World war II 1939-1945

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    World War II

  • German Invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler marches into Czechoslovakia and took control.
  • German Invasion of Poland

    Hitler uses the method of war called Blitzcrieg to destroy and devastate the armies and cities of Poland
  • Briain, France, Australia and New Zealand all declare war on Germany

    France was Britains ally. New zealand and Australia are part of the British empire and send soldiers to help with the war effort
  • The same day Britain declares war on Germany, German U-boats sink the British Athenia

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    The Battle of the Atlantic

  • Canada also declares war on Germany

    Canada was part of the British Empire at this and was called into to fight along side Britain an its allies
  • The Soviet Union declares war on Germany

  • Winston Churchill becomes priminister of Britain

    Churchill replaces Nevvile Chamberlain
  • The evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk, France

  • The Last of the french and British troops are evacuated from Dunkirk

  • Italy enters the war

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    The Battle of Britain

  • Goerring begins his plan to destroy the British airforce

  • Italy began there land offense of Egypt

    they captured the port of Sidi Al-Barrini
  • The Battle of britain took place

  • British counter attack for Sidi el-Barrini

  • After the defeat of the Italians, Erwin Rommel, the 'Desert Fox'

  • Rommel begins to capture British cities including Tobruk

  • Hitler's planned attack on the Soviet Union

    It did happen on the date but it did take place later on in the year
  • Pearl Harbour

    A huge attack by the Japanese on American naval base in Oahu, Hawaii
  • D-Day

    A massive Allied attack on north of France, which was a massive help to the overall defeat of the Nazis and Hitler
  • The dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima

  • The dropping of the second atomic bomb, Nagasaki