunkirk, in France it began to crumble. By June 14 the Germans had taken over Paris. Accepting the inevitable, french leaders surrendered on this day June 22, 1940.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britian was the German air force to attempt to gain air and over RAF from July to September 1940.
  • US Lend-Lease Program

    US Lend-Lease Program
    the Lend-Lease Act was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War lI. It authorized the president to transfer arms and other defense materials.
  • Yugoslavia and Greece fall

    Yugoslavia and Greece fall
    The German air forces launches Operation Castigo and the bombing of Belgrade 24 dvisions and 1,200 tanks drive into Greece. The attack was swift and brutal, The act of terror lead tpo the death of 17,000 civilians.
  • Germany invades the Soviet Union

    Germany invades the Soviet Union
    German forces have invaded the Soviet Union. In the pre-dawn offensive, German troops pushed into USSR from the south and west.The invasion breaks the non-aggression pact signed by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939. The non-aggression pact was not suppose to broke.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii.The barrage lasted just two hours, but it was devastating: The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and almost 200 airplanes.
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    In January 1942, a group of 26 Allied nations pledged their support for this declaration, known as the Atlantic Charter.The document is considered one of the first key steps toward the establishment of the United Nations in 1945.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    U.S. surrender of the Bataan Peninsula on the main Philippine island of Luzon to the Japanese during World War II (1939-45), the approximately 75,000 Filipino and American troops on Bataan were forced to make an arduous 65-mile march to prison camps.
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    Battle of the Coral Sea
    It was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.Japanese invasion force succeeds in occupying Tulagi of the Solomon Islands in an expansion of Japan's defensive perimeter.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Six months before the Battle of Midway, the islands were attacked on December 7, 1941, less than two hours after Pearl Harbor.At that moment 37 Douglas Dauntless bombers from the USS Enterprise peeled off into a dive attack on two Japanese aircraft carriers.The force that had dominated the Pacific for six months was in ruins, extinguishing the hopes of an empire. Midway was that rarest of engagements - a truly decisive battle.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    When Japanese troops arrived on Guadalcanal on June 8, 1942, to construct an air base, and then American marines landed two months later to take it away from them, few people from the South Pacific had heard of that 2,500-square-mile speck of jungle in the Solomon Islands.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was the sucessful Soveit defense of the city Stalingrad in the world war ll. Russians consider it to be the greatest battle of their Great Patriotic War, and most historians consider it to be the greatest battle of the entire conflict. It stopped the German advance into the Soviet Union and marked the turning of the tide of war in favor of the Allies.
  • Operation Torch

     Operation Torch
    Operation Torch, the Algeria-Morocco military campaign, began on November 8, 1942, and ended on November 11, 1942. US and British forces, commanded by American General Dwight D. Eisenhower, carried out this campaign.
  • Invasion of Italy

    Invasion of Italy
    On July 10, 1943, the Allies began their invasion of Axis-controlled Europe with landings on the island of Sicily, off mainland Italy. Encountering little resistance from demoralized Sicilian troops, Montgomery's 8th Army came ashore on the southeast part of the island, while the U.S. 7th Army, under General George S. Patton, landed on Sicily's south coast.
  • D-Day Invasion

     D-Day Invasion
    The terms D-Day and H-Hour are used for the day and hour on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. They designate day and hour for an operation when the actual day and hour have not yet been determined or announced. "D" for the day of the invasion and "H" for the hour the operation actually begins. When used in combination with figures and plus or minus signs, these terms indicate the length of time preceding or following a specific action.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe. Adolph Hitler attempted to split the Allied armies in northwest Europe by means of a surprise blitzkrieg thrust through the Ardennes to Antwerp.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

     Battle of Iwo Jima
    The Battle of Iwo Jima or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Empire.The American amphibious invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II stemmed from the need for a base near the Japanese coast.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    Last and biggest of the Pacific island battles of World War II, the Okinawa campaign involved the 287,000 troops of the U.S. Tenth Army against 130,000 soldiers of the Japanese Thirty-second Army. By the end of the 82-day campaign, Japan had lost more than 77,000 soldiers and the Allies had suffered more than 65,000 casualties—including 14,000 dead.
  • Germany's Unconditional Surrender

    Germany's Unconditional Surrender
    the German High Command, in the person of General Alfred Jodl, signs the unconditional surrender of all German forces, East and West, at Reims, in northwestern France. General Jodl hoped to limit the terms of German surrender to only those forces still fighting the Western Allies. But General Dwight Eisenhower demanded complete surrender of all German forces, those fighting in the East as well as in the West.
  • Hiroshima - Atomic Bomb

    Hiroshima - Atomic Bomb
    During World War II an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die, due to the radiation exposure.
  • Nagasaki - Atomic Bomb

    Nagasaki - Atomic Bomb
    On this day a second atom bomb is dropped on Japan by the United States, at Nagasaki, resulting finally in Japan's unconditional surrender.The devastation wrought at Hiroshima was not sufficient to convince the Japanese War Council to accept the Potsdam Conference's demand for unconditional surrender.