World war 2

Mr.Clarks World War II Timeline

  • Nazis take the Sudetenland

    Nazis take the Sudetenland
    In 1938 German Troops invaded Czechoslovakia. Entering the Sudetenland, This was largely populated by Germans. Hitler threatened to invade Czechoslovakia unless Britain supported Germany's plans to take over the Sudetenland.Hitler held a four-power conference of Germany, France, Britain and Italy. The Munich Pact was signed by Britain and Germany;The German army marched into the Sudetenland on October, 1st, 1938.
  • Nazis take the Sudetenland

    -I chose that image because it show the soldiers walking though and taking over the Sudetenland.
  • The Ribbentop/ Molotov Pact

    The Ribbentop/ Molotov Pact
    Signed on August 23, 1939,The act was signed by the foreign ministers of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Nazi Germany. It granted the USSR 180 million marks for the purchase of German goods. Its formal section,was made public. It said that the signatories would refrain from aggression against each other, remain neutral in case of war with other states, exchange information, and resolve disputes peacefully. The pact had to remain in force for 10 years. This pact led straight to World
  • The Ribbentrop/Molotov Pact

    -I chose this picture because it shows who created the pact and how they signed it.
  • Germany's invasion of Poland

    Germany's invasion of Poland
    At 4:45 am, 1.5 million German Soldiers invade Poland. At the same time the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish airfields, and German warships and U-boats attacked Polish naval forces in the Baltic Sea.On September 3, they declared war, starting World War II.. On September 1, the invasion began, but on September 2 Britain and France demanded that Germany withdraw by September 3 or face war. Britain, Australia, France, New Zealand and India were soon all at war with Germany.
  • Germanys invasion of Poland

    Germanys invasion of Poland
    -I chose this picture because it shows the effects of what happend. It shows how the invaded Poland and what it was like.
  • German Blitzkreig

    German Blitzkreig
    “Blitzkrieg” was a new military tactic, Blitzkrieg tactics require the concentration of weapons (tanks, planes, and artillery) along a narrow front.German air power prevented the enemy from resupplying or redeploying forces, so from sending reinforcements to seal breaches in the front. German forces could in turn encircle opposing troops and force surrender. Germany successfully used the Blitzkrieg tactic against many countries.
  • German Blitzkrieg

    German Blitzkrieg
    -I chose this picture because it shows where they went and it shows Poland. They invaded Poland useing the German Blitzkreig.
  • Battle of Britian

    Battle of Britian
    The Battle of Britain was an intense air battle between Germany and Great Britain, the battle was over Britain’s airspace. After the fall of France, Germany only had one major enemy left in Western Europe, Great Britain. Germany was unprepared, they expected to quickly conquer Great Britain by gaining there airspace and the taking over there land. The Battle began in July of 1940, but it was clear by October of 1940 that Great Britain had won
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    -I chose this picture because the Battle of Britain was a air battle. This picture shows planes in battle.
  • Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union

    Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union
    This had the codename of “Operation Barbarossa,” Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, it was the largest German military operation in World War II. Three army groups, including more than three million German soldiers, 650,000 troops from Germany’s allies (Finland and Romania) and later from Italy, Croatia, Slovakia and Hungary, attacked the Soviet Union across a broad front. It went from the North Baltic Sea to the South Black sea.
  • Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union

    Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union
    -I choose this picture because it shows were they planned to invade.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    December 7th 1941, the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese airplanes made a surprise attack on the U.S Navy in Pearl Harbor. The Japanese dropped bombs and torpedoes; they also attacked the US fighter planes. There was two waves of attacks, they destroyed ships (Warships, destroyers and cruisers) and killed many soldiers; this event caused the United States to enter World War II.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    -I chose this picture because the bombing of Pearl Harbor was and attack on boats and this shows that.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The battle of Stalingrad was one of the largest and most deadly in World War II history. It was a turning point in the war; the battle began when the German air force bombed the Volga River and the city of Stalingrad. The Soviets gathered and made a counter attack. They trapped the German army inside Stalingrad, soon the German army surrendered.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    -I chose this picture because it shows what the battle of Stalingrad was really like.
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    On January 20th, 1942, 15 high ranking Nazi party and German government officials gathered in the suburb of Wannsee the “Final Solution of the Jewish Question.” The conference centered around the topic of explosion of Jews from every sphere of life of the German people and the explosion of Jews from the living space of the German people. This conference led to the Holocaust.
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    -I chose this picture because it shows who all attended the Wannsee Conference.
  • Allied Invasion of Africa

    Allied Invasion of Africa
    The boldest move was when the allies planed the invasion of Africa through Operation Torch. On November 8th, 1942, Operation Torch took place. While this was taking place Hitler had Vichy French (southern France forced loyal to Hitler’s Germany.) The North African Vichy Forces surrendered to the Allied forces.
  • Allied invasion of Africa

    Allied invasion of Africa
    -I chose this picture because it shows the invasion itself.
  • Opperation Gomorrah

    Opperation Gomorrah
    The military codename for a series of air raids conducted by The Royal Air Force at the end of July 1943, it was at that time the heaviest assault in the history of aerial warfare.On July 24th, the first bombing started by the RAF and lasted almost an hour. A second daylight raid by the US Air Force was conducted at 2:40PM. A third raid was conducted on the morning of the 26th. There was air raids on the 27th,and 29th. The last Raid was on August 3rd.
  • Opperation Gomorrah

    Opperation Gomorrah
    -I chose this picture because it shows what the effects were.
  • Liberation of Concentration camps

    Liberation of Concentration camps
    Surprised by the Soviet advance, the Germans attempted to hide the evidence of mass murder by destroying the camp. Camp staff set fire to the large crematorium used to burn bodies of murdered prisoners, but in the fast evacuation the gas chambers were left standing. In the summer of 1944, the Soviets also overran the sites of the Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka killing centers. The Germans had dismantled these camps in 1943,The Soviets liberated Auschwitz.The horror of the Nazi camps were exposed
  • Liberation of Concentration Camps

    Liberation of Concentration Camps
    -I chose this picture because it shows what the camps were like when they found them.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    On June 6th, 1944, the allied forces of Britain, America, France and Canada Attacked German forces on the coast of Normandy. With over 150,000 soldiers, the allies attacked and gained victory, this became a turning point in World War II. This famous battle can be known as D-Day or The Invasion of Normandy.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    -I chose this picture because it shows the soldiers fighting in the war on D-Day.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge was a major battle in Europe during World War II. It was Germany's final attempt to drive the Allies off of mainland Europe. After the Allies had freed France and defeated Germany at Normandy, many thought that World War II in Europe was coming to an end. However, Adolf Hitler of Germany had different ideas. Early in the morning on December 16, 1944 Germany launched a major attack. The battle lasted for around one month as American forces fought back.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    -I chose this picture because it chose were the Battle of the Bulge affected.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    On Mar. 7, 1945, the Western Allies crossed the Rhine after having smashed through the Siegfried Line and overran West Germany. German collapse came after the meeting (Apr. 25) of the Western and Russian armies at Torgau in Saxony, and after Hitler's death in the ruins of Berlin,The unconditional surrender of Germany was signed at Rheims on May 7 and ratified at Berlin on May 8. May 8 marks the formal celebration of the Allies' victory in Europe during World War II.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    -I chose this picture because it is one of the most popular pictures from that day. It is a couple in London. I think the picture shows the happiness of being home.