World War II

Timeline created by Ms Mullen
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

  • Germany invades Poland, and Britain and France give Hitler ultimatum.

  • Declare war.

  • Nazis invade Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

  • Italy declares war on France and Britain invades France

  • Nazis bomb Coventry, England.

  • Germans launch attack in Balkans. Yugoslavia surrenders.

  • Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbour. Philippines, Guam

  • U.S., Britain and Australia declare war on Japan.

  • British surrender Singapore to Japanese.

  • Casablanca Conference- Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt agree on unconditional surrender goal

  • German 6th Arm surrenders at Stalingrad-turning point of war in Russia.

  • Confernece: Franklin Roosevelt, Chruchill, Stalin agree on invasion plans.

  • U.S and British troops land at anzio on west italian coast and hold beach head.

  • D-Day- Allies launch Normandy invasion

  • Americans invade Philippenes

  • Mussolini killed at lake Como

  • Suicide of Hitler announced

  • Allies declare V-E Day

  • Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima by U.S.

  • U.S.S.R. declares war on Japan

  • Japan agrees to surrender

  • V-J Day Japanese signs surrender terms aboard battleship Missouri