World War II by nathan fink By namers Period: Jan 1, 1920 to Dec 14, 1947 the begining of world war 2 Apr 29, 1921 Hitler and the Nazi party The National Socialist or Nazi party was being led by Adolf Hitler who's anti-Semitism would appeal to the germans ready to find a scapegoat. Oct 2, 1922 Benito Mussolini rises to power Feb 23, 1929 Josef Stalin becomes the leader of Russia Stalin was the only dictator in the soviet Union and transfored the once "peaceful" country into a totalitarian state using the military to control the country. May 27, 1931 Japan attacks China The japanese army attacks and seizes Manchuria, China Without the Japanese government's approval. Jun 20, 1933 Hitler as chancellor Once Hitler assumed power he quickly created a totalitarian state and eliminated all other opposition and created anti-Semitic laws and secret police were enforcing strict loyalty. Dec 7, 1941 the Bombing of Pearl Harbor The Japanese Declaired war on the Americans for control over the Philippine islands to control the south eastern portion of asia. Dec 21, 1941 Bataan Death March Japanese military controled the Philippines and the forced the POWs to walk 65 miles to a prison camp. Feb 8, 1942 Japanese americans impresinment The Japanese Americans were put into camps on suspiction of leaking information. Jul 16, 1943 Italy Surrenders Italy was forced to surrender to the Allies. Jun 20, 1944 D-Day D-Day was the name of the planning of invasion of France to destroy German opposition and control. Dec 16, 1944 Battle of the Bulge The battle was a last effort to fight off defeat for the Germans but they didn't have enough supplies to do so. Apr 16, 1945 Victory in Europe The Allied forces and the Soviets assulted Berlin and Hitler committed suicide in a bunker 2 weeks later.