World War II Timeline

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    World War II

    The Start WWII to the very end
  • Great Depression Begins

    Great Depression Begins
    In the 1929, the Stock Marcket crashed. Because of the crash, almost everyone outside or inside America lost all their money and went bankrupt because they all lost their jobs.
  • Japan conquers Manchuria in northern China

    Japanese forces agressively attacked Manchuria and over threw the goverment.
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Chancellor
    Germany's goverment voted in Hitler for his popular vote where he then used his power to work on his Nazi party.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes president

    Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes president
    FDR was elected in 1933, beating Herbert Hoover at the depth of the Great Depression. His optimism and activism lifted the nations spirits.
  • Nuremberg Laws

    Nuremberg Laws
    Nuremberg Laws were created by Hitler because of his hatred for Jews. The Nuremberg Laws removed all Jews rights.
  • Japan Invades China

    Japan Invades China
    Japan-China war started when Japanese forces claimed they were shot at by Chinese forces. Japan wanted China's resources.
  • Germany invades Austria

    Mussolini portected Austria until Hitler and Musolinni became aliances. Hitler then took his advantages and attacked Austria
  • Kristallnacht

    The Night where Germans had riots and invade Jewish property.
  • Germany-Soviet Union Nonagression Act

    Soviet Union and Germany signed this oact so they both could not attack each other. Germany breaks it.
  • Nazi's Final Solution

    BEcause of Adolf Hitler's hatred for Jews, Hitler created the Final Solution to eliminate a races in Germany other than their aster race. The most targeted victims are Jews. Theri master races consist of Blue eyes and blonde hair.
  • Axis Alliance was Born

    Hitler and Mussolini became allies durring WWII
  • Germany Invades Poland

    In 1939, Hitler invade Poland to expand his territory.Since noone stoped him when he took over other countries, he invade Poland after the Nazi - Soviet pact. This invasion started WWII
  • Germany invades Denmark, Norway, Belgium and France

    Note: They moved in for the search of Jews.
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen is the popular name of a group of African-American pilots who fought in World War II. Formally, they formed the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the United States Army Air Corps
  • Japan Joins Axis

    Japan joins the Axis Powers
  • Germany AirForce strikes in Battle of Britian

    During the Battle of Britian, the Nazi Airforce, Luffwaffe bombs London and other civiallian targets.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    Lend-Lease (Public Law 77-11) was the name of the program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom. US lended Allies Ships, Planes, Amumition
  • Germany Breaks Nonagression Pact

    Germany breaks the nonagression pact with the Soviet Union and invades.
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
    Japan attacks US Base in Hawaii, destroying and killing many men Planes and ships. This attack starter Japanese american Camps and brought America into WWII
  • Japanese American Incarceration

    Japanese American Incarceration
    Japanese Americans citezens in America wer relocated agianst their will into this camps where they will live. BEcause of the Pearl Harbor Attack, all Japanese related people in the U.S were hated and targeted. People would vandilize their property.
  • Rosie the Riveter

    Rosie the Riveter
    is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the American women who worked in factories during World War II
  • British Stops German Forces in El Alamein

    In Africa, two great generals from both sides named Auchinleck, and Rommel, fought. The allies won agianst Afrika Korps and made the Germans surrender in Africa where the Allies could then take control over the Medditarean Sea.
  • Bataan Death March

    The Bataan Death March (also known as The Death March of Bataan) took place in the Philippines. a 70-mile forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of war by Japanese forces during World War I
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet
  • Manhattan Project

    The Manhattan Project was ued to create the atomic bomb. the atpmic bomb was needed to end the Pacific War since Japan refused to surrender agianst our threat.
  • Guadalcanal

    The Guadalcanal Campaign was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was mainly a NAval BAttle
  • German Forces Surrend in Staligrad

    the last of the German forces fighting at Stalingrad surrender, despite Hitler's earlier declaration that "Surrender is out of the question.
  • Atomic Bombs dropped in Hiroshima and Nagaski

    The US dropped two atomic bombs in Japan to end the Pacific War since Japan refused to surrender. The Bomb wiped out structures for miles and caused radiation problems to future Japanese generations.
  • D-Day

    D-Day is the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. The best known D-Day is June 6, 1944 — the day of the Normandy landings — initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II. However, many other invasions and operations had a designated D-Day, both before and after that operation.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    attle of the Ardennes Bulge: a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive
  • Yalta Conference

    A meeting between the Allied leaders Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin in February 1945 at Yalta, a Crimean port on the Black Sea
  • Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Empire
  • Battle of Okinawa

    The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg,[3] was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II.[4][5] The 82-day-long battle lasted from early April until mid-June 1945. After a long campaign of island hopping, the Allies were approaching Japan, and planned to use Okinawa, a large island only 340 mi (550 km) away from mainland Japan, as a base for air operations on the planned invasion of Japanese mainland
  • Formation of the United Nations

    50 nation met in San Fran to discuss a new peacekeeping organization to replace the weak and ineffective League of Nations
  • Pacific War Ends

    Japanese Officials officially signed for the war to end
  • Formation of the United Nations Continue

    all 50 nations ratified the charter creating a new international peacekeeping body known as the United Nations – President Roosevelt had urged Americans not to turn their backs against war -
    US is not a part of United Nations.
  • Potsdam Conference

    allies held the conference to plan the war’s end – decision made to put Nazi war criminals on trial.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    24 defendants including some of Hitler’s top officials. Hermann Goring (creator and head of Gestapo (secret police). Charged with crimes against humanity – 19 found guilty 12 sentences to death
  • Marshall Plan

    congress approved Secretary of State George Marshall’s plan to help boost European economies – US gave more than 13 billion to help the nation’s