• Doolittle's Raid

    April 18 with a daring raid on tokyo and other japanese cities
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    Germans fought for 4 weeks in hand-to-hand combat conquering Stalingrad. By the end of Sept. they controlled 9/10 of the city
  • Pearl Harbor

    Dec.7,1941 Japanese dive-bomber swooped low over pearl harbor the largest U.S. naval base in the pacific
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  • U.S. and Britain Join forces

    Two days after Pearl Harbor President Roosevelt invited Churchill to a conference
  • War Plans

    Churchill and Roosevelt spent 3 weeks working out plans for the war. Churchill convinced Roosevelt to strike against Hitler first
  • The Battle of the Atlantic

    Hitler ordered submarine raids against ships along the America’s east coast
  • Iwo Jima

    Was critical to the U.S. as a base from which heavily loaded bombers might reach japan.
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    In may 1942 They succeeded in stopping the Japane
  • The Battle of Midway

    June 1942 was a turning point for the pacific war because allies began island hoping
  • North African Front

  • The Italian Campaign

    Italian Campaign captured wanted the absolute surrender of the Axis power
  • D-Day

    Allied Powers attacked Normandy
  • Liberation of Death Camps

    Soviets entered the camp Majdanek in Poland and found thousands of starving prisoners, the world’s largest crematorium, and a storehouse containing 800,000 shoes.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Near Malmedy German troops faced huge loses to American and British forces. They lost 120,000 troops, 600 tanks, 1600 planes in the battle
  • Yalta Conference

    In February4th-11th 1945 US. represented by fdr Great britain is represented by winston churchill and Josef Stalin was there on the Soviet uniion behalf. THe goal of this conference was to discuss many aspects of the time. Among them were: The dividing of Germany 2. The formation of the united nations 3. German war reparations The entry of Soviet forces into the Far-Eastern front (Japan) 4. Thefinal, and most difficult issue, the future of poland
  • The Occupation of Japan

    n the early years of the occupation,more than 1,100 Japanese, from former Prime MInister Hideki tojo to lowly prison guards.
  • The Battle of Okinawa

    April 1945 U.S. marines invaded okinawa
  • Roosevelt’s Death

    Roosevelt died of a stroke.
  • Unconditional Surrender

    Allies celebrate V-E day. The war in Europe was over
  • The Manhattan Project

    In July 16th, 1945 the first test of the new bomb place in the morning
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    August 6, Enola Gay Atomic bomb was dropped. Hiroshima all the buildings collapsed into dust from the force of the blast. 3days later the second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki leveling half the city
  • Nuremberg Trails

    November 20th 1945 Hitlers most trust party officials, government ministers.military leaders, and powerful industrialists were charged