• Hitler made Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler came to power because the people were in a depression 1933
  • The Munich Pact

    the last time the country’s gave into Germany 1938
  • Kristallnacht

    when the Nazis began to attack the Jewish people
  • Invation of Poland

    Germany attacked Poland September 1, 1939
  • Dunkirk

    the evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkirk
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    hundreds of Japanese planes attack the naval base
  • Bataan Death March

    U.S. surrender of the Bataan Peninsula on the main Philippine island of Luzon to the Japanese during World War II (1939-45).
  • D-Day

    resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Hitler attempted to split the Allied armies in northwest Europe by means of a surprise blitzkrieg
  • Yalta Conference

    took place in Russian resort town in the Crimea from February 4-11 1945
  • V E Day

    Great Britain and the United States celebrate Victory
  • The bombing of Hiroshima

    America dropped an atomic bomb on this Japanese city in August, 6, 1945
  • Japanese Invation of Manchuria

    Soviet Union officially declares war on Japan, pouring more than 1 million Soviet soldiers into Japanese-occupied Manchuria. Aug 8 1945
  • V J Day

    On August 14, 1945, Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II
  • Battle of Midway

    six months after Pearl Harbor the United States defeated Japan in one of the most decisive naval battles of World War II august 6th 1945