WWI & WWII Timeline

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination
    he was assassinated because he was wealthy and next in line for the throne.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    In 1917, peasants and working class people of Russia revolted against the government of Tsar Nicholas II.
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    Paris Peace Conference

    the conference was brought up to establish the terms of the peace after World War.
  • Mussolini’s March on Rome

    Mussolini’s March on Rome
    The march was a riot created by Mussolini for him to come to power in Italy.
  • Adolf Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch

    Adolf Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch
    Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party attempted to overthrow the German government, which they later called it Adolf Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch
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    Stalin’s First Five Year Plan

    The plan was to develop heavy industry and collectivizing agriculture, at the cost of a drastic fall in consumer goods.
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    Second Italo-Ethiopian War

    A war of aggression which was fought between Italy and Ethiopia
  • Germany violates the Treaty of Versailles by reoccupying the Rhineland

    Germany violates the Treaty of Versailles by reoccupying the Rhineland
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    Spanish Civil War

    A civil war in which republicans and nationalists fought in Spain.
  • Rape of Nanjing/Nanking in China

    Rape of Nanjing/Nanking in China
    Mass killing of Chinese citizens and capitulated soldiers by soldiers of the Japanese Imperial Army after its seizure of Nanjing.
  • Germany’s blitzkrieg on Poland

    Germany’s blitzkrieg on Poland
    Germany invaded Poland to regain lost land/territory, bombing to destroy the enemy’s air capacity, railroads, communication lines and munitions dumps, followed by a massive land invasion
  • France surrenders to the Axis Powers

    France surrenders to the Axis Powers
    the French government signed an armistice with Nazi Germany
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    A military strike by the Japanese Navy upon the U.S against the naval base at Pearl Harbor.
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    Germany fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    The Battle marked the culmination of the North African campaign between the British Empire and the German-Italian army.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    A series of destructive air.
  • D-Day

    Allied forces launched a naval, air and land assault on Nazi-occupied France.
  • MacArthur’s Plan

    MacArthur’s Plan
    General MacArthur directed the mission with absolute control. The main purpose of the plan was to disarm Japan and to punish the war criminals so Japan would never be a menace to the Allied countries.
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    Potsdam conference

    This is best known for President Truman's conversation with Stalin, The Conference resulted in divisions of Germany.
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    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The U.S set 2 nuclear weapons over Hiroshima and Nagasaki killing over 150,000 people.
  • formation of the UN

    formation of the UN
    Representatives of 26 nations with Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    A European Recovery Program for foreign aid in Europe providing over $15 billion to help finance.
  • formation of NATO

    formation of NATO
    NATO was formed to provide collective security against the Soviet Union.
  • formation of the Warsaw Pact

    formation of the Warsaw Pact
    The Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance.