World War 2

  • Nazi's Invades Poland

    Nazi's Invades Poland
    German forces invaded Poland from the north, south, and west. As the Germans advanced, Polish forces withdrew from their forward bases of operation close to the Polish-German border to more established lines of defence to the east.
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    Start and End of WW2

  • Russia invades Finland

    Russia invades Finland
    It began with a Soviet offensive on 30 November 1939, three months after the start of World War II and the Soviet invasion of Poland, and ended on 13 March 1940 with the Moscow Peace Treaty. This is also known as the Winter War.
  • Norway Surrenders

    After two months of desperate resistance, the last surviving Norwegian and British defenders of Norway are overwhelmed by the Germans, and the country is forced to surrender to the Nazis.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Pearl Harbor Attack was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941
  • First Bomb dropped

    First Bomb dropped
    Hiroshima was the primary target of the first nuclear bombing mission on August 6, with Kokura and Nagasaki being alternative targets. August 6 was chosen because clouds had previously obscured the target