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World War 2

  • German Anschluss with Austria

    German Anschluss with Austria
    Hitler went ahead with his plans to unify all German-speaking people. He annexed Austria then demanded the liberation of German people in the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. Neville Chamberlain flew to Germany to attempt a settlement before war broke out.
  • Treaty of Munich

    Treaty of Munich
    Hitler, Chamberlain, Daladier of France and Mussolini of Italy met in Munich and agreed that Hitler should have the Sudetanland of Czechoslovakia. The Czechs were not represented at the meeting and realising that no country would come to their aid were forced to surrender the Sudetenland to Germany. Hitler assured those at the meeting that this was the extent of his ambitions for expansion. Chamberlain returned to England with a piece of paper signed by Hitler, proclaiming 'peace in our time.'
  • Invasion of Poland by Germany

    Invasion of Poland by Germany
    Hitler invaded Poland in September 1939.
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    The World War 2

    The World War 2 starts from Sept. 1st 1939 to Aug. 14th 1945
  • Britian and France

    Britian and France
    After the invasion of Poland, Britian and France declare war on Germany
  • U.S.

    U.S.
    The U.S. remain neutral.
  • Russia invades Poland

    Russia invades Poland
    Russia invades Poland after Germany attacks Poland.
  • Final Polish surrender

    Final Polish surrender
    The last remaining Polish forces surrender.
  • Russia invades Finland

    Russia invades Finland
    Russia invades Finland after they attack Poland.
  • German Enigma

    German Enigma
    The first German Enigma messages are decoded by British intelligence.
  • Russia and Finland War

    Russia and Finland War
    Russia-Finland war ends. It convinces Hitler that the Russian military is ineffective.
  • Operation Weserübung

    Operation Weserübung
    Denmark and Norway falls to Germany and occupies the countries.
  • British forces land in Narvik, Norway

    British forces land in Narvik, Norway
    British forces land in Narvik, Norway, but leave sin 10 days
  • Battle of France

    Battle of France
    After conquering Poland, Germany attacked France. France fell in June 1940, and soon the Nazis overran most of the rest of Europe and North Africa. Only Britain, led by Winston Churchill, was not defeated.
  • Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain.

    Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain.
    Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain.He led Great Britain through World war 2.
  • Germany invades Holland, Belgium, and Luxemburg

    Germany invades Holland, Belgium, and Luxemburg
    Germany invades France, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg after Denmark, Poland, and Norway.
  • British and French forces at Dunkirk resist German attack.

    British and French forces at Dunkirk resist German attack.
    The British and the French Forces finally resist the Germans in Durkirk.
  • Norway

    Norway
    Norway surrenders to Germany.
  • Italy declares war

    Italy declares war
    Italy declares war on the collapsing France and on Britain.
  • German Troops and Paris

    German Troops and Paris
    German troops march into Paris
  • Russia invades again

    Russia invades again
    Russia invades Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
  • France and Germany

    France and Germany
    The French, Marshall Petain, signed an armistice with Germany taking France, which had been devastated, out of the war and into German occupation
  • France surrenders

    France surrenders
    France surrenders
  • Russia annexes

    Russia annexes
    Russia annexes the eastern regions of Romania.
  • Germany invades the British Channel islands.

    Germany invades the British Channel islands.
    After the resistance of France and Britain, Germany invades the British Channel islands.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    British victory in Battle of Britain forces Hitler to postpone invasion plans.
  • Hitler changes mind

    Hitler changes mind
    Hitler changes the Luftwaffe's objective from destroying the Royal Air Force to bombing London. This allows the R.A.F to recover and win the battle of Britain.
  • Axis Powers

    Axis Powers
    Japan, Germany, and Itlay signed a mutual alliance creating the Axis Powers.
  • Spain

    Spain
    Spain rejects Hitler's offer to join the war and remains neutral.
  • British sinks Italian fleet

    British sinks Italian fleet
    British carrier aircraft sink Italian fleet in Taranto's harbor. Yamamoto in Japan is impressed by their success.
  • Hungary and Romania

    Hungary and Romania
    Hungary and Romania, both military dictatorships, join The Axis.
  • Planning of Operation Barbarossa

    Planning of Operation Barbarossa
    Hitler begins Operation Barbarossa - the invasion of Russia.
  • Bulgaria

    Bulgaria
    Bulgaria joins The Axis. The Axis-Russian border now stretch from the Baltic sea to the black sea.
  • Japan and Russia

     Japan and Russia
    After military clashes, Japan and Russia sign non-aggression pact.
  • Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Yugoslavia surrenders. British forces evacuate Greek mainland to Crete
  • Invasion of the Soviet Union

    Invasion of the Soviet Union
    Hitler attacks with 4 million troops against the Soviet Union.
  • Japanese Invasion

    Japanese Invasion
    Japan invades French Indo-China (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia)
  • Ukraine and Hitler

    Ukraine and Hitler
    Hitler, eager to occupy the rich Ukraine first, orders to stop army group Center's advance to Moscow and to transfer its two tank armies to army groups "North" and "South". This is perhaps Hitler's greatest mistake. The German Generals argue in vain against it.
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
    Just before 8 on the morning of December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The barrage lasted just two hours, but it was devastating: The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and almost 200 airplanes. More than 2,000 Americans soldiers and sailors died in the attack, and another 1,000 were wounded; that was when the U.S. entered World War 2.
  • Pacific War Begins

    Pacific War Begins
    The Pacific War is a war in the Pacific islands which ended up to the fall of the Empire of Japan and the continuation of the Chinese Revolution and the freedom of many other Asian countries.
  • U.S. and Britain

    U.S. and Britain
    The U.S. and Great Britian declare war on Japan.
  • Manila

    Manila
    Japanese forces occupy Manila.
  • Indonesia

    Indonesia
    Japanese forces invades Indonesia
  • Malaysia

    Malaysia
    Japanese forces occupy Malaysia
  • Burma

    Burma
    Japanese forces invade Burma
  • German U- Boats

    German U- Boats
    German U-boats begin to sink ships along the US East coast.
  • Solomon Islands

    Solomon Islands
    Japanese forces invades Solomn Islands
  • Singapore falls to the Japanese

    Singapore falls to the Japanese
    Singapore falls to the Japanese in February - around 25,000 prisoners taken.
  • Bombing of Tokyo

    Bombing of Tokyo
    Doolittle's raid - US bombers bomb Tokyo.
  • Surrender of Phillipines

    Surrender of Phillipines
    The last American troops in the Phillipines surrender
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The USA defeated the Japanese navy at the Battle of Midway and stopped the Japanese invasion. Following this victory, the US navy was able to push the Japanese back.
  • Japanese and Guadalcanal

    Japanese and Guadalcanal
    Japanese forces land in Guadalcanal
  • Fail on Dieppe

    Fail on Dieppe
    Allied landing in Dieppe fails.
  • Stalingard

    Stalingard
    The German 6th army reach Stalingrad, the battle of Stalingrad begins.
  • Stop of German Advance

    Stop of German Advance
    The German advance in Stalingrad is stopped.
  • The 2nd battle of El Alamein

    The 2nd battle of El Alamein
    The 2nd battle of El Alamein in North Africa begins.
  • Russian Flanking Counter Attack

    Russian Flanking Counter Attack
    The Russian flanking counter attack around Stalingrad begins
  • German Surrender in Stalingard

    German Surrender in Stalingard
    Feb 2 - The last German forces in Stalingrad surrender
  • North Africa

    North Africa
    The long North Africa campaign ends. The Allies control North Africa
  • Sunken U-Boats of the Germans

    Sunken U-Boats of the Germans
    41 German U-boats sunk in 3 weeks. Doenitz retreats all U-boats from the North atlantic
  • The battle of Kursk

    The battle of Kursk
    The battle of Kursk begins
  • Mussolini

    Mussolini
    Mussolini is replaced and arrested
  • German Enigma

    German Enigma
    The Germans know the Enigma was decoded, but believe the new types and procedures are safe again.
  • Italy

    Italy
    The Allies invade Italy's mainland
  • Italy surrenders.

     Italy surrenders.
    Italy surrenders. The German forces in northern and central Italy occupy it
  • Submarine Allied

    Submarine Allied
    Allied anti submarine bases established in the Azores, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic wall

    Atlantic wall
    Rommel takes command of the "atlantic wall" in the French coast
  • P-51 Fighters

    P-51 Fighters
    P-51 fighters provide all-the-way long range escort to bombers over Germany
  • Eisenhower

    Eisenhower
    Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of western allies forces
  • Ukraine

    Ukraine
    The Russians advance into the Ukraine
  • Oil Industry of the Germans

    Oil Industry of the Germans
    May - Allied bombers begin to concentrate on the German fuel industry
  • D Day

    D Day
    The United States and Allied troops invaded Normandy, France while Russia fought in the East.
  • Phillipine

    Phillipine
    Battle of the Phillipine sea
  • Warsaw

    Warsaw
    Warsaw revolts against the Germans
  • Romania

    Romania
    Romania surrenders to the Russians. Its oil fields were Germany's only source of natural oil
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden
    Operation Market Garden in Holland
  • Athens

    Athens
    Athens is liberated
  • Suicide Pilots

    Suicide Pilots
    Oct 20 - The Marines land in Leyte, in the Philippines. In response, the Japanese Navy begins to use Kamikaze suicide pilots.
  • B-29 bombers

    B-29 bombers
    B-29 bombers begin to bomb Tokyo from bases in the Mariana islands
  • Russians reach Germany

    Russians reach Germany
    The Russians reach Germany itself at the Oder river
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    The Marines land in Iwo Jima
  • Cologne, Germany

    Cologne, Germany
    The Allies occupy Cologne, Germany
  • Okinawa

     Okinawa
    The Marines land in Okinawa. Japan orders all its forces to use Kamikaze suicide tactic
  • Yamato

    Yamato
    The super battleship Yamato is sunk on its way to a Kamikaze fight in Okinawa
  • President Roosevelt

    President Roosevelt
    President Roosevelt dies.
  • American and Russian

     American and Russian
    American and Russian forces meet
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    Germany surrenders. The war in Europe ends
  • Test of Atomic Bomb

    Test of Atomic Bomb
    The US tests the atomic bomb in New Mexico; it works
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    Hiroshima is destroyed by an atomic bomb
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki
    Nagasaki is destroyed by an atomic bomb
  • WW2 Ends

    WW2 Ends
    Japan surrenders. World War 2 finally ends.