The World At War: Part II

Timeline created by teagueseymour111
In History
  • Fall of France

    Fall of France
    Lasted until June 25, 1940. Case Yellow or Fall Gelb was where the armored German units cut off allied units which had advanced into the country of Belgium at the Ardennes.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Last until Oct 31, 1940. Hitler sent bombers to the RAF to test their response time and the quality of their response.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese who were waging war against the Chinese, attacked the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as a preliminary to taking British, French and Dutch colonies in South East Asia. Within 2 hours 18 US warships had been sunk or damaged, 188 aircrafts were destroyed and 2,403 American military men and women had been killed.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The first battle the Russians won against Germany.
  • D-Day

    The allies launched an attack on Germany’s forces in Normandy, Western France. Thousands of transports carried an invasion army under the command of general Eisenhower at the Normandy beaches.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Lasted until Jan 25, 1945. Germany launched one final attack on the Ardennes region of Belgium in an attempt to push the allies back from German home territory. They were unsuccessful.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    Lasted until June 22, 1945. The battle of Okinawa, also known as Operation Iceberg. It was the largest amphibious landing in the Pacific theater of World War II Resulting in the most casualties with over 100,000 Japanese casualties and 50,000 casualties for the Allies.
  • Hiroshima

    Japan refused to surrender to the US which led to the bombing of the city off Hiroshima