World War II

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  • Nazi Olympics

    Nazi Olympics
    Held in the German capital of Berlin, many Germans believed the U.S Olympics would provide proof of Hitlers racist idea for the whole world. The U.S Olympic team included many African American athletes.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    One of the most important peace treaties that brought WWI to an end. The Treaty ended the state of the war between Germany and the allied powers.
  • The Allies

    The Allies
    Great Britain and France declared war of Germany, objective was to slow Hitler in Poland.
  • Battle of the Atlantic

    Battle of the Atlantic
    The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, and was a major part of the Naval history of World War II.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    Also known as the"night of broken glass" when German Nazis attacked Jewish people and property.
  • Italy enters the Axis powers

    Italy enters the Axis powers
    Tripartite Pact was signed by Germany, Italy, and Japan on 27 September 1940, in Berlin.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The successful defense of Great Britain against unremitting and destructive air raids conducted by the German air force (Luftwaffe) from July through September 1940, after the fall of France.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States' formal entry into World War II the next day.
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    A research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    The forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war from Saysain Point, Bagac, Bataan and Mariveles to Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, via San Fernando, Pampanga, where the prisoners were loaded onto trains.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    A decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.
  • Bracero Project

    Bracero Project
    A series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated on August 4, 1942, when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico.
  • Zoot Suit Riots

    Zoot Suit Riots
    A series of conflicts on June 3–8, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States, which pitted American servicemen stationed in Southern California against Mexican-American youths and other minorities who were residents of the city.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia.
  • Concentration Camps

    Concentration Camps
    Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps throughout the territories it controlled before and during the Second World War. Camps were liberated between 1944 and 1945.
  • War Refugee Board

    War Refugee Board
    The War Refugee Board, established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in January 1944, was a U.S. executive agency to aid civilian victims of the Nazi and Axis powers.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive, took place from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945, and was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II.
  • The Final Solution

    The Final Solution
    The Final Solution or the Final Solution to the Jewish Question was a Nazi plan for the genocide of Jews during World War II. The "Final Solution of the Jewish Question" was the official code name for the murder of all Jews within reach, which was not restricted to the European continent.
  • The Atomic Bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The Atomic Bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    During the final stage of World War II, the United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The United States dropped the bombs after obtaining the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement.