World War the second

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  • Japanse invasion of China

    Japanse invasion of China
    The Janese won this battle after they were fired on by the Chinese or so they claim. this took place at the Marco Polo Bridge in Belgium. This was Japanese excuse for invading China in the second world war.
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  • Rape of Nanking

    Rape of Nanking
    This was a battle were tens of thousands were rounded up by the Japanese and mowed down by machine guns, or some were doused with gasoline and burned alive. 20,000 or higher were raped one girl recalling being raped 37 times. The Japs were so brutal that even the Nazis were shocked.
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Hilter was seeking to gain lost territory and rule Poland. this event or invasion was the biggest start of world war two. Hilter ussed the blitzkrieg strategy. He used a ton of big artelillery and a massive number of troops to take poland.
  • Battle of the Atlantic

    Battle of the Atlantic
    this battle was fought in the northern alantic, and was also the longest military campian in world war two. Allkied forces tried to blockade Germany. Germany started to use the U-Boats to take out the blockade
  • Fall of Paris

    Fall of Paris
    This battle took place in paris Germans were moving in with tanks and artelery so the people in paris fled with fear. Paris asked America for help so we sent material aid. on this day we frozze our assets with the AXis powers
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Germany invades Russia. This was the largest military attack in world war two. Germany uses lots of artilery to break threw to Russia. Russia was out maned and out gunned. The biginning of the plans of the attack started to take shape in the early 1940s
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese bombs us at pearl harbor. The attack was on a sunday when non of us wpould expect it. the bombed and targeted ships and small airports so the could get away eaily. Japs tried to make us believe we were at peace with them but then suprise attacked us
  • Battle of Wake Island

    Battle of Wake Island
    This Attacked started right when Pearl Harbor started, but it did not end until December 23. The American forces surrender to the Japaese Empire. The Battle was fought on and around wake island
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    This is when all the Nazis came up with the final soluition. Hitler rounded up a bunch of Jews and then found ways to kill them. when they were murded it was mostly b few or lots at a time or massacres .Jews had everything taken away from them so there was no way of fighting back this plan formed in 1941
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    after on april 9, 1942 u.s surrender of the bataan peninsula on the main philippine island of luzon to the japanese during world war two. The day after Japan bombed the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941, the Japanese invasion of the Philippines began. Within a month, the Japanese had captured Manila, the capital of the Philippines, and the American and Filipino defenders of Luzon (the island on which Manila is located) were forced to retreat to the Bataan Peninsula.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    This battle was a naval battle. It took place six months after pearl harbor between once again the Jaoanese and the Americans. We won this battle which let us move into an offensive position which was a turning point in the battle and in the Pacific Campain. The Japs code was broken and thats how we won the battle
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    The Allied forces take over the canal. Both sides suffered great loss but the Japanese suffered such a great number of fatalites that the withdrew from the canal in early 1943. Both sides also took great damage to their naval fleet. The allied forces took over an air base that was under construction this was another big turning point in the war
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    the American amphibious invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II stemmed from the need for a base near the Japanese coast. Following elaborate preparatory air and naval bombardment, three U.S. marine divisions landed on the island in February 1945. Iwo Jima was defended by roughly 23,000 Japanese army and navy troops, who fought from an elaborate network of caves, dugouts, tunnels and underground installations.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    the battle of alamein marked the culmination of the world war two north african campaign between the british empire and the german- italian army. Rommel mined and fortified a forty-mile line in considerable depth and strength–unusually, in a desert war, both flanks were sealed, by the Mediterranean in the north and by the Qattara Depression in the south. To break this line and destroy the Axis forces was the task of Bernard Montgomery, commanding the British imperial forces.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Operation Torch was the name given to the Allied invasion of French North Africa in November 1942. Operation Torch was the first time the British and Americans had jointly worked on an invasion plan together. stalin's russia had been pressing the allies to start a new front against the germans. From North Africa, the plan was to invade Sicily and then on to mainland Italy and move up the so-called “soft underbelly” of Europe.
  • Warsaw Ghetto uprising

    Warsaw Ghetto uprising
    From April 19 to May 16, 1943, during World War II (1939-45), residents of the Jewish ghetto in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland, staged an armed revolt against deportations to extermination camps. The Warsaw ghetto uprising inspired other revolts in extermination camps and ghettos throughout German-occupied Eastern Europe. shortly after the German invasion of Poland, in September 1939, more than 400,000 Jews in Warsaw, the capital, were confined to an area of the city that was little more than 1 sq
  • Allied invasion of Italy

    Allied invasion of Italy
    he British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery begins the Allied invasion of the Italian peninsula, crossing the Strait of Messina from Sicily and landing at Calabria–the “toe” of Italy. italian dictator Benito Mussolini envisioned building Fascist Italy into a new Roman Empire, but a string of military defeats in World War II effectively made his regime a puppet of its stronger Axis partner, Germany.
  • Battle of Monte Cassino

    Battle of Monte Cassino
    This multi-faced battle marked one of the longest and bloodiest engagements of the Italian campaign during World War II. After attempts to overcome the Germans in the Liri Valley and at Anzio ended in stalemate, the Allies struggled to capture the western anchor of the Gustav Line and the Roman Catholic abbey of Monte Cassino. Allied strategy in Italy during World War II centered on keeping the Wehrmacht fully committed so that its veteran divisions could not be shifted to help repel the cross-C
  • D-Day

    During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region.
  • Liberation of concentration camps

    Liberation of concentration camps
    During the latter half of World War Two, there was present among western public opinion some indistinct awareness of the heinous crimes being committed by the Nazi Third Reich. And this perception was reinforced when newsreels reported the horrors discovered when the Soviets reached the German Majdanek and Sobibor extermination camps in eastern Poland, during summer 1944.
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden
    In the wake of their breakout from normandy, allied forces conducted a rapid advance across france and belgium. Attacking on the broad front, they shattered german resistance and soon were nearing germany. forced by the supply situation to slow the general advance and focus on a narrow front, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the allied commander, began to contemplate the allies’ next move.
  • Battle of Bulge

    Battle of Bulge
    On December 16, three German armies (more than a quarter-million troops) launched the deadliest and most desperate battle of the war in the west in the poorly roaded, rugged, heavily forested Ardennes. The inexperienced U.S 106th division was nearly annihilated, but even in defeat helped buy time brigadier General bruce C. Clarkes defense at st. vith.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    Battle of okinawa is also named operation iceberg. It was the largest amphibious landing in the pacific theater of world war two.No one on either side expected it to be the last major battle of the war, which it was. The Americans were planning Operation Downfall, the invasion of the main islands, which never happened due to the controversial decision to use the atomic bomb.
  • Battle of Iwo jima

    Battle of Iwo jima
    The Battle of Stalingrad (July 17, 1942-Feb. 2, 1943), was the successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in the U.S.S.R. during World War II. Russians consider it to be the greatest battle of their Great Patriotic War, and most historians consider it to be the greatest battle of the entire conflict. The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest battles in history, with combined military and civilian casualties of nearly 2 million.
  • VE-Day

    VE day stands for victory in europe day, it officially ended world war two. Germans surrendered to their Soviet antagonists, after the matter they lost more than 8,000 soldiers, and the Germans considerably more, they lost people in Copenhagen and Oslo; at Karlshorst, near Berlin; in northern Latvia; on the Channel Island of Sark—the German surrender was realized in a final cease-fire.
  • Potsdam Declaration

    Potsdam Declaration
    is a declaration that called for all japanese armed forces to surrender during world war two. The Big Three—Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill replaced on July 26 by Prime Minister Clement Attlee, and U.S. President Harry Truman—met in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 to August 2, 1945, to negotiate terms for the end of World War II.
  • Dropping of the atomic bombs

    Dropping of the atomic bombs
    The B-29 Bomber that dropped the A-bomb on hiroshima was christened the Enola Gay by its pilot Paul Tibbets in honor or his mothers name. The two bombs that were dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki were called little boy and fat man. The explosion wiped 90% of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    VJ day pretty much ended world war two, it is when japan surrender to the allies. VJ day means victory over japan day. Coming several months after the surrender of Nazi Germany, Japan’s capitulation in the Pacific brought six years of hostilities to a final and highly anticipated close.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    Held for the purpose of bringing nazi war criminals to justice, the nuremberg trials were a series of 13 trials carried out in nuremberg, germany, between 1945 and 1949. The defendants, who included Nazi Party officials and high-ranking military officers along with German industrialists, lawyers and doctors, were indicted on such charges as crimes against peace and crimes against humanity. nazi leader adolf hitler committed suicide so was never brought to trials.