World War II

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  • Japan invades Manchuria.

    Japan invades Manchuria.
  • Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign a treaty of cooperation on October 25; on November 1, the Rome-Berlin Axis is announced.

    Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign a treaty of cooperation on October 25; on November 1, the Rome-Berlin Axis is announced.
  • Japan Invades China starting WWII in the Pacific

    Japan Invades China starting WWII in the Pacific
  • Germany invades Poland, initiating World War II in Europe.

    Germany invades Poland, initiating World War II in Europe.
  • Germany and Axis powers Invade Soviet Union

    Germany and Axis powers Invade Soviet Union
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.
  • British and US navies halt the Japanese naval advance in the central Pacific at Midway.

    British and US navies halt the Japanese naval advance in the central Pacific at Midway.
  • Axis forces in Tunisia surrender to the Allies, ending the North African campaign.

    Axis forces in Tunisia surrender to the Allies, ending the North African campaign.
  • British and US troops successfully land on the Normandy beaches of France, opening a “Second Front” against the Germans.

    British and US troops successfully land on the Normandy beaches of France, opening a “Second Front” against the Germans.
  • Germany surrenders to the western Allies.

    Germany surrenders to the western Allies.
  • The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

    The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
  • Having agreed in principle to unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, Japan formally surrenders, ending World War II.

    Having agreed in principle to unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, Japan formally surrenders, ending World War II.
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    Germany attacks western Europe—France and the neutral Low Countries. Luxembourg is occupied on May 10; the Netherlands surrenders on May 14; and Belgium surrenders on May 28. On June 22, France signs an armistice agreement by which the Germans occupy the