World War 2 Timeline

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  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Hitler or the Nazi's invade poland to help protect the Germans who were currently in Poland, and Hitler claims that Poland wanted to invade Germany.
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    Stalin attacks Finland after Germans try to attack Finland. It was to help the Soviets regain their Russian possesions and to protect the Russian borders/ Leningrad.
  • Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minster of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minster of Britain
    He lead Great Britain in World War 2 in result becomes Prime Minister from the Win and led a very important role. He also won a nobel prize
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Battle between Germans and the British over Great Britains airspace.
  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    France, Russia, and England were allies. They simply did not want France to defeat them first and wanted to prevent the Allies from threatning Germany.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    Means for providing the U.S. with military aid to foreign nations during world war 2.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    Hitler mainly did it to increase the area of reign in order to invade the He needed more space to bring in more resources, and thought a bigger area meant it would be easier to win.
  • German Blizkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blizkrieg on Soviet Union
    Hitlet tries to invade the Soviet Union for more resources but his plan failed.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Japan launches a surprise attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor
  • Holocaust

    The genocide of european jews by Hitler
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    After the attack on Pearl Harbor the U.S. government ordered an internment where about 110,000 people from the pacific coast of Japan were excluded from their homes and forced to move into Camps.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    United states defeats Japan during World War 2.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    Nazi Germany and the allies fought Soviet Union for the control of Stalingrad.
  • Guadacanal Campaign

    Guadacanal Campaign
    During 1942, when the US marines arrived to try to defeat the Japanese
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    The north african campaign between the forces of the Bristish Empire and the German Italian Army.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    Help the allied leaders discuss strategies
  • D Day

    D Day
    The allied invasion of German-occupied France.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    Tension between the US and the Soviet union about military and polotical means.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Germany's surrender at the end of World War 2, and was the last wartime meeting between Joseph Stalin, Wiston Churchhill and Franklin Rosovelt.
  • F.D.R's Death

    F.D.R's Death
    Franklin Rosovelt's Death in Warm Springs, Ga. it was very unfortunate
  • Mussolini's Assisination

    Mussolini's Assisination
    He was executed;Stopped by communist partisians, shot and then his body was taken to Milan and hung upside down.
  • Adolf Hitlers Suicide

    Adolf Hitlers Suicide
    To avoid making a spectacle of himself, he had suffered a gunshot wound.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    a conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill drew up plans towards the end of Worl War 2.
  • McArthur’s plan for Japan

    McArthur’s plan for Japan
    He became Supreme Commander for the allied powers in Japan. He formed the democratic government and helped create a new constitution. He helped Japan recover from the War.
  • Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The United States dropped a large bomb on Japan. It flattened the city and then the United States dropped it again on Nagasaki.
  • Nuremberg Law

    Nuremberg Law
    The nazis announced two laws that removed citizenship from the jews and forbade marriage between the jews and the non jews.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    Created shortly after World War 2, countries involved wanted to make an international orginization that focused on World Peace.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    To foster economic recovery in Europe.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Airlift that supplied food and fuel to the citizens of West Berlin when the Russians closed off their land success.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Seperated East and West Berlin in order from fleeing to the West.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    It was between the US and the Soviet Union and brought the world into a nuclear battle.