WorldWar II

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    Neville Chamberlain

    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
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    Winston Churchill

    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and won nobel prize for literature in 1953
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    Josef Stalin

    Communist leader of the Soviet Union (USSR)
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    Benito Mussolini

    A fascist leader in Italy who bulit the first totalitarian state.
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    Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party. He was also the German chancellor. He formed Germany into a single party dictatorship. Hitler was a crazy man, he murdered 11 million people.He was significant to the WWII period because he invading many countries. He also led the Holocaust in which he killed approximetly six million Jews.
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    Charles Degualle

    French general who was the leader of the Free French.
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    Fransisco Franco

    The Spanish military leader and dictator
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    Start and End of WorldWar II

  • Invasion of Poland

    Germany invades Poland striking WWII
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    The Holocaust

    The murder of Jews under the German Nazis, led by Adolf Hitler. The Nazi's had concentration camps set up, and Jews would go to them to live harshly and die. Many were burned or put in gas chambers.This is significant to WWll because this was one of Hitlers plans during WWll. This led to the killing of six million jews.
  • Italy Attacks Ethiopia

    BenitoMussolini the fascist leader attacked Ethiopia to boost Italian national prestige, which was hurt by Ethiopia's victory over Italian forces at the Battle of Adowa
  • Occupation Of Rhineland

    Adolf Hitler attacked Rhineland breaking the Treaty of Versailles
  • Spanish Civil War Begins

    Military revolt against the Republican government of Spain, supported by conservatives.
  • Rome-Berlin-Toxyo Axis

    Italy joined the Anti-Comintern Pact. This made the Rome-Berlin Axis add on Tokyo, and made the alliance of the three totalitarian powers.
  • Air Raid on Guernica

    Nationalists led by Francisco Franco wanted to overthrow Spain's Republican government.
  • The Anschluss

    Hitler demanded concessions for the Austrian Nazi Party
  • Munich Conference

    Hitler gave Britain and France an ultimatum on 28 September, after which he said he would invade Czechoslovakia. It looked like war until Mussolini came in and gave a 4-power conference.
  • Annexation of Czechoslovakia

    Hitler unreasonably demanded Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia, thinking that he was going to be rejected, so he would have the excuse to move his troops into Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakian President Emil Hácha decided to clamp down on the nationalist sentiments to consolidate power.
  • Nazi-Soviet Pact

    Soviet Russia's Minister, Molotov, signs the Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact while German Minister Von Ribbentrop looks on.
  • The Fall of France

    France surrendered to Germany after they attacked france in 1940.
  • Formation of Vichy France

    The French government agreed to stop peole of its army from leaving the country and told people not to fight against the Germans. Finally, France had to pay the occupation costs of the German army people. Four years later Henri-Philippe Petain led the new government called Vichy France. The f revolutionary principles of "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" were changed to "Work, Family, Fatherland".
  • Formation of the “Free French”

    French movement, led by Charles Gaulle to fight for the liberty of France from German control.
  • Battle of Britain

    Germany invades and attacks Britian
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa was a code for Germany to invade Soviet Union.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese Navy made a military attack on Hawaii. They attacked battleships, cruisers, and destroyers. 2,402 Americans were killed and 1,282 were injured.This led to the Americans entering WWll. Later operations by the U.S. led to Germany and Italy declaring war on the U.S. Also U.S. attacked Japan for revenge.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle between U.S, and Japan
  • El Alamein

    Battle that the Allied side won
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Allies fought the Soviet Union for the Russian city Stalingrad.
  • D-Day

    Aliies attack France
  • Battle of the Bulge

    A battle in northeast France. The Allies were good at holding off German army people.
  • Iwo Jima

    A big battle when the United States invasded the island of Iwo Jima from Japan.
  • V-E Day

    When the Allies announced the surrender of German forces in Europe.
  • Decision to use atomic weapons

    U.S. killed over 70,000 people by dropping an atomic bomb over Hiroshima. Then U.S. dropped another atomic bomb on Nagasaki. The Japanese government was forced to surrender. A peace treaty was signed on September 3, 1945.This is significant to the war because this is what ended the war. This was U.S.'s final way of forcing Japan to surrender.
  • V-J Day

    japan surrenders from WWII