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The Second World War

  • Rise to power

    Rise to power
    Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, Over time, he consolidated his power and proclaimed himself Führer und Reichskanzler (Leader and Chancellor of the Reich), concentrating great power in his hands.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    Germany invaded Poland, marking the official start of World War II. This led Britain and France to declare war on Germany. Hitler sought to expand German "living space."
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    The Battle of Britain

    The British Royal Air Force (RAF) successfully defended, Great Britain from air attacks by the German Luftwaffe, preventing the German invasion.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    The invasion of the Soviet Union was a turning point. Although initially successful, the campaign stalled and marked the beginning of difficulties for Germany on the Eastern Front.
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    The Final Solution

    Hitler led the genocide known as the Holocaust, where millions of Jews and other minorities were systematically murdered in concentration and extermination camps.
  • Attack on Pearl

    Attack on Pearl
    Japan attacked the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii, leading the United States to officially enter the war.
  • The Wannsee Conference

    The Wannsee Conference
    Held to coordinate the implementation of the Final Solution, detailing plans for the deportation and extermination of Jews in Europe.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
    It was a turning point on the Eastern Front, where the Soviet Red Army decisively defeated the German Army, marking the beginning of the Soviet offensive in the east.
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    The Battle of the Bulge

    It was the last German offensive on the Western Front, but the Allies managed to repel it and advance towards Germany.
  • D-Day

    the Allies carried out the landings in Normandy, France, marking the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe from German control.
  • Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The United States dropped atomic bombs on these two Japanese cities, precipitating Japan's surrender and ending World War II.