World War ll History

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    World War ll History

  • Hitler Comes to Power

    January 30, 1933 Adolf Hitler came to power. Hitler had become the prime minister of germany that day. He had enough power to paralyze Germans democratic party with his Nazis. He later became the most ruthless dictator of 20th century.
  • Nuremberg Laws Passed

    In 1935, Nuremberg at an annual party rally, Nazis declared new laws which put order to the many racial theories common in Nazi ideology. These laws excluded German Jews from Reich citizenship and wouldn’t allow them to marry or have sexual relations with people of "German or related blood."
  • Munich Pact

    A settlement reached by Italy, Great Britain, France, and Germany that allowed Germany annexation of the Sudetenland in western Czechoslovakia.
  • Albert Einstein and the Atomic Bomb

    Albert Einstein was a german born scientist. In August 1939 Albert EInstein informed President Roosevelt about the Nazis working on a powerful atomic bomb. This led to USA making their own bomb which led to the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Einstein later regreted this decision especially since the Nazi’s failed making the atomic bomb.
  • Stalin Signs the Non-agression Peace Act

    Joseph Stalin was the dictator of the soviet Union. Stalin changed his country from a peasant society to an industrial superpower. He ruled his country with terror and brutal reign, killing millions. He signed the non-aggression pact in 1939 with Germany
  • Tripartite Act

    Signed on September 27,1940 by Germany, Italy, and Japan. Provided assistance if any signatories were attacked by countries not already in the war; was designed to make neutral America think twice before joining the side of the Allies.
  • Lend- Lease Act

    Signed by President Roosevelt March 11, 1941. It permitted him to sell, transfer title to, exchange, lend, lease, or otherwise dispose of to any such government any defense article.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor to prevent Americans from interfering with Japanese expansion, killing 68 US civilians. The United States react and declare war on Japan the day after.
  • Bataan Death March

    75,000 allied soldiers surrendered to the Japanese in the Philippines. They were forced to march over 50 miles to a prisoner war camp under horrible conditions and more than 7,000 American Flipino troops died.
  • Dwight Eisenhower on D-Day

    Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States. Before presidency Dwight was a 5 star general in the WWII. On June 6, 1944 on D-day Eisenhower led more than 150,000 allied forces across english channel and stormed beaches of normandy. This act changed the tide of the war and led to liberation of paris.
  • Harry S. Truman and the Atomic Bomb

    Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of United States during WWII against japan. On August 6, 1945 Harry S. Truman informed the nation that the atomic bomb has been detonated in Hiroshima, Japan. Truman made the decision to drop the bomb and 3 days later dropped another bomb in Nagasaki, Japan
  • Geneva Convention

    In 1949, he Geneva Convention was a series of treaties on the treatment of civilians, prisoners of war and soldiers who are otherwise rendered incapable of fighting.