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World War II Timeline

  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    Germany basically takes over the northern part of France and then sets up a puppet government in France to make the people think they still had control.
  • Germany Invade Poland

    Germany Invade Poland
    Poland was suppose to be Germany back in the day, and they wanted the land back.
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    Stalin tried to take Finland because he didn't feel the people living in Leningrad were safe.
  • Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill becomes the Prime Minister of Britain.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
    Britannica Description The night that Britain successfully defended from the 12 hour bombing from Germany.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    Hitler invaded the Balkans for oil, food supplies and land.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    Act saying the United states would transfer arms and other materials to the Ally Powers.
  • Holocaust

    Mass genocide of the Jews by the Nazis.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    A "lighting war" where German used tanks, heavy artillery, and a large number of infantry to over take Poland in a matter of no time.
  • Bombing of Pearl Habor

    Bombing of Pearl Habor
    Japan bombs the US after we prevented them from invading China.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    A group of 26 countries who were fighting against the Axis Powers.
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    The US held the japanese in camps to make sure they didnt plan against us.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    First Soviet victory in Russia.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Turning point of the Pacific War when the allies started to win.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    This battle was to defend the Suez Canal.
  • Guadalcanal

    The war where the soldiers said that "Hell was furry red spiders.." and one of the hardest battles of the Pacific War.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    The Allies decide whether or not to open up the second front.
  • D-Day

    The attack on Normandy beach to take back the German controlled portion of France.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Allied Powers decide the fate of Germany.
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    Atomic bombs are dropped killing millions either instantly or later due to radiation.
  • Death of F.D.R

    Death of F.D.R
    Franklin D. Roosevelt died April 12, 1945 from a cerebral hemorrage.
  • Mussolini’s assassination

    Mussolini’s assassination
    The people of Italy were tired of the economic struggles in Italy.
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    Hitler commits suicide to escape being captured.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    Putting the Nazis on trail after the war to determine their fate.
  • MacArthur’s plan for Japan

    MacArthur’s plan for Japan
    MacArthur's plan for Japan was to demilitarize it and establish a constitutional monarchy. Japan and the US later became allies.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    Discuss post war arrangements of Europe.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    Basically the Soviet Union and the United States daring each other to start a third war by setting up blockades and having missles near each other.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Gave food to the people suffering from the blockade set but the Soviet Union.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    United States gives aid to needy western European Countries.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Split Europe to the soviet side and the Allied side
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Soviet Union put missile in Cuba, 10 minutes away from Washington D.C.