World War 2 Events

Timeline created by Nlail03
  • 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

    France and England declare war on Germany
  • British and French troops evacuate Dunkerque

    British and French troops evacuate Dunkerque
  • Paris falls to Germany

    Paris falls to Germany
  • The Lend-Lease Act is signed into law

    The Lend-Lease Act is signed into law
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
  • Germany invades Russia breaking there "nonaggression" partnership

    Germany invades Russia breaking there "nonaggression" partnership
  • Japan surrenders to the United States

    Japan surrenders to the United States
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
  • U.S. declares war on Japan

    U.S. 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

    U.S. Navy wins the Battle of Midway
  • D-Day: The Allied invasion of Europe begins

    D-Day: The Allied invasion of Europe begins
  • President Roosevelt dies at his retreat in Warm Springs, GA

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

    Hitler poisons his wife and kills himself
  • The atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima

    The atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima