Word War II Timeline By: Mitchell Blackley

  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany. His Nazi Party, or the Third Reich, takes power and Hitler is essentially the dictator of Germany.
  • Nazi Germany

    Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy form the Rome-Berlin Axis treaty.
  • Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan

    Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact. This was a pact against communism and Russia.
  • Jews and Voting

    Jews no longer have the Right to vote
  • Hitler annexes Austria

    Hitler annexes the country of Austria into Germany. This is also called the Anschluss.
  • Hitler orders jews a curfew

    Hitler orders the Jews must follow curfews and must wear yellow stars of David
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland World War II begins
  • France And Great Britain go to war on Germany

    France and Great Britain declare war on Germany.
  • Germany invades Denmark and Norway

    Germany invades and takes control of Denmark and Norway.
  • Germany takes over western Europe

    Germany uses quick strikes called blitzkrieg, they take over much of western Europe including the Netherlands, Belgium, and northern France.
  • Jews in Concentration camps

    Jews are put into concentration camps
  • Winston Churchill leader of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes leader of the British government
  • Itlay enter the war

    Italy enters the war on the side of Axis powers.
  • Germany Air attacks Britain

    Germany launches an air attack on Great Britain. They last until the end of October and are known as the Battle of Britain.
  • Germany creates a Axis alliance

    Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact creating the Axis Alliance.
  • Axis powers attack Russia

    Germany and the Axis Powers attack Russia with a huge force of over four million troops.
  • Japan Attack Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese attack the US Navy in Pearl Harbor. The next day the US enters World War II on the side of the Allies.
  • US navy beats Japan navy

    The US Navy defeats the Japanese navy at the Battle of Midway.
  • Allies invade Sicily

    The Allies invade and take the island of Sicily.
  • Italy Surrenders to Allies

    Italy surrenders to the Allies, however Germany helps Mussolini to escape and set up a government in Northern Italy
  • D-day

    D-day and the Normandy invasion. Allied forces invade France and push back the Germans. .
  • Germany makes a large attack at Bulge

    The Germans launch a large attack in the Battle of the Bulge. They lose to the Allies sealing the fate of the German army.
  • US marines take Iwo Jima

    US Marines invade the island of Iwo Jima. They capture the island.
  • US army cross the Rhine River

    The US Third Army under General Patton crosses the Rhine River.
  • Hitler Is Died

    Adolf Hitler commits suicide as he knows Germany has lost the war
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany surrenders to the Allies.
  • US drops the bombs

    The United States drops the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan
  • Atomic bomb

    Another atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
  • Japan surrenders

    Japan surrenders to US General Douglass MacArthur and the Allies.