WW2 Timeline Faith Stevenson

  • Great Depression Begins in USA

    The stock market crashes and America is in a Depression
  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor Of Germany

    Hitler is elected chancellor of the German people, reformations begin.
  • Kristallnacht

    The night of broken glass, German troops destroy Jewish shops & establishments in Germany.
  • Nazi Soveit Pact

    Hitler and Stalin signed a non-agression pact, but this ended up to just be another way for Hitler to use the Soviets.
  • Blitzkreig Begins

    Germany uses a suprise attack method known as the Lightning War on Poland
  • Germany Invades Poland

    The polish do not put up much of a fight, and are totally devastated by the Blitzkreig.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Congress authorized the sale, lease, transfer, or exchange of arms and supplies to any country whose defense the president deems vital to the defense of the United States.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The day that will live in imfamy, Japanese kamakazies bomb pearl harbor, a US Naval base.
  • D-Day

    The storming of the beach of Normandy by the Allies. It became the first Allied victory on European soil.
  • Yalta Conference

    The meeting of Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, and FDR to discuss post-war reorganization.
  • VE Day

    Victory in Europe day marks the official Nazi surrender to the allies, ending the war in Europe.
  • Bomb dropped On Hiroshima

    Due to the unsucessful tactic called island hopping, the Allies had to find another way to get the Japanese to back down. Atomic bombs.
  • Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

    Even though the US had already dropped an atomic bomb just days before, the Japanese would still not back down. This bombing lead to Victory in Japan day, as the emperor ordered a surrender to the allies.
  • United Nations Founded

    Created to provide a long-lasting peace and avoid another war. The united nations now consists of over 100 countries.