World war 2

  • Lend lease

    Lend lease
    The Lend-Lease Act of 1941 allowed the U.S. government to lend or lease war supplies to any nation before actively entering the fighting
  • Island hopping

    Island hopping
    The US “island hopping” strategy targeted key islands and atolls to capture and equip with airstrips, bringing B-29 bombers within range of the enemy homeland,
  • Atlantic charter

    Atlantic charter
    The Atlantic Charter was a joint declaration issued during World War II (1939-45) by the United States and Great Britain that set out a vision for the postwar world.
  • Pearl harbor

    Pearl harbor
    Pearl Harbor is an American lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu. It has been long visited by the Naval fleet of the United States
  • Japanese interment camps

     Japanese interment camps
    Japanese internment camps were established during World War II by President Franklin Roosevelt through his Executive Order 9066. From 1942 to 1945, it was the policy of the U.S. government that people of Japanese descent would be interred in isolated camps.
  • Bataan

    The Bataan Death March took place in April 1942, during World War II, when approximately 75000 Filipino and American troops on the Bataan
  • Battle of midway

    Battle of midway
    The Battle of Midway was an epic WWII clash between the U.S. Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy that played out six months
  • Guadalcanal

    The World War II Battle of Guadalcanal was the first major offensive and a decisive victory for the Allies in the Pacific theater
  • Operation torch

    Operation torch
    The operation was a compromise between U.S. and British planners as the latter felt that the American-advocated landing in northern Europe
  • The italian campaign

    The italian campaign
    The Italian Campaign, from July 10, 1943, to May 2, 1945, was a series of Allied beach landings and land battles from Sicily and southern Italy up the Italian mainland toward Nazi Germany.
  • D-Day

    Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France's Normandy region.
  • Meeting at yalta

    Meeting at yalta
    The Yalta Conference was a meeting of three World War II allies: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
  • Los Alamos

    Los Alamos
    the world's first atomic bomb was detonated 200 miles south of Los Alamos at Trinity Site. This test proved that scientists at the Laboratory had successfully weaponized the atom. By this time, Hitler had been defeated in Europe, but the Japanese Empire continued an aggressive war.
  • Meeting at potsdam

    Meeting at potsdam
    They gathered to decide how to administer Germany, which had agreed to unconditional surrender nine weeks earlier on the 8th of May (Victory in Europe Day). The goals of the conference also included the establishment of the postwar order, peace treaty issues, and countering the effects of the war.
  • Hiroshima nagasaki

    Hiroshima nagasaki
    On August 6, 1945, during World War II (1939-45), an American B-29 bomber dropped the world's first deployed atomic bomb over.
  • Fall of Berlin

    Fall of Berlin
    The Berlin Wall TheFall of the Wall. On November 9, 1989, as the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, the spokesman for East