• Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Forced germany to admit guilt to war. Germany was not allowed to maintain a air force. Germany and other coutries responsible were expected to pay for war destruction
  • Japan Invades China

    Japan Invades China
    When japan took over beijing they hoped to take over all of china. russia quickly formed a non aggression act with china to send material support this ended chinas pact with germany. AS japan was continuing china kept movein inland more and more stallng them while inocent civials died by japans hand.
  • Munich Peace Conference

    Munich Peace Conference
    Hitler met with Franch, the UK, and Italy to discuss that he stop spreading. Seen as a failed appeasement due to the weakness of its action. Czechoslovakia was not invited to the event.
  • Kristallnacht

    Also refered to the night of broken glass was the program of of many attacks on jews by Nazi germany. Jewish villages. homes. cities were destroyed and ransacked. The attacks were a result from the assassination of German diplomat Ernst vom Rath by Herschel Grynszpan.
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Germany invaded poland from the air and land thus marking the start of WW2. When hitler attacked poland its showed what kind of strategy he was going to use called "blitzkrieg". The polish army tried to fight germany head to head but was severly unequipped and underknowledged
  • Battle of Britian

    Battle of Britian
    First campaign fought entirly with the air force. Germany fialed to destroy the british air force. Seen as one of the major turning points of the war and that Britian woulnd not give up.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Suprise attack from the Japanesee empire on the U.S. Hawiian naval base. The base was attacked with 353 planes in two waves. All 8 of the battle ships that were there were damaged with 4 being sunk.
  • Stalingrad

    largest battle on eastern front over Germany trying to take SU main city. One of the bloodiest battles in history with over 2 million deaths. Russia was able to hold the city and the germans ceased attacking the city.
  • D-Day

    Operation overlord was the officail name of the plan. In some ways could be called the turning point of the war. major offensive that proved successful with many losses.
  • Korematsu v US

    Korematsu v US
    Supreme court case that was over putting japanesse americans into internment camps. The court sided with the government sayin it was constitutional. even though no evidence of spies all were still forced to the camps.
  • Potsdam Peace Conference

    Potsdam Peace Conference
    Soviet Union, U.S., and UK came together to see what the punishment should be for germany. Nazi germany had surrendered 9 weeks earlier. Focused on peace treaties and countering effects of war were the main focus
  • hiroshima

    first atomic bomb bomb dropped here. over 80,000 died in the initial explosion. the bomb tooks out 90 percent of the entire city when dropped.