World at War (WWII)

  • Benito Mussolini Born

    Italian dictator who allied himself with Hitler.
  • Harry Truman Born

    Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, wh gained his positonafte FDR died. He ordered the bombs to be dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • Hideki Tojo Born

    He was the main actor in attacking China in July. Tojo was not responsible for allying with Gemayand Italy, but he didn't brektheir alliance either.
  • George S. Patton Born

    An opiniated genera in the U.S. who eved WWI and WWII. Patton’s forces defeted the German counterattack in the Battle of the Bulge
  • Adolf Hitle Born

    Dictator of Gemany, Austrian-born, eader of the Nazi's. Even wrote the autobiography 'Mein Kampf'
  • Dwight D.Eisenhower Born

    Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States (After Harry Truman) from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II.
  • Omar Bradley Born

    United States Army General in North Africa and Europe during World War II.
  • Vernon Baker Born

    Vernon Joseph Baker was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II.
  • Holocaust

    The Holocaust (also called Ha-Shoah in Hebrew) refers to the period from January 30, 1933 - when Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany - to May 8, 1945, when the war in Europe officially ended.
  • Flying Tigers

    US America fighter plots used in WWII the aid China agains Japan. The airpanes were painted with shark teeth and eyes.
  • Atom Bomb

    The project first started in late 1941. On July 16, 1945, the bomb was tested in New Mexico.
  • Manhattan Project

    The project name for the building of Atomic Bombs
  • Korematsu v. U.S.Executive Order 9066

    U.S.Executive Order 9066 - An order signed and issued by President FDR on February 19, 1942, creating certain areas as military zones.
    Korematsu was against this.
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code speakers were used to relay messages impossible for the enemy to understand. The Navajo code talkers were commended for their skill, speed, and accuracy demonstrated throughout the war.
  • Bataan Death March

    U.S. surrendered at the Bataan Peninsula on the main Philippine island of Luzon to the Japanese during World War II, the exact 75,000 captured troops on Bataan were forced to make aliterally killer 65-mile march to prison camps.
  • Battle of Midway

    A Naval battle that took place 6ix months after the Attack on Pearl Harbor. It was one of the most decisive battles.
  • Office of War Information

  • Mechant Marines

    The United States Merchant Marine provided the greatest sealift in history between the production army at home and the fighting forces scattered around the globe in World War II.
  • D-Day

    The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning. It took place in coast of France’s Normandy region.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Soviet leader, US leader, and the leader of Britain met in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 1945 to August 2 1945, to decide how to end WWII.
  • Hiroshima/Nagasaki

    August 6, 1945, the Atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Three days later, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    The Nuremberg Trials were a series of military tribunals, held by the Allies after World War II. They prostecuted the economic leadership of Nazi Germany. Theylasted almost a yer, ending in Oct. 1st 1946