WWII

Timeline created by clevitt1
  • MaoZedong heads Long March

    MaoZedong heads Long March
    The Long March was a military retreat led be Moa Zedong to avoid the Kuomintang.
  • Germany invades Poland; France and Great Britain declare war on Germany

    Germany invades Poland; France and Great Britain declare war on Germany
    Many believe that when Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, that it was the beggining of WWII. Many civilians lost their lives due to the German's blitzkrieg tactics.
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor
  • United Nations formed

    United Nations formed
    26 nations at war with the Axis powers are a part of the UN. The 26 countries all agreed to use all of their resources against the Axis powers and to never make separate peace agreements.
  • Germany surrenders

    Germany surrenders
    Germany signed a paper that agreed to surrender in Reims, France, ending the European conflict of World War II.
  • Allies use atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Allies use atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The manhattan project was a collobaration of Einstein and the US to create a new atamic bomb, that was first tested in Alamo Texas. It proved successful, so they dropped it on Hiroshima first, and inflicted terror on Japanese civilians. Two days later, Japan surrendered.