WW timeline

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    On December 7, 1941 Hawa ii was attacked by japanese air force. The attack lasted two hours. More than 2000 american soldiers and sailors were killed, 1000 were wounded.
  • U.S. declares war on Japan

    U.S. declares war on Japan
    The United States declares war on Japan, entering World War II. Japanese troops land in the Philippines, French Indochina. President Franklin D. Roosevelt calls December 7, 1941 a
    "Day of Infamy".
  • Axis powers declares war on U.S.

    Axis powers declares war on U.S.
    Germany and other axis powers declare war on the United States because of the involvement of the Bombing on Pearl Harbor. Japan was part of the Axis powers and thought the U.S. was a threat to their plans.
  • 9066

    Ten weeks after pear harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Excutive Order 9066. For 2 and a half years, 110,00 Japanese americans were relocated to to internment camps built by U.S. military. Japanese americans lived in bad conditions.
  • Battle of midway

    Battle of midway
    Battle of Midway was important naval battle in the specific. this event took place 6 months after pearl harbor. U.S. defeated the Japanese defense perimeter.
  • North African Campaign

    North African Campaign
    Axis forces in Tunisia surrender to the Allies. The Allies defeat Axis powers in africa. This event ended the North African Campaign.
  • Guam

    U.S. forces capture Guam. The U.S. attacked by air. Guam was a chosen target because it was suitable because of the ability to hold a lage base for axis powers.
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    U.S. captures Iwo Jima. This was a major battle forces fought and capture Iwo Jima. the month-long bayyle was very fierce and bloodiest battle in the pacific.
  • Hiro Shima

    Hiro Shima
    On August 6, 1945 an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, a second B-29 dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people
  • Japan Surrenders

    Japan Surrenders
    Japan surrenders on september 2, 1945. After the bombing of Hiro Shima and Nagaski the japanese forces were incapable of military production. This event ended WWII.