World War 2

  • Germany invades poland

    Germany invades poland
    The attack to start the war
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    Stalin is trying to take over all of the little countries around Russia to create a protective buffer zone.
  • Germany attacks france

    Germany attacks france
    germany invades france and makes then sign a peace treaty
  • Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister

    Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister
    Fought for peace throughout Europe and was a big part of ending the war.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Germany and Britain fought a battle in the air and britiain held off germany.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    Was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    To gain access to a quicker route to invade Russia.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    lighting war. Concentration of offensive weapons along a narrow front and they would drive the enemey back.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Japanese attack the harbor with an surpise air attack which caused many ships and planes to be damaged and 2400 soliders dead
  • Holocaust

    the mass murding of jews during ww2
  • Japanese internment camps

    Japanese internment camps
    US president put japanese in camps, to make sure there are no spies talking to Japan during the war. Life was hard in the camps, tight living quaters and nothing to do.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    Axis and Allied forces chased each other over the hostile terrain of the North African desert
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The other turning pointin the Pacific war.
  • Guadalcanal

    us takes over the guadalcanal air base in a big turning point in the war
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    Allied forces meet to discuss d-day, war strategy, and defeating Japan.
  • D-Day

    D-day was the invasion by the US miltiary of Normandy
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister FDR, Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin made important decisions regarding the future progress of the war and the postwar world.
  • F.D.R’s death

    F.D.R’s death
    he died of a brain hemorrhage.
  • Mussolini's assassination

    Mussolini's assassination
    The killing to get a dictator out of office.
  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler's Suicide
    To avoid torture, he killed himself.
  • Postdam Conference

    Postdam Conference
    The conference that was held in Berlin suburbs.
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    This was the American's final hope to end the war and it worked successfully.
  • MacArthur's Plan for Japan

    MacArthur's Plan for Japan
    His plan to demilitarize Japan, put war criminals on trial, establish a constitutional monarchy, kept military in Japan.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    it started in 1942 to sign the atlantic charter. To use all reasoures agaisnt the axis.
  • Nuremburg Trials

    Nuremburg Trials
    Leading Nazis were tried for their crimes committed during World War 2
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Channeled over $13 billion to finance the economic recovery of Europe between 1948 and 1951.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    US president sends supplies to west berlin
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    The tension and armsrace of The U.S. and the Soviet Union
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    a wall seperating east and west germany
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Soviet missiles on Cuba land just 90 miles from U.S. shores