• Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Germany invades Poland and was able to occupy it.
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    Stalin attacks Finland for fear that Hitler will attack the Soviet Union through Finland.
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain during the war.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    It was where the Luftwaffe, German air force, invaded Great Britain and bombed it. Geat Britain was able to defend itself and won the battle.
  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    Germans attacks France.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    It was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    Hitler blitzed the Balkans.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    Germany invades Soviet Union but they faied the attack.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese launched a surprise attack on a U.S. Navel Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    Formation of the U.N.
    The United Nations was formed.
  • Holocaust

    The mass-genocide of the Jewish people.
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    President Roosevelt signed an order to send any Japanese people in America to concentration camps.
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    Hitler killed himself using a cyanide capsule.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was when the Americans destroyed four of Japan's aircraft carriers.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    The battle which decided who was going to occupy North Africa.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    It was a major battle in World War II where Germany fought the Soviet Union for control of Stalingrad.
  • Guadalcanal

    U.S. troops landed on Guadalcanal so North Australian supply routes would not be affected.
  • Nuremburg Trials

    Nuremburg Trials
    The Nuremberg trials were trials held in Nuremberg, Germany, for the purpose of bringing Nazi war criminals to justice.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    In Tehran, Iran, the three leaders, Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt, coordinated their military strategy against Germany and Japan and made a number of important decisions concerning the post World War II era.
  • D-Day

    The invasion of Normandy, France.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    A major World War II conference of the three chief Allied leaders, President Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States, Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Great Britain, and Premier Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union, which met at Yalta in the Crimea to plan the final defeat and occupation of Nazi Germany.
  • F.D.R’s death

    F.D.R’s death
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt died from a massive cerebral hemorrhage while sitting for a portrait.
  • Mussolini’s assassination

    Mussolini’s assassination
    Mussolini was assassinated.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The Big Three, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and U.S. President Harry Truman--met in Potsdam, Germany to negotiate terms for the end of World War II.
  • McArthur’s plan for Japan

    McArthur’s plan for Japan
    McArthur's plan was the islandhopping campaign.
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima

    Atomic bomb on Hiroshima
    The bomb that ended WW2 was dropped on Hiroshima.
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki

    Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
    The bomb that ended the war was dropped on Nagasaki.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    It was a American program to help Europe's economical recovery.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    It was like an arms race between Soviet Union and the U.S.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The delivery of 2.3 million tons of food and other goods to Soviet-blockaded West Berlin.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    A wall constructed to separate democratic and communist Germany.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    It was where the U.S. and the Soviet Union was on the brink of a nuclear war because the Soviets stored nukes in Cuba.