Seventh and last leader of the Soviet Union. President of the Soviet Union until 1991.
Japan's Invasion in China
This was also known as the Second Sino-Japanese War. Germany, Soviet Union, and United States economically helped China against Japan. This was the largest Asian war in the 20th century. The war ended in September 9, 1945.
German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
Invasion of Poland by Germany and Soviet Union.
Germany invades Poland
1.5 million Germans invaded Poland. They marched 7.5 miles. This was ordered by Hitler.
Battle of Britain
Ended in September 1940. German's air forces's attempted to take over the RAF but failed and was a turning point of World War II.
A pact signed in Berlin, Germany. This created the Axis Power in WWII.
Roosevelt provided Britain with materials that they needed. The Lend-Lease Act let Britian warships allowed to make repairs in American ports and training facilities
Germany takes Leningrad
The first German artillery shell fell on Leningrad. One of the primary targets. Ends in January 27 1944.
Attacking of the Pearl Harbor
"A date which will live in infamy" President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Japanese attacked the United States Naval Base.
Formation of the United Nations
26 nations pledged to fight against the Axis in World War II.
The conference told how the Nazis should handle the Jews.
Battle of Midway
One of the most important naval base war. Japanese wanted to get rid of the U.S. in the Pacific but failed.
160,000 Allied troops fought on the French coastline against the Nazis. Many Soilders were wounded and dead.
Took place in Russia. President Franklin D. Roosevelt attended. They leaders made important decisions regarding the future of war
Iwo Jima and Okinawa were two islands very close to the military and political targets. Their capture would bring the city of Tokyo within the range of American bombers.
Adolf Hitler shot himself and his wife suicide herself by taking medicine.
Victory in Europe Day. Ended World War II in Europe. This happened aftter Hitler commited suicide and Germany had no one to lead.
Ended in August 2 1945. Potsdam Conference was the last of the World War II meetings. Leaders agreed on the German economy, punishment for war criminals, land boundaries and reparations.
Japan surrenders and ends World War II.
Atomic bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
The bombing happened during World War II. The Americans dropped their first bomb on Hiroshima. This eventually led to the end of World War II.
United States will help and support Greece and Turkey economically and with military.
The United States helped aid Europe economically. The goal of the United States was to rebuild war-devestaed areas. This lasted until December 1951.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Also known as NATO for short. Memeber states agree to help against others.
Mao Zedong &People’s Republic of China
Mao Zedong founded the People's Republic of China.
War between the Republic of Korea. Korea was trying to seperate from Japan's rule. The Soviet Union supported them. This was ended in June 27 1953
Stalin’s death; Khrushchev
Stalin was the Soviet Union leader until his death in 1953. Khrushchev was a politician in the Soviet Union and was also the chairman of the Soviet Union.
Treaty between Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet Union. This was signed in Poland. This treaty was about an military agreement.
Ended on Wednesday, April 30, 1975. Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia was in the war. North Vietnam and South Vietnam was in war against each other.
The Soviet Union launched the first satellite and scares many Americans.
Bay of Pigs
The invasion was a fail to throw out Fidel Castro. It actually helped him gain a military victory and a symbol of Cuban resistance.
The construction of the Berlin Wall by the German Democratic Republic started August 1961. The fall of the Berlin Wall is November 9th 1989.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The United States and the Soviet Union came close to a nuclear war. This was during the Coldwar.
Soviet Union falls
The Soviet Union or also known as USSR falls. Gorbachev resigned from being the leader.