WWI &WWII Timeline events

  • Rape of Nanjing?Nanking in China

    Rape of Nanjing?Nanking in China
    A peace treaty to end an opium war. China was receiving large amounts of opioids in which were being distributed by by the United Kingdom. This action was Ironic because The Uk banned opioids in their own country but were selling to other countries. This treaty was made to stop this injustice.
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand born on December 18,1863 was the Heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. He was assassinated to break off Austria's Slav provinces so they could be combined into Yugoslavia murdered by Gavrilo Princip an 18 year old who shot Ferdinand.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    Began in 1917, When peasants and working class of Russia rebelled against the government of Tsar Nicholas II. The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin seized and destroyed tradition of Czarist rule.
  • Paris peace Conference

    Paris peace Conference
    A meeting that took place after WWI which consisted of the victorious allies of the war. The made this meeting to set up a peace term for defeated central powers. Dominated by the great four which consisted of; Britain, France, U.S, And Italy. Which what they did was arrange the man of Europe and Africa and punish Germany and other nations with economic cost of the war.
  • Mussolini's March on Rome

    Mussolini's March on Rome
    Insurrection in which Benito Mussolini came into power In Italy. The March marked the beginning of fascist rule and meant the doom of the preceding parliamentary regimes of socialists and liberals.
  • Adolf Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch

    Adolf Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch
    Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party held a coalition group in attempt to overthrow the German government but failed so ended up naming this failure beer hall putsch.
  • Stalin's five-year plan

    Stalin's five-year plan
    An Idea pitched by Joseph Stalin, concentrated on developing heavy industry and collectivizing agriculture, at the cost of a drastic fall in consumer goods.To help increase Russia's industrial and agricultural output through centralized control of production and prices.
  • Second Italy-Ethiopian war

    Second Italy-Ethiopian war
    The tension began when the partition of Africa took place. The aim of invading Ethiopia was to boost Italian national prestige, which was wounded by Ethiopia's defeat of Italian forces at the Battle of Adowa.
  • Germany takes Rhineland (violates treaty of versailles)

    Germany takes Rhineland (violates treaty of versailles)
    A strip of land inside germany bordering on France,belgium, and the netherlands germany sent troops to invade Rhineland's demilitarized zone and took the land back peacefully.
  • Spanish civil war

    Spanish civil war
    Spanish government believed the military had to much power so they decided to decrease that power. Spain was known for agricultural land when depression hit prices for crops increased and their prime exports lost value and the land also did.
  • Germany Blitzkrieg on poland

    Germany Blitzkrieg on poland
    Hitler invaded poland because they believed poland was going to invade germany. So germany joined the soviet union and invaded poland.
  • France surrenders to axis powers

    France surrenders to axis powers
    France was at war with germany. within several weeks france was defeated by the germans and forced off the land. Then france decided to surrender.
  • Bombing of pearl harbor

    Bombing of pearl harbor
    The japanese wanted to give a warning to the united states to stay away from the pacific. In response to this bombing the united states announced the entering in the war.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    United States Marines, landed on Guadalcanal, Tulagi, and Florida in the southern Solomon Islands, with the objective of using Guadalcanal and Tulagi as bases in supporting a campaign to eventually capture or neutralize the major Japanese base at Rabaul on New Britain.
  • Battle of el Alamein

    Battle of el Alamein
    Having been badly defeated by Axis forces at Gazala in June 1942, the British Eighth Army retreated east into Egypt and assumed a defensive position near El Alamein.
  • Battle of stalingrad

    Battle of stalingrad
    Germany decided to take over the soviet union for control over the city of stalingrad. which of course germany had lost so they had to retreat. It was marked as one of the bloodiest battles from germany.
  • D-Day

    Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region.
  • potsdam conference

    potsdam conference
    A meeting held in potsdam germany, it was the last of three big meetings during WWII. It was attended by stalin,harry s., and the new president of the us.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    After the bombing of the 2 nuclear bombs on August 15, 1945 (Japanese time), Emperor Hirohito announced his country’s surrender in a radio broadcast. The news spread quickly, and “Victory in Japan” or “V-J Day” celebrations broke out across the United States and other Allied nations.
  • United nations formed

    United nations formed
    Four months after the San Francisco Conference ended, the United Nations officially began, on 24 October 1945, when it came into existence after its Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a majority of other signatories.Made to ensure world peace.
  • MacArthur’s Plan for Japan

    MacArthur’s Plan for Japan
    Macarthur wanted to reconstruct japan's constitution after the war. After the surrender of japan and emperor hirohito there had to be a new government formed. In order to help japan Macarthur had to draft a new constitution to prevent japan from ever going to war again.
  • Marshall plan

    Marshall plan
    Everyone after the war was destroyed physically and economically so this plan was set-up to reconstruct the economy and infrastructure.The Marshall Plan provided aid to the recipients essentially on a per capita basis, with larger amounts given to major industrial powers, such as West Germany, France and Great Britain. This was based on the belief of Marshall and his advisors that recovery in these larger nations was essential to overall European recovery.
  • Nato formed

    Nato formed
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created in 1949 by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations to provide collective security against the Soviet Union. NATO was the first peacetime military alliance the United States entered into outside of the Western Hemisphere.
  • warsaw pact formed

    warsaw pact formed
    The Soviet Union formed this alliance as a counterbalance to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a collective security alliance concluded between the United States, Canada and Western European nations in 1949.