World War II Timeline_Kthompson

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    The Holocaust

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    Japan invades China

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    Munich Conference

  • Non-Aggression Pact

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    Germany Invades Poland

    Was also known as the September Campaign. Poland got invaded from the north, south, and west.
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    Battle of Britain

    The battle happened at the British airspace. The main objective for the Germna's was to gain air superiority. The Battle of Britain wasn't named until after it had already happened. The British took victory of this battle and stopped Germany from taking air superiority.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    It provided aid to foreign nations during World War II.
  • Operation barbarossa

  • Pearl Harbor

  • Bataan Death March

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    Battle of Midway

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    Battle of Stalingrad

    The considered turning point in WWII that destroyed the 6th army of the Germans. The victory went to the Soviet Union. The battle started with the German's trying to get control of Stalingrad in southern Russia. In the history of warfare this battle is considered the largest and bloodiest. The intensive Luftwaffe bombing was supposed to turn the city into rubble.
  • D Day

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    Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge was a failure for Germany's operational system. It was also a decisive Allied victory. It was launched in the forested region of Wallonia in Belguim, France. It also got rid of Germany's armed forces on the western front. The German aircrafts also suffured losses like their personnel ones and the Luftwaffe.
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    Battle of Iwo Jima

    Major battle where the US catured Iwo Jima from the Japanese Imperial Army. It was a five week battle that was the bloodiest in the pacific for World War II. This was the only battle where the casualties were greater for the American soldiers than the Japanese. The defeat of the Japanese was known before the battle had begun.
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    Battle of Okinawa

  • VE Day

    Known as Victory in Europe Day. The end of World War II began the celebration of VE Day.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  • V-J Day

  • Warsaw Pact

    Formally known as the Treaty of Friendship in format to NATO. During the Cold War, eight communist staes made a collective defense treaty. It was a military complement to the council for Mutual Economic Assistance. The Soviet Union's desire to dominate Central and Eastern Europe was the strategy behind the formation of the Warsaw Pact.