The Inter-war years (1918-present)

  • World War 1

    World War 1
    Began when Britain and Germany went to war in 1914 until 1918
  • Paris Peace Conference - Treaty of Versailles

    Paris Peace Conference -  Treaty of Versailles
    The Paris Peace Conference was an international meeting convened in January 1919 at Versailles just outside Paris. The purpose of the meeting was to establish the terms of the peace after World War.
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler
    Hitler joins the Ntional Socialists.
  • Great depresion

    Great depresion
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II.
  • Adolf Hitler comes into power.

    Adolf Hitler comes into power.
    By 1934 Hitler is the sepreme leader, he was a dictator.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise air attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
  • Fall of Singapore

    The Japanese had prepared for the invasion of Singapore with a heavy bombardment. They began their amphibious landings on the north-west of the island, where the Strait of Johore is narrowest. This area was held by the Australian 22nd Infantry Brigade but late on the night of 8 February the Japanese made their way through undefended sections. Twenty-four hours later a second Japanese landing force struck between the Causeway and the mouth of the Kranji River, an area held by the Australian 27th
  • Darwin Bombings

    Darwin Bombings
    The Bombing of Darwin, also known as the Battle of Darwin,[5] on 19 February 1942 was both the first and the largest single attack mounted by a foreign power on Australia.
  • Kokoda

    The fighting there, against a Japanese invasion force, was perhaps the most significant battle fought by Australians in World War II.
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War
    The Cold War was a long period of tension between the democracies of the Western World and the communist countries of Eastern Europe from 1945 - 1991.
  • Red China

    Red China
    On October 1, 1949, Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declared the creation of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The announcement ended the costly full-scale civil war between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang (KMT), which broke out immediately following World War II and had been preceded by on and off conflict between the two sides since the 1920’s.
  • I have a dream

    I have  a dream
    I have a dream was a speech deliverd by Martin Luther King.
  • End of Vietnam war

    End of Vietnam war
    Vietnam War was a Cold War military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November, 1955. The war came to an end after the fall of Saigon, the capital city of South by April 1975. It was renamed Ho Chi Minh City, hence a united Vietnam came into being.
  • 9/11

    9/11 was a terrorist attck which consisted of two airoplanes being flown into each buliding, killing hundreds of people in 2001
  • Afghanistan

    The war in Afghanistan and operations in the Middle East have engaged thousands of Australian men and women, both military and civilian, for over a decade.