Timeline of WW2

  • Rise of Hitler-Holocaust

    Rise of Hitler-Holocaust
    President Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler Chancellor of Germany
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  • Germany invaded Poland

    Germany invaded Poland
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    Even before its entry into the war, the United States had become very concerned with the nuclear threat of the Axis powers.
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  • Britain, Australia, New Zealand and France declare war on Germany

  • The Battle of the Atlantic begins

    The Battle of the Atlantic begins
    which lasted from September 1939 until the defeat of Germany in 1945, was the war’s longest continuous military campaign.
  • Italy declares war on France and Great Britain

    Italy declares war on France and Great Britain
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    June 10- October 31 1940. United Kingdom and Canada Vs. Germany and Italy.
  • U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease bill

  • Germany invades the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa)

  • Seige of Leningrad

    Also known as 900 day seige.
  • The Japanese launch a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

  • Battle of Wake Island

    battle began simultaneously with the Attack on Pearl Harbor and ended on 23 December 1941, with the surrender of the American forces to the Japanese.
  • Battle of Guam

    was an engagement during the Pacific War inWorld War II, and took place on 8 December 1941 on Guam in the Mariana Islands between the Empire of Japan and the United States.
  • Philippines Campaign

    The invasion of the Philippines by Japan in 1941–1942 and the defense of the islands by Filipino and United States forces.
  • Germany and Italy declare war on the United States; then the United States declares war on Germany and Italy

  • Bataan Death MArch

    American troops captured on the Bataan Peninsula begin a forced march to a prison camp near Cabanatuan. During this infamous trek, known as the "Bataan Death March," the prisoners were forced to march 85 miles in six days, with only one meal of rice during the entire journey. By the end of the march, which was punctuated with atrocities committed by the Japanese guards, hundreds of Americans and many more Filipinos had died.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of coral sea was fought from may 4th to may 8th 1942 ,this was a major naval battle, this battle was the first battle that air craft carriers engaged each other.the japanese were going to occupy port moresby in new guinea and tulagi in the solomon islands, the U.S. got inteligence on the info and sent 2 U.S. navy carrier task forces and a austrailian cruiser force, the japanese won the battle by ship sunks but in reality the allied forces won by strategic combat .
  • The Battle of Midway begins

  • First Battle of El Alamein begins

    Allies against Axis
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    August 1942-February 1943
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    On 2 February 1943, in what is considered the turning point of the Second World War, the final remnants of the German Sixth Army surrendered at the Battle of Stalingrad.
  • Battle of Milne

    battle of milne was from aug 25 to sept 7 1942. the kaigun rikusentai attacked the allied forces at milne bay. japan had bad intelligence and miscalculated the battalion of the u.s. and austrailia who was the first line of defense. japan was pushed back and then retreated due to the number of japanese casualties
  • Second Battle of El Almein

    Brtitain against axis. October 23-November 5
  • Battle of Operation Torch

    Following the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, American ground troops saw virtually no action for almost a year.
  • Battle of Kursk

    Germany vs. Russia.Germany’s last grand offensive on the Eastern Front and the largest ever tank battle the world’s ever seen,
  • Allied Invasion of Italy

    initially planned as a temporary substitute for the cross-Channel invasion of France
  • Normandy Invasion (D-Day)

    Normandy Invasion (D-Day)
    The Normandy Invasion, or D-Day, remains the largest seaborne invasion in history, involving nearly three million troops crossing the English Channel from England to Normandy in occupied France..
  • Battle of the Bulge

    December- 1944- Jan 25, 1945.
    Allies vs. Germany
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    19 Feb 1945 - 26 Mar 1945.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    over 250,000 people lost their lives 150,000 of them were okinawans the japan military were gonna fight to the last man stand which was almost acheived , 100,000 japanese soldiers were killed it ended june 22 after japan surrenderd, cause the end was the a bomb Report
  • Battle at Berlin

    Battle at Berlin
    Started on April 16 and ended on May 2,1945. Soviet Union against Germany.
  • Hiroshima Bombing

    Hiroshima Bombing
    an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure.
  • Nagasaki Bombing

    Nagasaki Bombing
    a second B-29 dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's unconditional surrender in World War II in a radio address on August 15, citing the devastating power of "a new and most cruel bomb.
  • Peace Treaty

    surrender of the Empire of Japan on September 2, 1945, brought the hostilities of World War II to a close.