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World War II

By AGracee
  • Holocaust

    The mass destruction of millions of Jews and other groups during WWII.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    Germany lays seige on Poland. They cut off all their recources, making Poland weak. Eventually the German army took over.
  • Stalin Attacks Finland

    Stalin Attacks Finland
    The Soviet Union invades Finland.
  • Germany Attacks France

    Germany Attacks France
    The German forces attacked countries around Framce to distract the Allies from protecting France. He slipped through the Allie forces and took over Paris on June 14.
  • Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain
    Led his country to victory in WW2.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    The Germans lead an air and land attack on Soviet countries.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The German Air Force continued to bomb Britain over and over again. Britain stood its ground and defeated the German arny. This was the first defeat of the German powers.
  • Hitler Takes Over the Balkans

    Hitler Takes Over the Balkans
    Hitler too over the Balkans to show his power to Britain.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    The agreement in which the U.S. supplied the Allied groups in Europe with supplies, ammunition, food, etc.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese planned a surprise attack on the U.S. Naval base Peal Harbor. This day is know as the "day that will live in infamy."
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    Roosevelt approved the internment camps. Japanese internment camps were camps in which any Japanese were held in fear of them being associated with the Japanese attacks.
  • McArthur’s Plan for Japan

    McArthur’s Plan for Japan
    McArthur wanted to use the stragedy "island hopping." This meant taking one island at a time until all are taken over.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Aircraft battle between the Japanese and United States. The U.S. destroyed some of the best planes.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The turn around point of the war. The first battle that stopped the Germans from taking the Soviet Union.
  • Guadalcanal

    Battle between the Allied and the Japanese. The Japanese constructed an arifield on Guadalcanal island. The Allied forces came in and tried to destroy it.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    Churchill attacks Montgomery, clearing German minefields.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    The leaders debated on whether or not to open a second front in Germany.
  • D-Day

    The first day of the fight on Normandy beach. It was one of the bloodiest fights in France.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The 3 Allied leaders got together and planned the final defeat of Germany.
  • F. D. R. Death

    F. D. R. Death
    F.D.R. suffered from arteriosclerosis. His health was slowly declining during his last term. He one day had a cerebral hemorrhage and died that day.
  • Mussolini’s Assassination

    Mussolini’s Assassination
    Mussolini was shot and then hung upside down after being warned to leave.
  • Hitler’s Suicide

    Hitler’s Suicide
    Hitler was sick and eventually gave up and shot himself in his chamber.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    A quiet rivalry between the Soviet Union and United States. There were nuclrear scares for both countries.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    An attempt to make peace settlement in Europe. truemen, Churchill, and Stalin were present.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing
    The U.S. scientist worked to create a bomb so powerful it could stop the Japanese. Two atomic boms were set of in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    A group that set out to help make peace within all the countries.
  • Nuremburg Trials

    Nuremburg Trials
    A time in which Nazi leaders were tried for their crimes against humanity, peace, and war.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    A program used to help the economy recover in European countries.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Operation in which the U.S. dropped supplies to the people of Berlin during a seige so they would not starve and give in to communism.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Barrier between West Berlin and East Berlin. A symbolic seperation between communism and democracy.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Soviet Union put atomic missles in Cuba. They were facing Washington D.C. Eventually the U.S. got them to get rid of the missles.