World War II Timeline

By bengel1
  • MaoZedong heads Long March

    The long march was a march lead by mao zedon in which the chinese communists were chased out of Guomingdang by the nationalists
  • Germany invades Poland; France and Great Britain declare war on Germany

    When Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France felt like they had had enough so they declared war on Germany, which eventually started WW2
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Dwight Eisenhower may have known that the attack on pearl harbor was coming, but he did not do anything about it. hundreds of japanese planes flew over the military base of Pearl Harbor and bombed the island and the ships
  • United Nations formed

    the purpose of the UN being created was to prevent any more world wars
  • Germany surrenders

    In May of 1945, Germany finally surrendered, and WW2 had finally ended
  • Allies use atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The US sent warnings about the atomic bomb to Japan, but they ignored the letters, so the US dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to get the Japanese to surrender