World War II Events

  • Non-Aggression Pact Was Signed

    This was when Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression pact.
  • Invasion of Poland

    This was what started World War 2. It was when Germany invaded Poland to expand their empire.
  • German U-boats Attack Merchant Ships On The Atlantic

    This was when Germany's U-boats attacked merchant ships on the Atlantic Ocean
  • Battle of Britain

    An air battle between Germany and Britain.
  • Soviets Take Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

    This was when the Soviet Union took those three countries to expand their empire.
  • Italy Invades Egypt

    This was when Italy tried to expand into Egypt
  • Italy Invades Greece

    This was when Italy invaded Greece to expand their Empire
  • Hungary Joins Axis Power

    This was when the country Hungary joined the team the Axis Power
  • Nazis Invade Greece and Ugoslavia

    This was when Nazi Germany invaded Greece and Ugoslavia to expand their Empire
  • US Freezes German and Italian Assets in America

    This was when the US cut off all of Germany's and Italy's resources in America
  • Germany Invades Soviet Union

    This ws when Germany broke the non-aggression pact and invaded the Soviet Union
  • Pearl Harbor

    This was when Japan attacked the US because the US cut off Japans's oil supplies.
  • Battle of Midway

    When Japan planned to attack the US but they found out, attacked back, and won.
  • 1st Battle of El Alamein

    When Britain stopped Germany from expanding into Egypt.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    When Germany attacked the Soviet Union with the Blitzkrieg tactic.
  • Invasion of Sicily

    When the Allies took Sicily from Nazi Germany and Italy
  • D-Day

    The invasion of Normandy, France
  • Battle of Bulge

    When the Soviet and US armies closed in on Germany
  • Yalta Conference

    When the made up laws at the end of World War II
  • Iwo Jima

    When the US tried to take the island of Iwo Jima from Japan
  • VE-Day

    Victory in Europe day
  • Okinawa

    When the US invaded Japan and took the island of Okinawa and gained two airbases.
  • Hiroshima

    When the US bombed the island of Hiroshima
  • Nagasaki

    Three days after Hiroshima, the US bombed the island of Nagasaki
  • VJ-Day

    The day celebrated because this is when Japan surrendered to the US