WW2

Timeline created by Bubba stellon
In History
  • Japan invades china

    they invaded immeditly after the Mukden incident. the occupationof manchuria lasted till the end of WWII.
  • Munich conference

    an agrement by nazi germany for annxeation of parts of czechoslovika mainly along the countries boarders, inhabited by german speakers
  • Use of blitzkrieg

    a term used by the germans meaning lighning war, its designed to create choas among enemy forces
  • Non Aggression pact

    a pact between germany and the USSR that they would not take any military action against each other for the next 10 years
  • Germany invades Poland

    hitler seeked to regain lost territory an it was his first use of blitzkreig in war. he also altimently wanted to rule poland
  • Battle of Britain

    a battle between the RAF and the Lufwaffa for air supiority over britain, ultimently germany was not able to over come the RAF
  • Lend-Lease act

    when the US provided supplies to britain so that they would not have to pay us back for them
  • Battle of midway

    a key turning point in the war in the pacific, it gave the US the capability to reach japan with our bombers
  • Operation Barbarossa

    a german operation, it failed massively it forced the nazis to fight a two front war
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    considered the greatest victory for the USSR during WWII, they sucessfully defending the city of staligrad marked a turning point for the allies
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    Battle of The Buldge

    germany had used blitzkreig on the allied troops but through all the choas we managed to win, and the name came because the troops appeared in a big buldge to the germans
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    the battle came from a need for a base closer to japan, the US forces wiped out the japs within a month of fighting
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    Battle of okinawa

    the last and most vital battle in the pacific, it involved 287,000 us troops and 130,000 japs. the battle only lasted 82 days
  • V-E day

    it marked victory in europe for both britain and america, on the 8th of may german forces finally surrendered.
  • V-J day

    on AUG 14 it was announced that the japanese had surrendered unconditionaly to the allies, and brought the war in the pacific to an end.
  • Warsaw Pact

    a agreement of eight of the communist states in eastern and central europe during the cold war