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  • Japan invades China

    Japan invades China
    The war between Japan and China began in July of 1937. It happended when Japan was claim to say they were shot first by China. Which forced Japan to have an all out invasion for China. The effects of the war were the 250,000 people killed in the Rape of Nanking attack and many more died also, and it also lead to Japan taking control over most of China.
    The source for this is History learning Site
    source lewrockwell.com
  • German Blitzkreig

    German Blitzkreig
    It happened on May 10, 1940 and lasted up to the end of the war. It happeded becasue the Germans wanted to end the war quickly and effectivly which is how they developed the lightning war or blitzvkrieg. The effects were that the allies were unprepared to attack the germans and resulted in them losing most of the time.
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  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Germany attacked Poland on September 1st, 1939. It happen because Hiltler wanted to take back some of the teriitory that Germany lost after the first world war. The effects were that Germany took control of Poland very easily and controled it for the rest of the war till the end.
    Source was History.com
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  • Fall of Paris

    Fall of Paris
    The French decided not to fight the Germans in the captial they decided to leave and the Germans then captured Paris. They decided that no valuable stragey would resulted in justifed the sacrifice of Paris. The Germans never stopped attacking , but at some points the front became less violent. French warships and aircarft began bombing italy. Finally they lost Paris and the French began attacking Italy.
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  • operation Barbarossa

    operation Barbarossa
    The operation Barbarossa began on June 22, 1941 in Russia. It happend becasue Hilter want to take control over Russia becasue it is the largest country on the world. The effects were that Germans were at first winning then retreated after words becasue of the huge army of Russia.
    Source was History Learning Site
    source victory1945.com
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor happed on December 7, 1941 which was done by Japan during ww2. It happen becasue Japan was afriad that we would go to war with germany which Japan was allied with during the war. The effects were that over 3,500 people died, 350 aircraft were destroyed or damaged, and all 8 battleships of the U.S. Pacific Fleet were sunk or badly damage including the U.S.S. Arizona.
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  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    The Wannsee Conference took place on January 20, 1942 in Germany. It happened because the Germans were devloping and saying what the Final Solution is. The effects were a devastion of life after the war ended about the Final Solution that fourteen men came together and talked about how to get rid of the Jews.
    Source was Holocaust History
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The battle of Midway was fought in June 1942 and was considered to be the most decisive battles of WW2. It was effectively destroyed Japan's naval strength when the Americans destroyed four of its aircraft carriers. Japan never recovered from the mauling at Midway and it was on hte defensive after this battle. The aftermath for Japan was huge. At the they had lost four vital airraft carriers that were considered to be vital for the campaign.
    Source is Historylearningsite.com
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  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The battle of Stalingrad was one of the largest battles in human histor. It ranged for 199 days. The number of casualties are diffcult to come up with due to the vast scope of the battle and the fact that the Soviet gov. did not allow estimates to be made. In the begining the Germans inflicted major damage to the Russian army. At different times the Germans held up to 90% of the city and yet the Russian army took over the cities. Many more people died when the Russians counter attacked them.
  • Operation Gomorrah

    Operation Gomorrah
    This event happened on July, 24 1943 in Germany. It happen because Britain after geting struck serveral times with bombs decided to bomb Hamburg which is in Germany. The effects were that 30,000 people died on that day and most to all bulidings were also drestroyed.
    Source was History.com
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  • Allied invasion of Itlay

    Allied invasion of Itlay
    On Sep. 3, Montgomery's 8th Army began its invasion of the Italian mainland and the Italian government agreed to surrender to the Allias. By terms of the agreement, the italians would ve treated wihlenicency if they aided the Allies in expelling the Germans from Italy. In October, the Badoglio gov. delcared war on Germany. Rome fell 1944. Germany surrendered on May 1st when Italy surrendered.
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  • D-Day

    The battle started on June 5, 1944 near France when the allies step foot on the war with Germany. This event happen because Tthe allies have decided that they will confront Germany in a war and ddecide to attack in Normandy on the area that is know for D-Day. The effects were horrible. Alot of people lost their lives and sacrifice themseleves in order to take back Europe from the Germans. Finally this day in history proved to be the one of the horrible war cost of mens lives ever.
  • Operation Thuderclap

    Operation Thuderclap
    This event happen on Febuary 13, 1945 in Germany. It happen when the Air Ministry had been planning to bomb on havey populated areas with raids in the German cities. The effects were that they bombed the major cities in Germany. Also they lost serveal planes while in the process of bombing. Finally, operation thunderclap went to plan and succesfully bomb Germany serval times but at a lost of some planes as well.
    Source was ww2talk.com
    source tower.com
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    The Iwo Jima Battle was between the US and Japan. The US conducted initial carrier air raids against the island in June 1944. Before the US invaded, the island would be hit with more shelling than used against any pacific island during the war. The Japannse air defense forces stationed onthe island had been disrupting American bombing runs against Japan plus US Forces could utilze Iwo Jima's resources for its own. Iwo Jima is part of the Ogosowara Rhetto or Bonin Islands. Source is ww2facts.com
  • Potsdam Declaration

    Potsdam Declaration
    The Potsdam Delcaration or the terms for surrendering is a statement calling for the Surrender of japan in ww2. On July 26, 1945. US president Harry S. Truman, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kaishek issued the document, which outlines hte terms of surrender for Japan. The ultimaturn stated that if Japan did not surrender it would face utter destruction.
    Source History.com
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  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The US was getting closer to Japan in regaining control of the Japanese advacnes in the pacific. Okinawa was the final action the US did before teh decision was made to use the atomic bomb. This was because an invasion of the Japanese mainland would have been hugely expensive in the American soliders lives. The US suffered more than 50,000 casualties out of a total of fighting force of approximatly 183,000 men. The effects were that the US lost alot of lives making it the bloodiest battle.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    On May 8, 1945 German Forces surrendered giving victory to Europe. The signing which took place in the early hours of the moringn was carried out "on a cold and businesslike basis". Bonfires were allowed but the government trusts that only material with no salvage value was used. Celebration ended due to a thunder storm.
    Source historylearningsite.com
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  • Atmoic Bomb Drop

    Atmoic Bomb Drop
    This event happen on Auguest 6, 1945. With so many Japanese soilders station on their homeland the only thing the US can do is to bomb Japan. They ended up uisng a palne called the Enola Gay and dropped an atomic bomb on the City of Hrioshima. The effects were that 70,000 or more Japanese people died and later own more died due to radiation sickness.
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  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    It was annoced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies on August 14, 1945. Since then, both August 14 and 15 have been known as VJ day. Coming in after several months after the surrender of Nazi Germany's surrender. Japan's capitulation in the Pacific brought six years of hostilites to a final and highly anticipated close.
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  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    This event happen on December 16, 1945 in Belguim and France. It was the last gambit that the Germans can put up before they lost the war. They attacked through the Ardennes Forest in Belguim. The effects ended up with Germans losing many men up to 100,000 men and the American lost were only 81,000 men.
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  • paragraph essay 3

    America was taking care of Germany's people and their own people.
  • Paragrah essay

    The difference between hitler ruling the countries and the USA would be, they had more resources, they took care of their people, and their people died from war, not from torture. The USA had more resources than Germany did. This is because hitler was using all of the resources at one time and wasting them. While America was slowly using the resources so in the end they had a lot more leverage to defeat Germany. Germany did not take care of their people. They took their resources.
  • paragraph essay continued

    Made them cut down on clothing, and they had a limited amount of food to eat. In America they were leading the fashion world for Germany, while they were battling them. American people had plenty of resources and they could eat.
    Also, in Germany people were dying just because they felt like killing them. They were basically killing Jews and homosexuals, and people of that nature. But there was also people they killed just so they didn't have to hear them talk anymore.