World War 2 Events

Timeline created by tchambers16
In History
  • Hitler was named chancellor of Germany

    Hitler was named chancellor of Germany
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
  • France and England declare war on Germany

  • British and French troops evacuate Dunkerque

    British and French troops evacuate Dunkerque
  • Paris falls to Germany

  • The Lend-Lease Act is signed into law

    The Lend-Lease Act is signed into law
  • Germany invades Russia breaking their "nonaggresion" partnership

  • Peral Harbor Attack

    Peral Harbor Attack
  • US declares war on Japan

    US declares war on Japan
  • Japanese Americans are sent to internment camps

    Japanese Americans are sent to internment camps
  • U.S. Navy wins the Battle of Midway

  • D-Day: The Allied invasion of Europe begins

  • President Roosevelt dies at his retreat in Warm Springs, CA

    President Roosevelt dies at his retreat in Warm Springs, CA
  • Hitler poisons his wife and kills himself

    Hitler poisons his wife and kills himself
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
  • Japan Surrenders to the United States

    Japan Surrenders to the United States
  • The atomic bomb is dropped on hiroshima

    The atomic bomb is dropped on hiroshima