World War 2

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    Japanese invasion of China

    Japan was looking for raw materials that China had. War crimes against China became common.
  • Fall of Paris

    Fall of Paris
    It happened in a few short months. France tried to hold off Germany but Germany was too powerful.
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    German Blitzkrieg

    It was an attack on Russia. and the word means "a war conducted with great speed"
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    It is when Japan bombed the navel base in Pearl Harbor. It brought the U.S. into the second world war. Japan did it because they wanted to have an empire of their own.
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    It was a meeting held in Berlin to discuss what they will do with German Jews. The meeting was held with both the Nazis and German Government officials.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    It was a big battle for the U.S. fought almost entirely with aircraft. This U.S. victory prevented Japan from expanding into the Pacific Ocean.
  • D-Day

    D-Day was an invasion of Normandy by the U.S. and other allied countries. It started the campaign to liberate Europe.
  • Battle of The Bulge

    Battle of The Bulge
    It was the last German offensive fight in the western front during WW2. It took place when Hitler launched a surprise Blitzkrieg against allied forces.
  • Liberation of Concentration Camps

    Liberation of Concentration Camps
    It is when the Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz. It was the largest number of killings from any concentration complex.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    It was a conflict between Japan and the United States. The U.S. invaded Iwo Jima in hopes to capture it from Japan.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    the battle was fought between the U.S. and Japan. The goal of the operation was for the Americans to secure the island. It was the last major battle of Okinawa.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    It marked the end of WW2 in Europe. Germany surrendered its military forces to the Allies.
  • Potsdam Declaration

    Potsdam Declaration
    It called for the surrender of the Japanese. They did not agree because they did not want to give up their military forces.
  • The dropping of the atomic bomb.

    The dropping of the atomic bomb.
    The U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city if Hiroshima. It killed an estimated of 140,000 people.
  • JV Day

    JV Day
    It stands for victory over Japan day. It was the day imperial Japan Surrendered.