World War Two

  • Hitler's Rise

    Hitler's Rise
    Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany, changing Germany and the world forever. When he became leader he strengthened the police force, otherwise known as the Gestapo.
  • Japan's Invasion of China

    Japan's Invasion of China
    Japan invades China, initiating World War II in the Pacific region.
  • Britain, France's and Poland's treaty

    Britain and France agree to protect Poland from invasions, to protect its borders.
  • The Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact

    The Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact was signed this day. This was a non-aggressive agreement that would turn eastern Europe into spheres of influence for Germany and for the USSR.
  • The Invasion of Poland

    The Invasion of Poland
    During this day, Poland was invaded by Germany, starting World War II.
  • Britain and France's Aid

    Britain and France's Aid
    France and Britain honor the agreeement that they had signed, to help Poland, and send aid.
  • The Soviets Invade Poland

    The Soviets Invade Poland
    The Soviets invade Poland this day. Russia attacks Poland as an the agreement that they signed with Germany, stated that Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland would become spheres of influence/ colonies/ territories for Germany and the USSR.
  • Warsaw Surrenders

    Warsaw ( the capital of Poland) surrenders, and the Polish government is forced to leave in exile, through Romania. Germany and Russia then divided the land amongst each other.
  • The Russian Invasion of Finland

    Russia invades Finland, starting the "winter war", due to Russia's attack, Finland made an armistice, and gave some of its land to Russia since it had lost the "winter war". The land given was mainly part of the coast of Finland.
  • Germany Invades Denmark and Norway

    Germany invades both Denmark and Norway, forcing Denmark to surrender. Denmark surrendered the day of the invasion.
  • Luxembourg Surrenders

  • The Netherlands Surrenders

  • Belgium Surrenders

  • Norway Surrenders

    Norway surrenders after two months of fighting Germany.
  • Italy Joins the Axis

    Italy joins the Axis, and enters World War II.
  • Italy invades France's Southern Region

    Italy invades France's Southern Region
    France, already being attacked by Germany in the north, is invaded by Italy in the south.
  • France's Armistice

    France makes an armistice with Germany, that gave Germany the entire northern area of France.
  • Romania Cedes Land

    Romania cedes its eastern region, and the northern half of Bukovina to Soviet Ukraine.
  • Axis Begins Attacks in Africa

    Libya (controlled by Italy) attacks Egypt (controlled by Britain).
  • The Tripartite Pact

    The Tripartite Pact
    Germany, Italy and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact, an agreement/ treaty for the axis powers.
  • The Battle of Britain Ends

    The Battle of Britain was one of the most well known air wars of WWII, it resulted with the British victorious.
  • New Nations Join the Axis

    From November 20th to November 23rd 1940, three nations joined the axis, these nations were Slovakia, Romania and Hungary.
  • Bulgaria Joins the Axis Powers

  • Yugoslavia Surrenders

    After fighting Germany, Italy, and Bulgaria Yugoslavia is defeaten and is broken apart.
  • Pearl Harbor is Bombed

    Pearl Harbor is Bombed
    Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese.
  • The United States Joins the War

    The United States Joins the War
    The United states declares War on Japan, and enters World War II, on the Allied side. Japan sends troops to Indochina, the Philippines and Singapore.
  • Axis Powers Declare War on The United States

    Axis Powers Declare War on The United States
    The Axis powers ( Germany, Italy, and Japan) declare war on the United States.
  • Axis Attacks the Soviets

    The Axis Powers launch an attack against the Soviets and capture land up to the Crimean Peninsula.
  • Soviets Lauch Attack on Romania and Hungary

    The Soviets counter attack Romania and Hungary.
  • Soviets Defeat the German Sixth Army

    The Soviets defeat the German Sixth Army and cause them to surrender, after Hitler ordered them not to retreat.
  • The US and Britain Land on Sicily

    Britain, and the US land on Sicily, and take control.
  • Benito Mussolini is Deposed

    Benito Mussolini is Deposed
    The leader of Italy is deposed, a new government is made and Pietro Badoglio leader, since he opposed Nazi Germany.
  • Allies Land Near Naples

    Allied troops land near Naples, leading to the end of Italy's help to Germany.
  • D-Day

    Allied troops land in Normandy, opening a new path for them to reach Germany.
  • Finland Makes Armistice with the Soviets

    Finland drops out of the Axis Powers, and makes peace with the USSR.
  • Warsaw's Liberation

    Warsaw is liberated by the Soviets, in order to fight Germany.
  • US Troops Land in the Philippines

  • Massive Liberation

    By the end of December most of France, Belgium and southern Netherlands were liberated.
  • Soviets Surround Berlin

    The end of the war was near, the Soviet were surrounding the capital of Germany and where Hitler was hiding.
  • Hitler Commits Suicide

    Hitler Commits Suicide
    The leader of the Nazis, Adolf Hitler, the most hated man in the world, comits suicide after being surrounded by the Soviets.
  • Germany Surrenders to the Allied Forces and the Soviets

    Germany surrendered to the Western Forces on the 7th, and surrendered to the Soviets on the 9th.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The United States drops the deadliest weapons used in war on Hiroshima (6th of August) and Nagasaki (9th of August), both cities of Japan.
  • Japan Surrenders

    Japan surrenders today, bringing end to the war that cost humanity 3% of its population or the death of 60 million.