World War II Timeline

By AliSilk
  • Invasion of Poland

    Germany invade poland and declare war on the 3rd of September.
  • Canada declares war on Germany; Battle of the Atlantic begins.

  • Germany invade Denmark and Norway

  • Hollan surrenders to the Nazis

  • Evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk begins.

  • Belgium surrenders to the Nazis.

  • Germans bomb Paris; Dunkirk evacuation ends.

  • British forces in North and East Africa are on alert as Italy declares war on Britain and France.

  • Churchill made his famous speech to Parliament

  • Operation Barbarossa begins as Germany invades Russia

  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor

  • D day, the first day of the allied invasion of Normandy

  • The first atomic bomb to be used as a weapon is dropped on Hiroshima

  • The end of World War II