world war 2 by jeffrey pope

  • war starts

    war starts when germany invades poland under adolf hitler
  • france and britian declare war

    france the united kingdom australia canada new zealand and south africa declare war agianst germany
  • soviet union invades poland

    Red Army invades Poland in accordance with Nazi-Soviet Pact
  • warsaw falls

    warsaw falls to nazi germany
  • red army attacks

    Red Army attacks Finland
  • germany invades

    German Army invades Denmark and Norway
  • battle of britian

    Battle of Britain begins when germany attacks mainland britian by air
  • germany attacks

    German Army invades France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; Winston Churchill appointed British Prime Minister
  • italy enters

    italy declares war on britian and france
  • nazis attack france

    Nazis take Paris
  • italy invades

    the italians invade british controled egypt from italian controled lybia
  • axis power

    italy germany and japan sign the tripartite pact
  • italy invades

    italy invades greece from albania
  • battle of britian ends

    the air battle over britian end in defeat for nazi germany
  • axis powers attack

    Nazi Germany and its Axis partners (except Bulgaria) invade the Soviet Union. Finland, seeking redress for the territorial losses in the armistice concluding the Winter War, joins the Axis just before the invasion. The Germans quickly overrun the Baltic States and, joined by the Finns, lay siege to Leningrad (St. Petersburg) by September. In the center, the Germans capture Smolensk in early August and drive on Moscow by October. In the south, German and Romanian troop
  • soviet counteroffensive

    A Soviet counteroffensive drives the Germans from the Moscow suburbs in chaotic retreat
  • a day that will live in infamy

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor
  • merica enters war

    The United States declares war on Japan, entering World War II. Japanese troops land in the Philippines, French Indochina (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia), and British Singapore. By April 1942, the Philippines, Indochina, and Singapore are under Japanese occupation.
  • axis declares war

    Nazi Germany and its Axis partners declare war on the United States.
  • allies on offensive

    US and British troops land at several points on the beaches of Algeria and Morocco in French North Africa. The failure of the Vichy French troops to defend against the invasion enables the Allies to move swiftly to the western border of Tunisia, and triggers the German occupation of southern France on November 11.
  • hilter commits suicide

    Hitler commits suicide with his girlfriend eva braun
  • germany surrenders

    germany surrender s to the western allies after soviet russia invades
  • little boy is dropped

    The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
  • fat man is dropped

    The United States drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
  • japan surrenders

    japan has an unconditional surrender after two atomic bombs are dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki