World War ll Natalie Cook

  • Aldof Hitler

    Aldof Hitler
    Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi Party.
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    Woeld War 11

  • Benito Mussolini

    Benito Mussolini appointed Prime Minister of Italy.
  • Josef Stalin

    Josef Stalin
    Josef Stalin sole dictator of the Soviet Union (USSR)
  • Japan’s Army

    Japan’s Army
    Japan’s Army seizes Manchuria, China.
  • Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler is named Chancellor of Germany.
  • Neutrality Act

    Neutrality Act
    Neutrality Act passed by US Congress.
  • Italian Army

    Italian Army
    Italian Army invades Ethiopia in Africa.
  • Militarist

    Militarist take control of Japanese Government
  • Versailles Treaty

    Hitler sends troops into Rhineland of Germany in violation of the Versailles Treaty.
  • Japan’s army

    Japan’s army pillages Nanjing, China; massacre a quarter of a million people.
  • Munich Pact

    Munich Pact signed giving the Sudetenland of Czechoslovakia to Germany.
  • Nazis

    Nazis begin rounding up Jews for labor camps
  • Nazi-Soviet

    Nazi-Soviet Pact signed by Hitler and Stalin.
  • Nazis invade Poland

    Nazis invade Poland; Britain and France declare war on Germany.
  • Nazis invade Denmark

    Nazis invade Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium – take control.
  • Germany invades France

    Germany invades France and forces it to surrender.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Battle of Britain – Royal Air Force defeats German Air Force to prevent invasion of their island
  • Peacetime

    First time Peacetime Draft in US.
  • Hitler

    Hitler breaks Pact with Stalin’s Russia and invades -USSR now joins England in fighting the Germans
  • Churchill

    Churchill and FDR issue the Atlantic Charter
  • Japenese invade

    Japanese invade French Indochina (Viet. Laos, Cambodia)
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor in Hawaii attacked by Japanese Naval and Air forces, US declares war on Japan, Germany and Italy declare war on the US
  • Philippines

    Philippines fall to Japanese – Bataan Death March
  • Japanese Americans

    Japanese Americans
    Japanese Americans interned in isolated camps
  • Battle of midway

    Battle of midway
    Battle of Midway, turning point of war in the Pacific
  • Russians

    Russians stop Nazi advance at Stalingrad save Moscow
  • British and US forces

    British and US forces defeat German and Italian armies in North Africa.
  • Zoot Suit Riots

    Zoot Suit Riots
    Zoot Suit Riots – Los Angeles, CA
  • Italy surrenders

    July - Italy surrenders, Mussolini dismissed as Prime Min.
  • D-Day invasion

    D-Day invasion
    June - D-Day invasion of France at Normandy by Allies
  • Paris

    Aug. - Paris retaken by Allies Forces
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Dec. Battle of the Bulge – last offensive of German Forces
  • US Forces

    Jan. – US forces return to recapture the Philippines
  • FDR

    April 16th - FDR dies, Harry S. Truman becomes President
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    May 8th - V-E Day, war ends in Europe
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    First Atomic Bombs dropped
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    V-J Day, Japan surrenders to Allied Forces
  • War Crimes

    War Crimes
    War Crimes Trials held in Nuremburg Germany; Manila, Philippines and Tokyo, Japan.