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WW2

By rmolena
  • Czeshslovakia surrenders after Adolf Hitler

    Czeshslovakia surrenders after Adolf Hitler
  • Protection of Polish

    Protection of Polish
    France and Great Britain guarantee the integrity of the boarders of the Polish State
  • The Beginning

    The Beginning
    Germany Invades Poland Beginning the World War II
  • Winter War

    Winter War
    The Soviet Union invades Finland, initiating the so-called Winter War. The Finns sue for an armistice and have to cede the northern shores of Lake Lagoda and the small Finnish coastline on the Arctic Sea to the Soviet Union
  • Germany Attacks Western Europe

    Germany Attacks Western Europe
    France and the neutral Low Countries. Luxembourg is occupied on May 10; the Netherlands surrenders on May 14; and Belgium surrenders on May 28. On June 22, France signs an armistice agreement by which the Germans occupy the northern half of the country and the entire Atlantic coastline. In southern France, a collaborationist regime with its capital in Vichy is established.
  • Yugoslavia invasion

    Yugoslavia invasion
    Germany, Italy, Hungary, and Bulgaria invade and dismember Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia surrenders on April 17. Germany and Bulgaria invade Greece in support of the Italians. Resistance in Greece ceases in early June 1941.
  • Invasion of Soviet Union

    Invasion of Soviet Union
    Nazi Germany and its Axis partners (except Bulgaria) invade the Soviet Union. Finland, seeking redress for the territorial losses in the armistice concluding the Winter War, joins the Axis just before the invasion. The Germans quickly overrun the Baltic States and, joined by the Finns, lay siege to Leningrad (St. Petersburg) by September. In the center, the Germans capture Smolensk in early August and drive on Moscow by October. In the south, German and Romanian troops capture Kiev (Kyiv) in Sep
  • Japan Freezed

    Roosevelt freezes Japanese assets in United States and suspends relations.
  • germany vs Soviet Union

    Germany and her Axis partners launch a new offensive in the Soviet Union. German troops fight their way into Stalingrad (Volgograd) on the Volga River by mid-September and penetrate deep into the Caucasus after securing the Crimean Peninsula.
  • Allies are blocked

    Allies are blocked
    US and British troops land at several points on the beaches of Algeria and Morocco in French North Africa. The failure of the Vichy French troops to defend against the invasion enables the Allies to move swiftly to the western border of Tunisia, and triggers the German occupation of southern France on November 11.
  • US and British invasion

    US and British invasion
    US and British troops land at several points on the beaches of Algeria and Morocco in French North Africa. The failure of the Vichy French troops to defend against the invasion enables the Allies to move swiftly to the western border of Tunisia, and triggers the German occupation of southern France on November 11.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control
  • The non-communist underground Home Army rises up against the Germans

    The non-communist underground Home Army rises up against the Germans in an effort to liberate Warsaw before the arrival of Soviet troops. The Soviet advance halts on the east bank of the Vistula. On October 5, the Germans accept the surrender of the remnants of the Home Army forces fighting in Warsaw.
  • Hitler

    Hitler
    Hitler commits suicide
  • Germany and the Soviets

    Germany and the Soviets
    Germany surrender to the Soviets
  • First Atomic Bomb

    The United States drops an Atomic bomb on Hiroshima
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    United States drops the atomic bomb in Nagasaki
  • The End

    The End
    Having agreed in principle to unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, Japan formally surrenders, ending World War II.