WW2 Events

Timeline created by Masucci
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    Shoah

    Another word used in place of the Holocaust, is hebrew in origin. over 6 million jews died and 2 million others
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    European Theater

    The air sea and land fought on in world war 2.
  • Blitzkrieg

    The war strategy with suprise attacks used to invade poland by Germany. The Germans contiuned to use the strategy after it was sucessful.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The Japanse surprise attack on the naval base in Hawaii, destroyed many important ships and killed some soldiers. created a hatred for the Japanese
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Forced the relocation of the Japanese in America, may have thwarted the Japanese spy attempts and segregated the Japanese people. Ironic because they were fighting against Germany and Hitler because they held prisioners of war and we do too
  • Battle of Midway

    Was a turning point for the US because it was the first time that they went on the offensive in the war, they went out and attacked the Japanese
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Germans were trying to take over Suez Canal but the Allied army held them off and remained access to the necessary canal for naval purposes
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    Operation Overlord

    The invasion of Normandy beach and Omaha beach to regain France from the Nazis. gave America foothold in Europe
  • Atomoic Bombing Of Japan

    Little boy was dropped on Hiroshima which ended the war in Japan
  • Atomic Bombing Of Japan

    Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki, it ended the fight in Japan
  • United Nations

    The orginization tasked with keeping world peace through conferences between nations about problems, main reason it was created was to prevent another world war from happeneing
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    Nuremberg Trials

    The court trials ruling on the war crimes committed by the Nazi party
  • Creation Of Israel

    Zionism occured where jewish people searched for the native homeland of Palestine.