World War Two

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  • Black Tuesday

    The Stock Market crashed.
  • World War 2 in the Pacific

    Japan invades China, initiating World War II in the Pacific.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    The city of Nanjing becomes a victem to a mass murder and rape commited by the Japanese.
  • War Initialized in Europe

    Germany invades Poland, initiating World War II in Europe.
  • War Declared on Germany

    Honoring their guarantee of Poland’s borders, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany.
  • Italy Enters the War

    Italy enters the war. Italy invades southern France on June 21.
  • End of the Battle of Britain

    The air war known as the Battle of Britain ends in defeat for Nazi Germany.
  • Tripartite Pact

    Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact.
  • German Retreat

    A Soviet counteroffensive drives the Germans from the Moscow suburbs in chaotic retreat.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.
  • War Declared on the United States

    Nazi Germany and its Axis partners declare war on the United States.
  • El Alamein

    British troops defeat the Germans and Italians at El Alamein in Egypt, sending the Axis forces in chaotic retreat across Libya to the eastern border of Tunisia.
  • Normandy

    British and US troops successfully land on the Normandy beaches of France, opening a “Second Front” against the Germans.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
  • US cross the Rhine

    US troops cross the Rhine River at Remagen.
  • Hitlers Suicide

    Hitler commits suicide.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany surrenders to the Allies and Soviets.
  • 1st Atomic Bomb Dropped

    The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
  • 2nd Atomic Bomb Dropped

    The United States drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
  • Offical End To World War 2

    Having agreed in principle to unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, Japan formally surrenders, ending World War II.
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