WW2 timeline- Corey Rogers

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  • Invasion of Manchuria

    Japan launched a surprised attack on the capital of China. The Japanese needed more living space for the growing population.
  • Hitler Takes Power

    Hitler Takes Power
    Hitler takes power and puts constintent lies in people's minds. once he got people on his side, hes started his bruttel attacks on the rest of the world.
  • Neutrality Act

    Neutrality Act
    U.S made this to preserve the neutrality and the peace of the United States and to secure the safety of its citizens and their interests.
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  • Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Civil War
    Revolts broke out all over Spain, and the Spanish Civil War began, the war aroused passions not only in Spain but throught the world. The war forged a close relationship between the German and Italian dictators, who singned a formal alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis.
  • Japanese invasion

    Japanese invasion
    By the time the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 they were already conquring in China, occupying much of the eastern part of the country. China really had no chance in battle against Japan so, China lost most of their land to Japan.
  • Munich agreement

    Munich agreement
    an agreement permitting the Nazi German annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.The agreement was negotiated at a conference held in Munich, Germany, among the major powers of Europe without the presence of Czechoslovakia.
  • Germany invades Czech.

    Germany invades Czech.
    Adolf Hitler wanted to march into Czechoslovakia but his generals warned him that with its strong army and good defences Czechoslovakia would be a difficult country to overcome. They also added that if Britain, France or the Soviet Union joined on the side of Czechoslovakia, Germany would probably be badly defeated. four-power conference of Germany, Britain, France and Italy. This would exclude both Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union. Then Germany finially took over Czechoslovakia.
  • Non- Aggresion Pact

    Non- Aggresion Pact
    It was a contract signed between the USSR and Nazi Germany to prevent russia from declaring war on Germany as they took country after country.Little did Stalin know that the pact was just a pawn and Germany was building it economy and strength to take russia.
  • Invasion Of Poland

    Invasion Of Poland
    As the Germans advanced, Polish forces withdrew from their forward bases of operation close to the Polish-German border to more established lines of defence to the east.
  • Invasion of Denmark/Norway

    Invasion of Denmark/Norway
    Control of Norway’s extensive coastline would have been very important in the battle for control of the North Sea and easing the passage of German warships and submarines into the Atlantic. The attack on Denmark centred on an attack by two motorised brigades that would drive north and seize control of the bridges.
  • Battle Of Britian

    Battle Of Britian
    Once France surrendered to Germany, Germany then puts attention on Britian. Once Britian showed that they were ready to battle Germany in the sky with they're aircrafts, Germany than called off its attack on Britian.
  • Fall Of France

    Fall Of France
    The German offensive trapped almost 400,000 British and Franch soldiers as they fled tot he beaches of dunkirk on the French side of the English Channel. A few days later Italy enterd the war and was on the German side, and invade from the south of France. So pretty much France was just had no chance of even trying to escape this attack.
  • Land - Lease Policy

    Land - Lease Policy
    Britian had no cash to spend in the arsenal of democracy, so FDR suggested a new plan called the Land - Lease policy. Under this plan, the president would lend or lease arms and other supplies to any country whose defenses was vital to the United States
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    FDR and Churchill came to a aggrement to use Atlantic Charter, which was a joint declaration of war aims. The Atlantic Charter became the basis of a new document called " A Declarationof the United Nations."
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    About 180 Japanese warplanes launched from six aircraft carriers where all headed to Pearl Harbor, the biggest naval base in the U.S. Unexpectidly all 180 Japanese warplanes bombed Pearl Harbor.
  • Doolittle's raid

    Doolittle's raid
    Doolittle's raid was the first air raid by the United States to strike the Japanese Home Islands during World War II. The plan called for them to bomb military targets in Japan, and to continue westward to land in China—landing a medium bomber on the naval ship was just impossible.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Once U.S cracked Japan's code they knew that Japans next target was going to be Midway. Admiral Chester Nimit, the commander of American naval forces moved to defend the island.Chesters scout planes found japanese fleet and started to bomb them so they could not attack Midway.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad is considered by many historians to have been the turning point in World War Two in Europe.The battle at Stalingrad bled the German army dry in Russia and after this defeat, the Germany Army was in full retreat.
  • Operation Torch/North African Front

    Operation Torch/North African Front
    107,000 Allied troops landed in Casablanca, Oran, and Algiers in North Africa, from there they sped eastward, chasing the Afrika Korps led by Genral Erwin Rommel. After months of heavy fighting, the last of the Afrika Korps surrendered in May 1943.
  • Italian Campign

    Allies started off with capture of Sicily and resulted in Mussolini to region. Hitler kept wanting more and more land.
  • D- Day

    D- Day
    Allied commanders sent orders to this make-believe army to attack the French Port of Calais- 150 miles away where the English Channel is narrowest. Hitler heard about this message and thought it was real so he sent large amount of his army to keep Calais under watch. When the army was far from the landing sight for our army, the U.S landed safley and won the battle.
  • Liberation of France

    Between 6 June and 14 September, the Allies put 2.1 million soldiers on French soil, severely punished the German Army in the west, liberated the French people, and advanced to the German frontier.
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf

    Battle of Leyte Gulf
    This battle was considered to be the largest naval battle of WW2, it was actually the largest naval battle in the U.S history.The battle is also notable as the first battle in which japanese aircraft carried out organized Kamikaze attacks.
  • Battle of Bulge

    Battle of Bulge
    Under cover of dense fog, eight German tank divisions broke through weak american defenses along an 80-mile front.Hitler hoped that a victory would split American and British forces and break up allied supply lines. Tanks drove 60 miles into allied territory, creating a bulge in the lines that gave this desperate last-ditch offensive.
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    It was a major battle in which the United States fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Empire of Japan.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Victory was close at hands for the Allies, Roosevelt had met with Churchill and Stalin to discuss the fate of Germany and the postwar world. They all agreed to a temporary division of Germany into four zones, one each for the Americans, the British, the Soviets, and the French.
  • FDR's Death

    FDR's Death
    the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945) and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.
  • Battle of the Atlantic

    Battle of the Atlantic
    The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945. The Battle of the Atlantic was the dominating factor all through the war.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    V-E Day was the official day that the war and terror in Europe was over. Once Hitler decided to end his life because Berlin got taking over by the Allies the war was finially over.
  • The Battle of Okinawa

    The Battle of Okinawa
    The Japanese unleased more than 1,900 kamikaze attacks on the allies during the Okinawa campaign, sinking 30 ships, damaging more than 300 more, and killing almost 5,000 seamen.The Battle of Okinawa was a chilling forestate of what the Allies imagined the invasion of Japan's home island would be.
  • Hiroshima

    Once the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima almost every building in the center collapsed into dust fromfrom the force of the blast. Hiroshima was no more. But yet after the bomb destryoed every thing Japan leaders hesitated to surrender.
  • Nagaski

    This was the second bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, this bomb only leaving half the city. By the end of the year, an estimated 200,000 people had died as a result of injuries and radiation poisoning cause by the atomic blasts.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Victory over Japan Day, is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II, This is when all the celebrating went down once Japan surrendered.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    The discovery of Hitler's death camps led the Allies to put 24 surviving Nazi leaders on trial for crimes against humanity, crimes against the peace, and war crimes. The defendants included Hitler's most trusted party officials, government ministers, military leaders, and powerful industrialists.