World War Dos

  • Japan’s invasion of China

    Japan’s invasion of China
    Better known as the Sino-Japanese War, Japan demolished the Chinese forces. The Japanese were not only more prepared but more brutal.
  • Tripartite pact

    Tripartite pact
    The pact lays out the mutual war assistance between the Axis powers. They would be Germany, Italy and Japan.
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Even though Hilter signed a nonaggression pact with Poland, to try and avoid the French influence there, Germany still invaded. Germans won the war within weeks.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Great Britain beat the German air forces. This victory blocked many possible advances that the German could have made.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    This act authorized the U.S. president to send military assistance to any cuntry he sees as in vital need of help.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    This tactict had defeated almost every opponent in its way, however it failed when it came to the Soviet Union.
  • Germany takes Leningrad

    Germany takes Leningrad
    Also called the 900-day seige. Germany barely won the battle againgst Leningrad.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    A surprise attack planned by the Japanese on the U.S. naval basse in Hawaii. The bombs were dropped by 360 Japanese plains.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    26 nations were represented in Washington D.C. for the signing of the Declaration of the United Nations. They pledged to use all of their resources against the Axis powers.
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    This conference was held for the leading officals of the Nazi party. It was the turning point towards the views of Jews.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The American aircraftes destroyed the Japanese naval forces after Pearl Harbor.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    A conference attended by the leaders of the U.S., Great Britain and the Soviet Union to plan the final attack against Nazi Germany.
  • Iwo Jima/Okinawa

    Iwo Jima/Okinawa
    Japanese islands captured by the U.S. military forces. These islands put the U.S. within range of an American bomber, which led to the over taking of Japan.
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    Fifty five feet under ground in his bunker, he killed himself along with his wife and dog.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    The day in which the Allied powers over came Germany for the victory.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    A conference in Potsdam, Belgium held by the Allied powers of World War II, attened by Truman from the U.S., Churchill from Geart Britain and Stlain from the Soviet Union. Procedures of peace in Eurpoe were discussed but no treaties were created.
  • Atomic bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Atomic bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    The U,S. dropped the only bombs to have ever been used in wartime on the two Japanese cities.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    The announcement of Japan's total surrender to the Allied powers, ending War World II.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    President Harry Truman announced that the U.S. would be providing military and economic aid to Greece, which was being threatened by the Soviet Union.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The plan saying that the U.S. would aid the European countries economically.
  • NATO

    NATO
    An organization of 12 nations all against agression.
  • Mao Zedong & People’s Republic of China

    Mao Zedong & People’s Republic of China
    Mao Zedong announces the new government of People’s Republic of China.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    A war between the United Nations and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. It all started when North Korea invaded South Korea.
  • Stalin’s death; Khrushchev

    Stalin’s death; Khrushchev
    Stalin had a cerebral hemorrhage and died at the age of 73.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The southern communists backed by the north communists fought to over throw South Korea's current government.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    In response to NATO, the pact was made up of communistic Eurpean countries.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    The Soviet Union released a series of 10 satellites. Sputnik 1 was the first satellite launched by man.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    The invasion of 1,500 Cuban exiles into Cuba on the Bay of Pigs, orchestrated by the U.S..
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Built by the Germans, the wall was meant to sever ties between east and west Berlin.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Soviet Union was building nuclear missles on the island of Cuban in an attemp to weaken the U.S. forces.
  • Gorbachev

    Gorbachev
    As the General Secretary of the Central Committe of the Soviet Union, he gave the citizens the right to voice their oppinions. He also ended the Arms Race between the U.S. and Soviet Union.
  • Soviet Union falls

    Soviet Union falls
    A big part of the down fall of the Soviet Union was the many reforms by Gorbachev.