WW2: European Theatre

  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Who: Germany and PolandWhy: to regain lost territory and rule PolandWhere: PolandWhat: Germany invades Poland
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Who: Hitler and BritainWhy: take over BritainWhere: South-east EnglandWhat: Hitler wanted to land 160,000 German soldiers along a 40 mile stretch of England
  • Lend-Lease Act Signed

    Lend-Lease Act Signed
    Who: Franklin D Roosevelt signed itWhere Money went to 38 different countries What: legislation gave Franklin Roosevelt power to sell, transfer, exchange, lend equipment to any country to help defend itselfWhy: to help defend country against the Axis powers
  • Germany declares war on the United States

    Germany declares war on the United StatesWho: Germany, Italy, and United StatesWhy: Beginning of WW2Where: AmericaWhat: Germany wants more territory and starts WW2
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    Who: Germany and StalingradWhy: Turning point in WW2Where: EuropeWhat: Germany and its Allies fought Soviet Union for control of city of Stalingrad
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    Who: Auchinleck and RommelWhy: led to the retreat of Afrika Korps and the German SurrenderWhere: EgyptWhat: Fought between 2commanders in North Africa
  • Allies land in Italy

    Allies land in Italy
    Who: Germans, Italy, and Allied PowersWhy: Wasn’t what Hitler planned would happenWhere: SalernoWhat: Hitler surprise Attacks Allies
  • D-Day Invasion

    Who: Europe, Allie Powers and Germany and FranceWhy: Allied powers began to take back the countries Germany occupiedWhere: FranceWhat: Allie powers invade Nazi-occupied Europe
  • Battle of Bulge

    Battle of Bulge
    Who: Hitler and Allie powersWhy: Hitler’s success only lasted 2 daysWhere: on the frontWhat: Hitler wanted to break up Allie powers
  • Yalta Conference

    Who: Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill, and Franklin RooseveltWhy: War meetingWhere: Yalta in the CrimeaWhat: Wanted to capture Berlin
  • Franklin Roosevelt Dies

    Who: Franklin D RooseveltWhy: He didn’t get to see world out of depressionWhere: Warm Springs, GeorgiaWhat: Roosevelt dies
  • Hitler Commits suicide

    Who: HitlerWhy: Germany was getting defeated againWhere: Berlin in the bunkerWhat: Hitler Dies
  • Germany Surrenders

    Who: GermanyWhy: The Allies won the warWhere: surrender was signed in RheimsWhat: Germany surrenders to Allies.