ww1/ww2 timeline

  • WW2

    WW2
    World War II began in 1939, and the United States was fully involved after Pearl Harbor invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, to be the beginning of the war.Economic problems were among the fundamental causes of World War II. United States unfairly controlled most of the world's wealth and people. So, Germany, Italy, and Japan began to look for lands to conquer in order to obtain what they considered to be their share of the world's resources and markets.
  • WW2

    WW2
    World War 2 was a long and bloody war that lasted six year. It began on September 1,1939 when Gemany invaded Poland.It lasted till the Germans and Japanese surrendered in 1945. There were numerous battles in World War 2 some lasted days while others lasted months to years.
  • WW2

    WW2
    After the war began in Europe in 1939, people in the Americas were divided on whether their countries should take part or stay out. Most Americans hoped the Allies would win, but they also hoped to keep the United States out of war.The interventionists, wanted the United States to do all in its power to aid the Allies. the U.S. sent more than $50 billion worth of war material to the Allies.
  • WW2

    WW2
    In the spring of 1941 American and British military representatives held their first combined staff conferences to discuss strategy in the event of active U.S. participation in the war. The staffs agreed that if the United States entered the war, the Allies would concentrate on the defeat of Germany first. The President authorized active naval patrols in the western half of the Atlantic, and in July, American troops took the place of British forces guarding Iceland.
  • WW2

    WW2
    In the 1930's the American people -- having lost many young men in World War I -- were very hesitant to involve themselves in another distant war.However, President Roosevelt wanted the U.S. to become involved in the European war. Japan viewed the U.S. as the most significant threat to their aggressive ambitions and attacked them in 1941.
  • military history of the united states

    military history of the united states
    The military history of the United States during World War II covers the World War II against Japan, Germany and Italy starting with the 7 December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Until that time, the United States had maintained formal neutrality, while supplying Britain, the Soviet Union and China with war material through Lend-Lease, as well as deploying the US military to replace the British invasion forces in Iceland (for early US combat activity in the Pacific Theater, see the Flying Tigers).
  • The USA enters the war

    The USA enters the war
    After the attack of pearl harbor the US was almost forced to join the war. The president at the time (Franklin D. Rosevelt) was trying to avoid war but congress talked him into it three days after pearl harbor. we declared war on Japan and thats when Germany declared war on the US. Jpan was also making unreasonable demands like re-instating oil sales. The US were also allies with France and England so that played a little part.