US History

  • ww2 starts

    it started because Germany invadid Poland.
  • Japan attacks pearl harbor

  • Bataan Death March

    It was the forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60-80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II
  • Battle of Midway

    In May 1942, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto sought to draw the US Pacific Fleet into a battle where he could overwhelm and destroy it. To accomplish this he planned an invasion of Midway Island which would provide a base for attacking Hawaii. Using decrypted Japanese radio intercepts, Admiral Chester Nimitz was able to counter this offensive. On June 4, 1942, US aircraft flying from USS Enterprise, USS Hornet, and USS Yorktown attacked and sunk four Japanese carriers, forcing Yamamoto to with
  • Concentration Camps begin to be liberated

    Concentration camps begin to be liberated.
  • Island Hopping

    In June 1943, the Allies launched Operation Cartwheel, which defined their offensive strategy in the South Pacific. The operation was aimed at isolating the major Japanese forward base, at Rabaul, and cutting its supply and communication lines. This prepared the way for Nimitz's island-hopping campaign towards Japan.
  • Franklin Roosevelt dies and Harry Truman becomes president

    It was a day when Franklin Roosevelt got killed and Harry Truman became president.
  • Postdam Conference

    Truman (for the US), Stalin (for the USSR) and Attlee (for Britain) agreed: on things that would make the world better
  • V-J Day

    Also know as Victory over japan day
  • battle of normandy/d day