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World War II Time Line -AJB

  • World War II Officially Begins

    World War II Officially Begins
    Hitler invades Poland on September 1st 1939, on September 3 1939 Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declare war on Germany. World War II has officially begun!
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    WWII Time Line

    We will be discussing points from the beginning of World War II all the way to the end of World War II
  • Vichy France Begins

    Vichy France and Germany sign armistice at Campaign in the same wagon-lit railroad car used by Marshal Ferdinand Foch to accept the surrender of Germany in 1918.
  • Battle of Britian

    It was an important war due to the fact the Germany had just recently taken over France, and Britian attacked Frances battleships so that they could not be used against the allies.
  • Japan Joins Axis

    Japan joined the Axis Power, because they saw how much of an ally Germany would become and how powerful they were.
  • FDR Calls For Shoot on Sight

    FDR Calls for a shoot on sight of any Germany U-boats that are seen near any convoys, it was important due to the fact that the Germans have been sinking our convoys.
  • Hitler Breaks Non-Aggression Pact

    Hitler breaks the Non-Aggression Pact that was made in 1934 with the Soviet Union, by invading Soviet Union soil. Voiding the Non-Aggression Pacts' agreement.
  • U-boats sink merchant vessels

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was definetly a surprise attack by Japan, it just didn't go the way they had planned they had hoped that it would cripple the United States Airforce/Navy so that they would be able to take over China and some of the Pacific without the United States getting in the way. But it had failed and they started a war with the U.S. One way we countered this was by cutting our tids with Japan for example we stopped selling them petroulium.
  • Germany and Italy declare war on US

    After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor the United States declared war on Japan, seeing as though Japan was in the Axis Power, it was Germany and Italys job to back up Japan and help them fight the United States.
  • Return Phillipines

    Mac Arthur makes a promise to return the Phillipines and release them from the Japanese who had taken control over them.
  • Bataan death march

    The Bataan Death March was when the Japanese marched and if anyone fell behind they would be killed.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought in the waters southwest of the Solomon Islands and eastward from New Guinea, was the first of the Pacific War's six fights, between opposing aircraft carrier forces.
  • Battle Of Midway Begins!

    The Battle of Midway was one of the most important naval battles of the Pacific Campeign in WWII. the United States Navy decisively defeated an Imperial Japanese Navy attack against Midway Atoll, inflicting irreparable damage on the Japanese.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was an important battle between the Germans and the Russians, it was basically Germany just trying to take over Russian soil. Although a part of Russia was already devistated from the effect of the blitzkreig
  • Guadalcanal Campaign

    Guadalcanal Campaign
    August 7th 1942-February 8th 1943. It was an important battle due to the fact that Japan had a large stronghold in the Pacific, and were increasing their strength. Guadalcanal marks the turning point. It also marks the last major classic naval battle.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch was when the United States had landed in northwest Africa with the goal to clean the lands of any axis troops that had taken or occupied the land.
  • Sicily falls

    The United States lands on Italian soil after the conquest of Sicily.
  • Rome Falls

    The Germans had taken over Rome, as they called it an "open city" But U.S troops pushed Germany our of Rome. This was also called,"The “other” Epic Day in June."
  • D-Day

    Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy.
  • Kamikaze attacks begin

    This was a big thing because it increased threat of the Japanese because they were willing to sacrifice their own lives for the good of their nation by flying their planes into buildings or other objects.
  • MacArthur Returns

    MacArthur returns to the Philipines to help them return their own country to them, from the control of Germany. This also signifies him completing his promise.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    It was a major offensive of the German army towards the end of the war, basically a last ditch effort to try to win. It was an utter blood-bath with over 1 million soldiers total around 100,000-200,000+(both sides included) are going to be killed or wounded. This was definetly one of the most deciding battles of the war.
  • US flag raised on Mt. Suribachi

    The raising of the flag was an important event due to the fact that it had symbolized that the United States had conquered Iwo Jima.
  • Truman For President

    Harry S. Truman was elected president, to deal with the end of WWII.
  • Adolf Hitler commits suicide

    Adolf Hitler commits suicide
    Instead of admitting defeat, Hitler swallowed Cyionide and shot himself. His body was never recovered. He killed himself towards the closing point of the war.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    Stands for victory of Europe, it marks the victory of the allies over the axis in world war II, it was important because it signifies the fact that we have defeated the enemies that wanted to take over the world.
  • Okinawa taken

    It was considered one of the great battles of World War II, it was also an important battle due to the fact that it was on Japanese soil.
  • Nagasaki

    We bomb Hirshima and Nagasaki, using our new secret wep. the atomic bomb. Flattening them, and killing tens of thousands of innocent people.
  • Hiroshima

    We used our new technology the Atomic bomb to flatten the lands of Hiroshima and kills tens of thousands of people.
  • V-J Day

    It's the day that the United States had claimed their victory of Japan, it was an important day due to the fact that it declares that we no longer have to fight against Japan.
  • Formal Surrender Of Japan

    Formal Surrender Of Japan
    Took place on the battleship U.SS Missouri, it was a formal surrender at which Japan admitted defeat, by surrendering.
  • Prime Minister of Japan Visits Washington D.C

    The Prime Minister visits Washington D.C to meet with the U.S President to declare the surrender of japan and where the Pearl Harbor memorial will be?
  • WWII Comes To A Final Conclusion!

    WWII Comes To A Final Conclusion!
    This is the end of the war, following the surrendur of Germany in Italy to Japan surrenduring. This will conclude one of the most memorable World Wars.