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
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
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.