WW2 By imbordianu Jan 1, 1933 Holocaust Persecution of of 6 million jews by Hitler. Sep 1, 1939 Germany invades Poland German troops invade Poland all along border with German-territory. May 1, 1940 Stalin attacks Finland Stalin failed to annex Finland to his own Empire. May 10, 1940 Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain He was the most dominant figure in British politics. Jul 1, 1940 Battle of Britian German and British air forces fought in the skies over the United Kingdom, it was the largestest boming campain. Dec 15, 1940 Germany invades France They attacked France because they were not on the same terms, caused breakout. Feb 1, 1941 Battle of El Alamein The Battle of El Alamein, fought in the deserts of North Africa, is seen as one of the decisive victories of World War Two. The Battle of El Alamein was primarily fought between Montgomery and Rommel. Mar 11, 1941 Lend Lease Act The Lend-Lease Act was the means for providing U.S. military aid to nations during World War II. May 1, 1941 Hitler takes over the Balkans He believed a larger area to invade would increase success and he wanted to make it easier to bring more supplies across the USSR. Jun 1, 1941 German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union Blitzkrieg VS Soviet Union and it seemed that the Blitzkrieg exceeded and they did not. Dec 7, 1941 Bombing of Pearl Harbor The Japanese launched a surprise air attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. Jan 1, 1942 Formation of the U.N. Representatives of 26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations Jun 1, 1942 Hitler’s suicide Holed up in a bunker under his headquarters in Berlin Jun 4, 1942 Battle of Midway Most important naval battle. Jul 16, 1942 Battle of Stalingrad The Battle of Stalingrad was the Soviet Union's defense of the city of Stalingrad during World War II Aug 1, 1942 Guadalcanal Sea clashes between Allied and Japanese forces on and around Guadalcanal. Aug 24, 1942 Japanese internment camps 120,000 people of Japanese descent living in the US were removed from their homes and placed in internment camps Nov 28, 1943 Tehran Conference A conferance to talk about military strategy against Germany and Japan and made a number of important decisions concerning the post World War II era. Jun 6, 1944 D Day Deadly battle on the beach durring WW2. Feb 4, 1945 Yalta Conference At Yalta, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin made important decisions regarding the future progress of the war. Apr 12, 1945 F.D.R’s death FDR died of a health condition in Warm Springs Gerogia Apr 28, 1945 Mussolini’s assassination Italian prime minister and the first of 20th-century Europe's dictators. Just after giving a speech, a women named Violet Gibson shot him in the head. Jul 1, 1945 Potsdam Conference A conference held in Potsdam where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill drew up plans for Germany and Poland. Aug 1, 1945 Nuremberg Trials The Nuremberg trials were a series of trials in which the Allies prosecuted German military leaders, Aug 1, 1945 McArthur’s plan for Japan He acted as leader, rebuilt the country and the formation of a democratic government. Aug 6, 1945 Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were conducted by the United States during the final stages of World War II. Sep 2, 1945 Cold War Tension between nations. Well known War. Apr 1, 1948 Marshall Plan The Marshall Plan was the American program to aid Europe. Jun 24, 1948 Berlin Airlift Airlift that supplied food and fuel to citizens when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin. Oct 15, 1952 Cuban Missile Crisis October crisis in Cuba and Carrabean between Soviet Union and USA. Aug 13, 1961 Berlin Wall Wall between east and west Berlin.