• Hitler invades Czechoslovakia

    Hitler marched into Czechoslovakia and occupied the country
  • Britain rearms and reassures Poland

    Britain had negun to rearm and had a highly secert radar early warning system installed along the east coast. Consciption was introduced and assurances were given to Poland, who began to be threaten by the Fuhrer
  • Russia and Germany sign pact

    Hitler and Stalin sign a nonaggression pact stating a secert clauses for the division of Poland
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
  • Britain and France declare war on Germany

    Britain and France declare war on Germany. Neville Chamberlain broadcasted the announcement that the country was at war
  • Hitler invades Denmark and Norway

    Hitler invaded and occupied Denmark and Norway to safeguard supply routes of Swedish ore
  • Italy enters the war

    Italy entered the war on the side of the Axis powers
  • France signs armistice with Germany

    The French, Marshall Petain, signed an Armistice with Germany taking France, which had been devastated, out of the was and into German occupation.
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    Battle of Britain

    During July Hitler sent his Luftwaffe bombers to attack British ports. During August the attacks on shipping continued but bombing raids were concentrated on RAF airfields. In September Hitler hoped to destory the morale of the British people. Night bombing was an improvemnet to sunlight bombing.
  • Tripartite Pact

    This is a pact between Germany, Italy and Japan
  • Bristish rout Italians in North Africa

    Italians were forced out of North Africa by the British lead by General Wavell
  • Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese attacked the US pacific fleet in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii
  • Britain and US delcares war on Japan

    Britain and the United States declared war on Japan.
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    Battle of Midway

    The USA defeated the Japanese navy at the Battle of Midway. Following this victory, the US navy was able to push the Japanese back.
  • Italy surremders

    Mussolini had been thrown out of office and the new government of Italy surrendered to the British and the USA
  • D-Day

    The allies launched an attack on Germany's forces in Western France
  • Mussolini capturrd

    Mussolini was captured and excuted
  • Hitler commits suicide

    The German leader, Adolf Hitler commits suicide
  • German forces surrender

    German forces in Italy surrendered to the Allies
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    The US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima
  • Russia declares war on Japan

    Russia declared war on Japan and invaded Japanese-ruled Manchuria.
  • Japanese surrender

    The Japanese unconditionally surrendered to the allies ending the second world war.