World War II Timeline

Timeline created by paigeewyatt
  • shoah

    concentration camps were created in germany
  • Blitzkrieg

    Germany invaded Poland on this day using thier blizkrieg tactics. It was Germany's surprise attacks that made it possible for them to gain land and move forward in the war.
  • operation lucid

    It showed how hard defeating Germany was going to be while they used the blitzkrieg tactics.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese attacked America right at home attacking Pearl Harbor, a major military port. This irritated the Americans enouigh to attack them in their country. Brings America into war
  • Camp Harmony

    Shortly after Pearl Harbor, Americans decided to fight back against japan by creating internment camps for the Japanese people in America.
  • battle of midway

    it was the biggest naval battle, most of the theater of the pacific was faught in water.
  • Battle of el alemein

    African theater. The allies got victory over egypt. the allies then had won land in north africa.
  • operation torch

    african theater. created easy access for the allies because italy would not be able to hold the allies
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    Operation Overlord

    Operation Overload was the Battle of Normandy, The Allies invaded Germanu's western front and won land in Europe.
  • Theater of war

    The African theater of war was instigated by Germany but the Allies won in most colonies. Germany did win victory in East Africa.
  • battle of the bulge

    Germany had 2x more men and the us pushed them back and defeated them
  • Little Boy

    Little Boy was the first atomic bomb dropped in the world and was dropped on the Japanese during the war becuase of thier attack on Pearl Harbor. It was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Fat Man

    Fat man was an atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese in Nagasaki because of the war going on between the US and the Japanese. These two atomic bombs are what ended the conflict in Japan.
  • United Nations

    The United Nations was an international organiztion created to try to keep world peace and prevent other world wars from happening. they were established. the un charter was ratified
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    Nuremburg Trials

    The Nuremburg Trials were the trials of the war ciminals of WWII who torchured people during the war.
  • battle of iwo Jima

    Pacific theater
    us tried to overtake the island and the us won but took 6 weeks
  • Zionism

    Zionism was the creation of Isreal giving the Jewish people who had survived the holocaust a place to start over and live.