World War II

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  • Nonaggression Pact

    Nonaggression Pact
    Germany and the Soviet Union agree to a nonaggression pact leaving the Soviets free to strengthen their western frontier, and Hitler free to attack Poland.
  • Beginning Of War

    Beginning Of War
    Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland. This was the beginning of the war in Europe.
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    World War Two

  • Finland and Soviets

    Finland and Soviets
    Finland signs peace treaty with Britain.
  • France&Germany

    France signs an armisice with Nazi Germany.
  • US withholds gas from Japan

    US withholds gas from Japan
    The United States orders gasoline withheld from Japan causing Japanese Government to protest.
  • Rooselvelt signs Lend-Lease Act

    Rooselvelt signs Lend-Lease Act
    Lend -Lease was the program where the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, China, France, and other Allied nations with materiel between 1941 and 1945. Rooselvelt signed it on March 11, 1941, a year and a half after the outbreak of war in Europe in September 1939 but nine months before the U.S. entered the war in December 1941.
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    On a British battleship, President Franklin D. Roosevelt meets with the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill. The two leaders write up the Atlantic Charter.
  • US warns Japanese

    US warns Japanese
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt warns the Japanese government to cease all aggression toward neighboring countries or else face United States forces.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacked Pearl Harbor early sunday morning. The first hit was at 7:53 AM, the second at 8:55. There were 2,403 dead, 188 destroyed planes and a crippled Pacific Fleet that included 8 damaged or destroyed battleships.
  • Japanese Declaring war

    Japanese Declaring war
    Japanese declare war on the US.
  • United States and Britian Declare War On Japan

    United States and Britian Declare War On Japan
    United States declares war on Japan. Twenty-one minutes after President Roosevelt's speech, the U.S. Senate voted 82 for war and 0 agaisnt war. 12 minutes later, the US House of Representatives had 388 for and 1 against.
  • Hitler Declares War on United Sates

    Hitler Declares War on United Sates
    Hitler declared war on the United States on Dec. 11. 1941 after the U.S. declared war on Japan 3 days earlier in response to the attack of Pearl Harbor.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Battle at Midway, four Japanese carrier ships were sunk.
  • Preparing for D-Day

    Preparing for D-Day
    In England, the Allied powers assemble 2.9 million men, 2.5 million tons of supplies, 11,000 airplanes, and hundreds of ships in preparation for D-Day.
  • D-Day

    Hitlers Atlantic wall
  • German Retreat

    German Retreat
    Allied troops take large portions of Normandy and Brittany initiating a German retreat.
  • Demobilization

    Demobilization of the American army begins.
  • Rooselvelt Dies

    Rooselvelt Dies
    President Roosevelt dies and Truman becomes president!
  • Hitler Commits Suicide

    Hitler Commits Suicide
    Hitler killed himself just days before Germanys unconditional surrender. He was found in his bunker under his headquarters in Berlin. He commited sucide by swallowing a cyanide capsule and shooting himself in the head.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
  • Hiroshima

    The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, killing 75,000 people instantly, and injuring more than 100,000.
  • Surrender of Japan

    Surrender of Japan
    Japan surrendered from the war. The ceremonies lasted less than a half hour long and took place on board the battleship USS Missouri. The boat was anchored with other United States and British ships in Tokyo Bay.