The War that changed the view on humanity

  • The germans invade Poland

    The germans invade Poland
    Hitler orders his panzer armys to advance on poland, with the exuse that he is unifing the two german teritorys.
  • World war 2 begins

    World war 2 begins
    England declares war on germany for invading poland, and france latter also declares war.
  • Poland surrenders to germany

    Poland surrenders to germany
    After 1 month and 5 days the polish goverment aseps defeat and surrenders to germany
  • Invasion of France

    Invasion of France
    The germans invade france through belgium, not having to fight the magino line. The germans make legendary progress in the first days.
  • The battle of Dunkirk

    The battle of Dunkirk
    It was a port city in france were the BEF got traped in. Hitler insted of pushing on with his tanks decided to mount a sige. Eventualy 300,000 of the 400,000 soldiers there where evacuated by a herowic efort from the goint Royal airForce and the Royal Navy.
  • The French surrender to the germans

    The French surrender to the germans
    After 1 month and 12 days of fighting the french finaly give in to german forces and surrender.
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    The Battle of Britain

    The battle that would decide who would control the skies over Britan.
  • Eagle Day

    Eagle Day
    Eagle day or the second phase of the battle of britain that intended on bringing the RAF to its knees.
  • The Blitz

    The Blitz
    Hitler changed the stratagey of the battle, he decided to bomb london into submision.
  • Warsaw Jews

    Warsaw Jews
    Warsaw Jews are forced into ghettos.
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    Hunt for the Bismark

    The Royal navys hunt for the dedlist german warship ever built, after it was first spoted the bismark sank the HMS hood, that was one of the most powerfull british navy vessals they had. On its last day aflot her crew fought valiently but evetualy the ship sank leaving only 110 survivors of its 2000 crew.
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    The Battle of Crete

    The nazis invade the last greece strong hold in europe, using mostly paratroopers.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    The germans invade the soviet union with the largest german army ever assemble, they had near imposible goals but they still got close to achiving them.
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    The Siege of Leningrad

    The siege of leningrad was an epic battle of atrition that took the lives of 1.5 Million people. It nearly lasted 900 days and at the end thr russians were victorius.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese combined carrier fleet under the comand of Admiral Yamamoto, attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor. The Japanese had a gotten a greart victory but faild to destroy the american aircraft carriers that were station there (US got luky and on that day they were doing sea training some were else). U.S got into to the war after this attack.
  • Doolittle raid

    Doolittle raid
    USS Hornet and 16 B-25 went on a mission to bomb Tokyo. They succeded and they could have killed the emperor if they havent dropped there bombs earlyer (source- emperor hirohito him self), this was because they flu exacky over the emperors palace and startaled everybody there. They coused small fires , but in all not alot of damage. Insted it was a propaganda campain to increase the peoples moral aboat the war.
  • Midway day 1

    Midway day 1
    4:30 am the japanese send there first wave of 72 bombers and 36 fighters, to attack midway. Later that day US carrier fleet that had been waiting in abush, send 151 aircraft to attack the japanes fleet. They are able to sink 2 out of the 4 aircraft carriers.
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    Battle of Midway

    First great naval victory for the US, it also probably eliminated the chance of the Japanese ever wining the war. That was largly do to Japan slow aircraft carrier production and losing 4 aircraft carriers left a void they could never fill. The battle took place in the waters of the pascific ocean around midway islan. The americans were able to decifer the Japanese naval code and creat an abush.
  • Midway day 2

    Midway day 2
    On the second day the americans and japanese aircraft fought over control of the skys. After 2 hours of fighting the last 2 aircraft carriers finaly sank.
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    This was the first allied major offencive vs the Japanese imperial army. It was part of General Douglas MacArthus Island hoping campain. It was a firce battle of atrition that at the end left US and its alies victorius.
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    Siege of Stalingrad

    This was one of the bloodiest battles of world war 2. It fetured the Death of an entire german army do to hitlers orders to not surrender. The battle was mostly close quarter combat. Every room on every building on every street became a battleground and eventualy general chuikov sixty second army surraunded and killed the German Sixth army. It was a huge moral boost for the russians and deminished the Idea of german invincibility.
  • El Alamein

    El Alamein
    The battle that changed to cource of the war in north africa. Were The armored forces of General Montgomery were able to push back and later defeat Rommels Africa corps.
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    Third Battle of Kharkov

    The last major german victory on the eastern front. The germans under the comand of general Erich von Manstein out monuvered and out foght a larger soviet army under general Golikov.
  • Kursk

    The largest armored clash in history, coused by the german offencive operation citadel. At the end of the battle the germans had lost 52,000 men and 850 tanks of wich took 1 year to replenish. This could be the last major feilding of german armor on such a massive scale. After this battle germany could never recover and showed that one of its best military mineds could not defeat the russians. Russia after this battle always had the germans on the ropes and signal the bigining of the end.
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    Normady invasion

    This was operassion overlord were the allies opened a seconed front in europe. On June 5 , 4 airborn batalions landed to secure key points in Normandy and provide a protective wall for the inavsion. on the second day the majority of the invasion force.
  • D DAY

    D DAY
    On 5 beaches the Allies landed, Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha, and Utah. The US beach of Omaha was the bloodiest claming 2,000 lives before it was secure. All in all the invasion was a succses and the Allies had made the germans remeber we are still hear
  • Philippine Sea

    Philippine Sea
    This battle seailed the Japanese defeat as they lost 3 aircraft carriers 600 planes and two destroyers to the americans only loosing 130 aircraft. I went down as the Wild turkey shoot do to the number of US aces created during that battle.
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    Warsaw Rising

    The uprising of the warsaw ghetto and later the people around the city, showed that the germans could not leave there citys un garrisoned as they could successfuly rivolt vs the police force. Do to unrest and hatred to the Nazi occupiers the people of warsaw grew unhappy and eventualy mounted a revolt. If it wasnt for air supirioryty and that they bomeb 90% of the city killing most of the civilian polulation.
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden
    this operation was to increase the speed of the allies liberating europe. It intailed for the British paratroopers to capture seven key bridges and to hold them until the allied armore got there. The bridge plan failed do to the first 6 bridges not being captured. The only one that was was the one at Arnhem or "the bridge to far".
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    Battle of the Bulge

    Hitlers last plan. It was the Nazis last ofencive on the western front. It involved attaking the allied forces head on at the same place were the germans broke trogh to invade beligum and France. It would have succeded if it wasent for the god like resistance put up by the 101 airborn Division screaming eagles at bastogne. The germans were eventualy defeted by the arival of general Pattons Third army. The germans could never replenish there loses and eventualy were defited.
  • Yalta conference

    Yalta conference
    Its were the Big three (roosvelt, chirchill and stalin) were soposed to decide how to carve out europe after the war. It was a compleat failer do to that nothing was agreed on exept that and I quote "we all believe that we don't like the others opinion".
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    The battle of Iwo Jima. Inch by Inch the americans gained growend. In that battle a life was lost for every meter on that Island ( iwojima has an area of 24,000 meters,30,000 men died on that island its more people dead than island) It marked that the road to tokyo would be filled with death. It also showed the americans that Japan is wiling to fight to the last man (only 216 soldiers were captured out of 24,000).
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    Battle for Okinawa

    One of the bloodiest battles of the war were the japanese foght to the bitter end giving very few ground every day. It is made famose for having the most oficial bonzai charges in a battle. 20% of the hole island was bombed. The "typhoon of Steel" is the name given to the last Japanese attakes at Mt.Shuri were they bonzi charged american soldiers.
  • Battle for Berlin

    Battle for Berlin
    The battle for Berlin markes the end of the Third Riech and it also markes the end for hilter (no marco he is not in the moon). The city was almost completly destroyed and it created controversy on the sides of the americans as patton was told to let the russians go in first. If he wasent told that he would have brought V day in europe 2 days earler. Generals Zhukov Third shock army took the city in May 2 1945. The battle was proclamed over when the 142 rifledevision took the Reichstag.
  • Germany surrenders V day

    Germany surrenders V day
    The germans finaly surrender and prepare to recive punishment.
  • Hiroshima Nuked

    Hiroshima Nuked
    United Staes drop the first nukler weapon used in combat. It was name little boy. Hiroshima was the targeted city.
  • Nagasaki Nuked

    Nagasaki Nuked
    Japan dident surrender after its first tast of US freedom so truman gave them another. Fat Man dropped over Nagasaki killing thousands of civilians.
  • Japan finaly surrenders V day

    Japan finaly surrenders V day
    Japan after suffering to nukelr bombs finaly surrenders to the Alies. Most Japanese admirals and generals comit seppuku. Hideki Tojo almost killed himself but the US army saved his life to later execute him. He is belived to have told the doctor that was pashing him up to let him die with honor.