World War 2

  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Germany invades Poland to take it over and divid it with Russia because they are under a peace treaty
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    "War between Finland and Russia, David and Golliath, good and evil,
    democracy and totalitarianism, freedom and slavery, against the Third Aggressor of WWII"
  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    German attacks France inorder to take controll
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain and is going to help in the war
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    Hitler gained control over Rumania and the Balkans, as King Carol accepted the ultimatum and renounced the guarantee of protection pledged a year ago by Anglo-French imperialism.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    System by which the United States aided its World War II allies with war materials, such as ammunition, tanks, airplanes, and trucks, and with food and other raw materials.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    e battle of Stalingrad is considered by historians as a decisive turning point of World War II, during which German forces were defeated after five months of combat.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese,and because of that the U.S is pulled in to the war.
  • Japanese internment camps

    Japanese internment camps
    U.S.A puts most of the Asian population in the camps because of the parnoia of them being spys
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway, fought over and near the tiny U.S. mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll, represents the strategic high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    The Battle of El Alamein, fought in the deserts of North Africa, is seen as one of the decisive victories of World War Two.
  • Guadalcanal

    The Battle of Guadalcanal took place in 1942 when the US Marines landed on August 7th. The landing at Guadalcanal was unopposed - but it took the Americans six months to defeat the Japanese in what was to turn into a classic battle of attrition.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad is considered by many historians to have been the turning point in World War Two in Europe. The battle at Stalingrad bled the German army dry in Russia and after this defeat, the Germany Army was in full retreat
  • Holocaust

    Hitler moved the Jews out the gettos and in to the Concentration Camps
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    The chief discussion centred on the opening of a “second front” in western Europe.
  • D-Day

    Operation Overlord, during World War II, the Allied invasion of western Europe, which was launched on June 6, 1944 (the most celebrated D-Day of the war),
  • McArthur’s plan for Japan

    McArthur’s plan for Japan
    He wanted to take back the Philippines
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt , Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Premier Joseph Stalin, which met at Yalta in the Crimea to plan the final defeat and occupation of Nazi Germany.
  • F.D.R’s death

    F.D.R’s death
    F.D. R dies from brain clots
  • Mussolini’s assassination

    Mussolini’s assassination
    Mussolini’s assassination. He and his wife where hung up side down and shot at for amusment
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    Hitler sprawled on the sofa, dripping with blood from a gunshot to his right temple. Eva Braun had died from swallowing poison.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The conferees discussed the substance and procedures of the peace settlements in Europe but did not attempt to write peace treaties.
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima

    Atomic bomb on Hiroshima
    The U.S bombs Hiroshima & Nagasaki in hope they surrender
  • Atomic bomb is droped on Nagasaki

    Atomic bomb is droped on Nagasaki
    U.S bombs Nagasaki as well
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    The name "United Nations", coined by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt was first used in the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942, during the Second World War.
  • Nuremburg Trials

    Nuremburg Trials
    The Nuremberg Trials is the general name for two sets of trials of Nazis involved in crimes committed during the Holocaust of World War II.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    the United States and the Soviet Union fought together as allies against the Axis powers. However, the relationship between the two nations was a tense one.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    At the end of WW II, Berlin was divided into American, British, French, and Soviet sectors. Supplies for western sectors had to pass through the Soviet-controlled zone, and as friction between the USSR and the West widened so the Soviets increased interference with traffic.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    barricades of paving stones were erected, tanks were gathered at crucial places and subways and local railway services were interrupted, so that within a day the West of Berlin was completely sealed off from the East.
  • Cuban Missile crisis

    Cuban Missile crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest the world ever came to nuclear war. The United States armed forces were at their highest state of readiness ever and Soviet field commanders in Cuba were prepared to use battlefield nuclear weapons to defend the island if it was invaded.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Europe was devastated by years of conflict during World War II. Millions of people had been killed or wounded. Industrial and residential centers in England, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Belgium and elsewhere lay in ruins. Much of Europe was on the brink of famine as agricultural production had been disrupted by war.