Japanese invasion of China (1937)

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  • Japanese invasion of China (1937)

    Japanese invasion of China (1937)
    Japan wanted all of the natural resources to be found in China. This fighting sparked a full-blown conflict, Japanese quickly captured all key chinese ports and industrial centers. Japanese slaughtered an estimate 300,000 civilians & raped 80,000 women
  • Germany's invasion of Poland (1939)

    Germany's invasion of Poland (1939)
    On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland. The Polish army was defeated within weeks of the invasion. From East Prussia and Germany in the north and Silesia and Slovakia in the south, German units, with more than 2,000 tanks and over 1,000 planes, broke through Polish defenses.
  • German Blitzkrieg (1939-1940)

    German Blitzkrieg (1939-1940)
    Germany's Blitzkrieg tactics overwhelmed Poland in September 1939, then, after a pause, crushed Denmark, Norway, and the Low Countries in April-May 1940, and finally France in June 1940.
  • Fall of Paris

    Fall of Paris
    Parisian awakened to the soud of a Geramn- accented voice.
    2 million parisians had fled with good reason. the U.S did not remain completly idle.
  • Operation Barbarossa (1941)

    Operation Barbarossa (1941)
    http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/operation-barbarossa
    Adolf hitler launched his armies to the east in a massive invasion of the soviet union, Germans underestimated their opponent. Hitler wanted to defend communism happening in USSR. Oil fields would be very handy to hitler. He wanted to just conquer the solviet union.
  • Peral Harbor

    Peral Harbor
    japanese did a suprise attack on peral harbor. killed alot of people and distroyed alot of ships. It was intened to neutralize the U.S. pacific fleet, and hence protenct japans advance into malaya & dutch indies. They wanted the natural resource like the Oil & rubber.
  • Wannese Conference

    Wannese Conference
    German goverment officials gathered at a villa in the berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss the final solution of the jewish question. it was a world wide european wide mass murder. after the conference the jews were deported in great numbers to ghetttos in the east & then murdered. Also takent to extermination camps.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Six monthes after pearl harbor the U.S defeated japan. This would be critical to the outcome of the battle & began many weeks before clash of arma. American combat forces took over where intelligence efforts left off.
  • Operation Gomorrah

    Operation Gomorrah
    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-bombing-campaign-of-world-war-two/the-bombing-of-hamburg-in-1943/ British bombers raid hamburg Germany. They raided at night time. the belived thtat they were going to win that battle. basically they wanted to get back at the americans because americans were bombing them too.
  • D-day

    D-day
    is whan allied powers crossed the English Channel & Landed in Normany, France
    Hitler hoped to repel the allies from the coast with a strong counter attack. The effect of D-day is the Germans Succeded
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    U.S marines landed on & eventually captured the island of IWO jima from the japanese imperial Army during WW2 they wanted a new base
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The capture of okinawa was part of a three point plan the Americans had a winning of the far east
  • The dropping of the atomic bombs

    The dropping of the atomic bombs
    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-is-dropped-on-hiroshima
    U.S president Harry S truman discouraged by the japanese response to the postdam conferences demand for unconditional surrender made the decison to use Aton bomb to end the war in order to prevent what he predicted would be a much greater loss of life were the U.S invaided Japanese mainland
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    V-E day is to mark the formal acceptance by the allies of WW2 of natzi Germany.Basically they are just Celabrating the Win of the battle
  • VJ day

    VJ day
    V-J-
  • Operation Thunderclap

    Operation Thunderclap
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunderclap_plan
    Operation thundercap was a code for a cancelled operation planned in August but failed. was planned a massive attack on berlin, it was braught back but was rejected as impractical.
  • battle of the bulge

    battle of the bulge
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