World War II

  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
    One week after the signing of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, and the follwoing morning after the Gelwitz incident through aircraft bombing strategy Nazi Germany along wiht the Soviet Union invaded Poland.
  • Battle of the Heligoland Bight

     Battle of the Heligoland Bight
    The Battle of the Heligoland Bight was fought between the United Kingdom and Germany at Heligoland Bight in Germany. It was the first air batlte of WWII. The RAF strategy used by UK was attacked far mre than the Luftwaffe or the German air force this leading Germnay to victory.
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister
    After the resignation of Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill became Prime Misiter. He refused to be deafeated by Hitler knowing that Britain stodd by it self in such times of the War. He gave powerful speeches that insprited the British people.
  • Japan joins The Axis

    Japan joins The Axis
    The Tripartite Treaty was singed in Berlin, Gemany with Ambassador Saburo Kurusu.
  • Operation Barbarossa begins

    Operation Barbarossa begins
    Operation Barbarossa became the code name for the invassion of the Soviet Union by Axis power Germany. 4.5 million troops ivaded the lands but were pushed back from Moscow and failed to be vitorious. However, there were some heavy losses on the Red Army. The invvasion ended December 5th.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor, known as Hawaii Operation by the Imperial Japanese Army ,led to United States entering the War. Three cruisers were sinked, three destroyers, 188 U.S. aircraft were destroyed , 2,402 men died, and 1282 wounded.
  • Batlte of Kursk begins

    Batlte of Kursk begins
    The Battle of Kursk is the costliest battle in World War II with a showcase of massive aerial warfare in the city of Kursk from Germany and the Soviet Union. It was the first strategy from the Soviet Union to result in success and it was also the first battle in whihc the Blizkrieg was defeated.
  • D-Day

    Under the code name 'Operation Overload' at 6:30 AM British, Candaiand and American troops landed in Normandy ,France on the coast line. The coast was divided into 5 sections, Omaha, Utah, Gold, Juno and Sword. This operation was the largest amphibious invasion in history. By Mid- August, after the Allied troops broke out, they had destroyed much of the Grerman army and on September 16 they reached the German border.
  • Hitler commints sucide

    Hitler commints sucide
    There have been various accounts of the death of Adolf HItler yet the most accpeted is the one with him swallowing a cyanide capsule while he shot he shot himslef. Witnesses report a shot being heard around 4 p.m. yet there is a lot of controversy within witnesses.
  • The first atomic bomb dropped on Japan

    The first atomic bomb dropped on Japan
    On July 26st 1945 the Potsdam Delcaration called for a surrender of the Japanese Empire. It set an ultimatum that if they did not surrender they would face 'propmt and utter destruction.' The Jaoanese Empire ignored the declaration and thius the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.