WW2

By OdomM
  • End of WW1 Start of WW2

    At the end of World War I in 1918, Germany was punished for their part in the war. They were forced to give up land and to disband their army. They also had to pay for damages.
  • Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

  • Tanks

    Tanks
    The first tank was made in 1915, and was used in WWI, but in WWII, they were used more often and became one of the main kinds of land army vehicles.
  • Andy Warhol Born

    Andy Warhol Born
    Andy Warhol, and American movie worker and artist, was very into pop (colorful, bright art). He is the the son of Julia Warhol and Andrej Warhol. He starred in or helped in these movies: Salvador Dali`, Blow Job, Empire, Chelsea Girls, Studio 54, etc. He did Pop, Abstract expression, Modern, Contemporary, and Naïve art. He is on The Museum of Modern Art and More. He was born on August 6, 1928, in Pittsburgh, PA. He died on February 22, 1987, in the NY
    Presbyterian Hospital in New York NY.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
  • Maddening

    When the Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression begin to settle in, the world charges straight into WWII.
  • FDR is Elected President

    FDR is Elected President
    Fredrick Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president is elected, and his 12 year term will last to when he dies in 1945.
  • Adolf Hitler is Elected

    Adolf Hitler is Elected
    The German people didn’t feel fairly treated. In 1933, they voted for Adolf Hitler to become their leader. He led the National Socialists or Nazis. He promised that he would restore Germany. He built their army back up and began taking land back from other countries.
  • The Nazi party takes power in Germany.

    The Nazi party takes power in Germany. Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany.- Nazis ‘temporarily’ suspend civil liberties
  • Germany quits the League of Nations.

  • Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss is Killed

    Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss is Killed by the Nazis. U.S.S.R.
  • Nazis boycott Jewish-owned business.

    Nazis boycott Jewish-owned business.
  • Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht)

    On Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," Nazis terrorized Jews throughout Germany and Austria and 30,000 Jews were arrested.
  • WW2 Speeds Up... AGAIN!

    Britain and France speed up the war by declaring war on Germany.
  • The Invasion of Poland: Battle 1

    On September 1st, 1939, German forces invaded Poland. Tanks poured into the country helped by bombers overhead. A total of 1.25 million Germans soldiers filed into Poland.
  • Germany takes over Czechoslovakia and invades Poland.

    Germany takes over Czechoslovakia and invades Poland.
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    String of Axis Victories

    There were 9 victories in the timespan of 1939-1942.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain is a famous battle where Germany tried to destroy England’s Air Force. This battle used spitfire planes, which are in the image above.
  • The Nazis Begin

    Nazis begin the first mass murder of Jews in Poland.
  • Denmark and Norway: Battle 2

    Germany invades Denmark and Norway, as an addition to Poland
  • Germans Bomb Scapa

    Germans bomb Scapa Flow naval base near Scotland.
  • British Beach Push Back: Battle 4

    British troops were pushed back to the beach at Dunkirk and had to be rescued by British boats.
  • Invasion of France: Battle 5

    Germany invades France and occupies it.
  • Hitler plans Operation Sea Lion

  • Massive German Air Raids

    Massive German air raids on London, Southampton, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool and Manchester.
  • The Blitzkrieg: Battle 3

    Hitler launched a Blitzkrieg (means lightning war in German) against Holland and Belgium. Both countries are now occupied.
  • Germany attacks the Soviet Union.

    Germany attacks the Soviet Union. Jews throughout Western Europe are forced into ghettos. Jews may not leave their houses without permission form the police. Jews may no longer use public telephones.
  • 3 Enemies With 2 Stones and Little Time: Battle 6

    In Early 1941, Germany and Italy attack and have victory in Yugoslavia, Greece, and North Africa.
  • Operation Barbarossa: Battle 7

    Operation Barbarossa: Battle 7
    Germany attacked Russia (Operation Barbarossa) and had made some gains.
  • Pearl Harbor: Battle 8

    Japan attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor destroying ships, planes and radar stations.
  • America VS. Japan in the Declaration of War

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Declaration of War against Japan, December 8, 1941.
  • The Big Restrictions

    Jews are forbidden to: subscribe to newspapers; keep dogs, cats, birds, etc; keep electrical equipment including typewriters; own bicycles; buy meat, eggs, or mild; use public transportation; attend school.
  • Japan Takes Singapore: Battle 9

    Japan took Singapore from the British.
  • Holocaust is Almost Over

    About 80 to 85 percent of the Jews who would die in the Holocaust have already been murdered.
  • Grandma's B-Day

    Grandma's B-Day
  • Hitler takes over Hungary

    Hitler takes over Hungary and begins deporting 12,000 Hungarian Jews each day to Auschwitz where they are murdered.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    D-Day actually means Day-Day, but that's a horrible name, so everyone called it D-Day. D-Day was the start of a 12 week campaign where Britain, America, Canada, and France attacked German forces on the coast of Normandy.
  • Truman is Elected

    Truman is Elected
    FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) dies, and Harry Truman is elected for president.
  • End of WW2

    WW2 Ends, and Germany is declared as the loser.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day is the celebration of Victory in Europe. Europe is victorious when they win their battle against Germany.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day stands for Victory in Japan Day. It marks a the day Japan surrendered to the Allies after almost six years of war.
  • The Tribunal Millitary

    An International Military Tribunal (Judicial assembly) is created by Britain, France,the United States, and the Soviet Union.
  • The Jewish Homeland

    The United Nations establishes a Jewish homeland in British-controlled Palestine, which becomes the State of Israel in 1948.
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    Communism

  • Brown Vs. Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown Vs. Board of Education of Topeka
    A court case that changed “separate but equal” to unconstitutional.
  • Kong's B-Day

    Kong's B-Day
  • Ma's B-Day

    Ma's B-Day
  • The Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall separated East and West Berlin. E. Berlin was communist, so its people tried to find a way to the other side of the wall, but they were killed by guards. Luckily, when George H. W. Bush was elected, the wall fell, and 3 guards weren’t strong enough to stop a billion people. The W. Berlin merged with the E. Berlin, and the communist government of Berlin was stopped.
  • Richard Nixon Elected

    Richard Nixon Elected
    Richard Nixon helped the USA's relationships with China and Russia recover by inviting them to a Ping-Pong competition. China gladly accepted. Nixon was the start of the White House's bowling alley. Nixon resigned from office when he lied about the Watergate Scandal. Nixon was the 37th president. Righard Nixon's nickname is Tricky Dicky, due to his tricks to allow him to be elected.
  • Gerald R Ford

    Gerald R Ford
    Born in Omaha, Nebraska, on 7/14/1913, Gerald R. Ford went to the University of Michigan, Yale. His First Lady was Elizabeth (Betty) Bloomer Warren. His children's names are: Michael Gerald Ford, John Gardner Ford, Steven Meigs Ford, and Susan Elizabeth Ford.
    He was the 38th president, and his vice was Nelson Rockfeller.
    He died at the age of 93. His age of inauguration is 60.
  • Jimmy Earl Carter Jr. Elected

    Jimmy Earl Carter Jr. Elected
    Born on 10/1/1924, in Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter's occupation was peanut farming. He was also a Church teacher. His First Lady was Eleanor Rosalynn Smith. His 4 children's names are: John William (Jack), James Earl (Chip), Donnel Jeffery (Jeff), and Amy Lynn. His Vice President was Walter F. Mondale. He also was the governor of Georgia. He was a Democrat and he was 52 at his inauguration.
  • Ronald Reagan Elected

    Ronald Reagan Elected
    Born on 2/6/1911 in Tampico, Illinois, Ronald Reagan went to Eureka College and was an actor. He married Nancy Davis Reagan in 1952. His children: Patricia and Ron Prescott. He is the 40th President and his Vice was George H. W. Bush. He was 69 at his inauguration and served 2 terms. He died at the age of 93 and was buried in California.
  • George H. W. Bush Elected

    George H. W. Bush Elected
    Born on June/12/1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, Bush went to Yale University He Married Barbara Pierce Bush and had 6 children: George W. Bush, John Ellis (Jeb) Bush, Pauline Robinson Bush (died in 1953 of leukemia), Dorothy Bush Koch, Marvin Bush, and Neil Mallon Bush. He was the 41st president and was the only president to have a son who also became a president besides the John Adams/John Quincy Adams pair. His Vice President was J. Danforth Quayle. He was 59 when he became President in 1989.
  • William Jefferson Clinton Elected

    William Jefferson Clinton Elected
    Born in August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas, Clinton went to Yale University and was Christian. He was also the governor of Arkansas. He married Hillary Rodham and had a daughter named Chelsea Clinton. He was the 42nd president and his Vice was Albert Gore, Jr.. He was 46 when elected and he served from 1992 -2000.
  • George W. Bush Elected

    George W. Bush Elected
    Born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Conneticut, George H. W. Bush’s son went to Yale University and was a baptized Christian. He also was the Governor of Texas and Married Laura Welch Bush, and they had two daughters: Jenna and Barbara Bush. He was the 43rd president and his Vice was Richard (Dick) Cheney. He was 52 in 2000 when he was elected and he served 2 terms.
  • Barack Obama II Elected

    Barack Obama II Elected
    Barack Hussein Obama II was born on August/4/1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was the 44th President of the United States and the first African-American to hold the office. Obama was 47 when elected in 2008. He also signed the "Obamacare" which changed many health care laws. He became the first president to openly express support for gay marriage, proposed gun control and opened diplomatic relations with Cuba.