World War 2

  • Occupation the rest of Czechoslovakia

    Occupation the rest of Czechoslovakia
    It began with the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's pretext for this effort was the alleged privations suffered by the ethnic German population living in those regions. New and extensive Czechoslovak border fortifications were also located in the same area.
  • Spanish Civil war ends

     Spanish Civil war ends
    The Spanish civil war ended with the victory of the rebels. The war ended on April 1st 1939 and took the lives of approximately 500,000 people.
  • Stalin and Hitler

    Stalin and Hitler
    Hitler and Stalin signed a non-aggression pact which included secret clauses for the division of Poland.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    At 4.45 am on 1 September 1939 the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein opened fire on the Polish garrison of the Westerplatte Fort, Danzig, in what was to become the first military engagement of World War Two. At the same time, 62 German divisions supported by 1,300 aircraft started the violent invasion of Poland.
  • Britain and France declare war on Germany

    Britain and France declare war on Germany
    Britain and France declared war on Germany after two days of the following invasion of Poland.
  • Battle of the Atlantic

    Battle of the Atlantic
    The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest battle in World War 2, which was fought in period from 1939 until the german defeat in 1945. It started in first days of war in 1939 when allied forces decleared naval blockad to Germany, immediately Germany launched counter attack. Struggles have led the greatest intensity from mid-1940 through to the end of 1943. Both sides experienced a lot of damages.
  • Invasion of France

    Invasion of France
    In World War II, the Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries, executed from 10 May 1940, which ended the Phoney War. France was divided into a German occupation zone in the north and west, a small Italian occupation zone in the southeast and a rump state in the south, Vichy France.
  • Dunkirk

    In June 1940, the British Expeditionary Force and the remnants of the French army were trapped in a pocket around the port of Dunkirk after a desperate headlong retreat. Dunkirk is about the incredible evacuation of 340,000 Allied troops, snatched from the jaws of defeat.
  • Italy daclares war on France and Great Britain

    Italy daclares war on France and Great Britain
    Italy helps for its allie - Germany
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    On 10 July, 1940, the Luftwaffe made their first bomber attack on British ships in the Channel. German leaders felt it was essential to destroy the British air force to stop it sinking the ships that would carry German soldiers across the Channel. In August, 1940 the German air force began its mass bomber attacks on British airfields, harbours, aircraft factories and radar stations. During the next three months the Royal Air Force lost 792 planes and over 500 pilots were killed.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Operation Barbarossa, or Case Barbarossa, was the code name for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during the Second World War. Beginning on 22 June 1941, over 3.9 million troops of the Axis powers invaded the USSR along a 2,900 km (1,800 mi) front, the largest invasion in the history of warfare. In addition to troops, Barbarossa involved 600,000 motor vehicles and 750,000 horses.
  • Pearl Harbour

    Pearl Harbour
    On the 7th of December 1941 at 7:53 am Japanese warplanes attacked the American fleet as it lay at anchor in Pearl Harbor, the Naval base in Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands. Without a declaration of war from the Japanese, the attacks came as a complete surprise to the American nation although war with Japan was expected to break out at anytime.
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    The battle of Stalingrad was fought between 23 August 1942 and 2 February 1943. It was one of the most hard fought battles of the Second World War – there were high levels of civilian and military casualties, and much of the city was reduced to rubble during the battle.The ultimate outcome of the battle was a crushing victory for the Soviet Union, which turned the tide of the war in their favour.
  • D-day

    June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.
  • US and Phillippines

    US and Phillippines
    U.S. forces land in Philippines General MacArther kept his promise "I shall return"
  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler's Suicide
    Adolf Hitler commited suicide by gunshot on 30 April, 1945 in his Fuhrerbunkerin Berlin . His wife Eva, commited suicide with him by using ingesting poison.
  • VE day

    VE day
    Victory in Europe Day commemorates May 8, 1945, the date when the World War II Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. The formal surrender of the occupying German forces in the Channel Islands was not until May 9, 1945.
  • An atomic bomb in Hiroshima.

    An atomic bomb in  Hiroshima.
    The first atomic bomb ever to be used in a military operation was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan On August 6, 1945 at 8:16:02 a.m. Hiroshima time by Americans. The bomb, affectionately named "Little Boy," exploded 1,900 feet above the courtyard of Shima Hospital, with a force equivalent to 12,500 tons of TNT. The damages were horrible...
  • Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

     Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki
    "Fat Man" is the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan, by the United States on August 9, 1945, at 10:47 PM. It was the second of the only two nuclear weapons to be used in warfare to date, and its detonation caused the third man-made nuclear explosion.