World War II

  • World War II started

  • The Holocaust

    The Holocaust
    The Holocaust was the persecution of millions of European Jews, as well as Romani people, disabled, dissidents, and homosexuals (everyone that was non-german or against traditional German values), by the German Nazi regime. Adolf Hitler thought that germans were a superior race. There were mass killing centers constructed in the concentration camps of Poland. Approximately six million Jews and 5 million others were killed.
  • Attack of Pearl Harbor

    Attack of Pearl Harbor
    The 183 aircraft of the Japanese Navy attacked the naval base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu Island, Hawaii. Their intention was to destroy as much of the US Pacific Fleet as possible.This attack motivated the United States to join the World War II, which also worsen the relationships between United States and Japan.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    An American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion immediately killed approximately 80,000 people and tens of thousands more of radiation exposure. Three days later, another B-29 dropped A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan’s Emperor Hirohito announced his country’s unconditional surrender in a radio address on August 15.
  • World War II ended