WW2 Annotated Timeline MIni Project

By tb16648
  • Stalin comes to power

    Joseph Stalin came to power as Vladimir Lenin died of a stroke. Though there were other possible options as the succesor, he was the one who stepped up.
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    WW2 annotated timeline

  • Mussolini comes to power

    He was supported by the King of Italy and a lot of landowners/factory owners and upper class people by using his blackshirt militias to put an end to socialist strikes.
  • When hitler came to power

    His self-belief, determination, and leadership persuaded people to believe in him.
  • The beggining of Nuremburg laws

    These are laws that seperated full blood germans from the "Jews".
  • Kristallnacht

    Also known as night of broken glass, this was when the Nazis ransacked jewish establishments. They killed a few and put a lot in concentration camps. This lasted two days.
  • Radar and sonar

    Used by the british allies agianst GErmans in WW2.
  • The Saint Louis

    This was a ship used for jewish people trying to find a home where the were accepted. They were denied by the US, Cuba and Canada, before heading back to Europe.
  • Beginning of Nuclear weapons

    Many scientists, engineeers and volunteers got together to design and build an atomic bomb.
  • Total War

    When there was total disregard for your attacks and there are "unresstricted aims".
  • HItler invades Poland, Beggining World War II

    Germany, the soviet union, and a small slovak group invaded Poland beggining WW2.
  • Rocket Engines

    Russia created the first jet rocket.
  • Tripartite act

    The treaty of non agression between Germany and the USSR.
  • Lend lease Act

    The major means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign countries during World War II.
  • The Beggining of the Final Solution

    The Nazi genocide of the jews.
  • Submarines

    The U.S began a military campaign against Japan and they used Submarines.
  • HIdeki Tojo becomes prime minister of Japan

    When Konoe resigned from the job Tojo was reccomended the job, because they knew he could control the Army.
  • The attack of Pearl Harbor

    A military attack that came by suprise to the U.S. , when Hideki Tojo ordered the army to attack the pearl Harbor naval base.
  • US Declaration of War

    Th US declares war on Japan.
  • Aircraft

    The US began using aircrafts in the war against germany.
  • Japanese internment camps

    The american version of the concentration camp, but only for Japanese people. The US did not even realize they were doing exactly what the nazis were doing.
  • Death of president Roosevelt

    FDR dies of cerebral hemmorage during World War 2.
  • Computers

    Collosus computers were utilized by the briutish in ww2.
  • D-Day

    The US went to Europe to save them from nazi control.
  • LIberation of the death camps

    People from other places came in to free the people who were alive from the concentration camps.
  • Truman becomes president

    When FDR died his vice president Harry Truman became the president.
  • Death of Adolf HItler

    Hitler commited suicide by gunshot, as his wife ingested cyanide.
  • V-E Day

    Day celebrated for the victory of World war II.
  • Completion of nuclear weapons

    The US finished and tested the bomb in a closed off location.
  • Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The bombs they recently completed were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • Japan Surrenders

    The surrender of Japan brough tall of the fighting of world war II to an end