U.S. in World War II

By akremer
  • Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese bombed the American Naval base in Hawaii. This event led to the declaration of war by the United States.
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    U.S. in World War II

  • American Declaration of War

    American Declaration of War
    President Roosevelt asked permission from Congress to declare war on Japan
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    A Japanese air attack of U.S. forces.
  • Battle of Midway

    Japanese forces attacked the U.S. base at Midway in order to destroy the U.S. Pacific Fleet's aircraft force.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    A battle for strategic advantage for which ever side claimed it.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    A brutle battle in the city of Stalingrad between the Allies and the German army.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Allied forces invaded North Africa to create a second front to attack from.
  • D-Day/Battle of Normandy

    D-Day/Battle of Normandy
    160,000 allied troops landed along the French coastline of Normandy to fight against the Nazi forces that occupied it.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Hitler ordered a mass attack on the Allies in order to cut of the armies.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    U.S. forces attacked the Japanese controlled island of Iwo Jima in order to gain a tacticle advantage.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    U.S. forces attacked Okinawa due to its importance to the Japanese.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    Victory in Europe for the Allies when the German army surrended to the Soviets.
  • Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. One on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, and the second on nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Japan surrendered to the Allies, ending Word War II.
  • Nuremberg War Crimes Trail

    War crime trails were held for Nazi leaders.
  • Establishment of the Nation of Israel

    Establishment of the Nation of Israel
    The Nation of Israel was established.