By tmnh07
  • Germany invades Poland

    Was Germany first move towards gaining world domination. It took the germans a few weeks to complete the invasion and make poland fall.
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Soviet leader Joseph Stalin wants more territory around Leningrad, control of islands in the Gulf of Finland, and control of the Finish port city of Hanko.
  • Germany Attacks France

    Was Germany's first invasion of a major world power. Took over France in june 1940 not even a month after attcking.
  • Battle of Britain

    Was when German air forces went and attacked Britain to get air superiority, but failed miserably.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler wanted to expand his territory so he could attack Russia easier.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    It was an act that allowed the President to send wepons to others countries. If it would be vital to the safty of the United States.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    Was a battle on Russia by Germany at first Rssia retreted. But the traped German forces in stalingrad and killed them all.
  • Holocaust

    Was the mass genoside of the jewish people. Millions of people died and the actual death toll is unknown.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbour

    Was the first attack on american soil. Japanese plains bombed a navel base in hawaii killing hundres and destroying thousands of dollars worth of equipment.
  • Formation of the U.N.

    26 nations came to Washington D.C. and signed the Declaration of the United Nations.
  • Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway, fought over and near the tiny U.S. mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll, represents the strategic high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war.
  • Guadalcanal

    Was the first battle in the pacific. The U.S. fought a hard air-sea battle. The U.S. took the island on 8 Feburary 1943.
  • Japanese internment camps

    During WWII the united states were worried about spies. So they took all the japanese americans and put them in camps.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    The German forces fought the Russians and took Stalingrad but the Russian forces took it back in a matter of months.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    One of the most pivotel battles in the north african campaign. It lead to the retreat of the Afrika Korps and the German surrender in North Africa.
  • Tehran Conference

    Was a meeting between the three major allied powers during the war. The out come of this conference was the allied powers decided their next move for the war.
  • D-Day

    Was the battle for Normandy, France. Was the largest amphibious military assault in history.
  • Yalta conference

    Was a meeting between F.D.R., Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. They discussed war strategy and how life after the war would be.
  • F.D.R.'s death

    The prersident that lead us through world war 2. And died before the war was even over.
  • Mussolini's Assassination

    With Italy losing the war. The people revolted and aressted him then executed him the next day.
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler realized his imminent demize so he commited suicide.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Was a meeting between the three major allied powers during the war. it resulted in the Potsdam declaration.
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    On August 6, 1945, the United States used a massive, atomic weapon against Hiroshima, Japan.While Japan was still trying to comprehend this devastation three days later, the United States struck again, this time, on Nagasaki.
  • Cold War

    Was the only war no shoot was fired it was a arms build up between Russia and the U.S.
  • MacArthur’s plan for Japan

    MacArthur and his staff worked to rebuild the country, reform its government, as well as implemented large-scale business and land reforms.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    Held for the purpose of bringing Nazi war criminals to justice, the Nuremberg trials were a series of 13 trials carried out in Nuremberg, Germany, between 1945 and 1949.
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    It was a plan for the U.S. to help Europe recover from the war by snding them money.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Allied aircraft logged the 100,000th flight of the Berlin airlift.
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
    In October 1951, he became Prime Minister once again. However, Churchill had suffered a stroke in August 1949 that had been kept secret from the public and his health was now a concern.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was both the physical division between West Berlin and East Germany from 1961 to 1989 and the symbolic boundary between democracy and Communism during the Cold War.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Was when Cuba threatend the U.S. and the U.S. threatend to invade cuba if they didn't stop.