In 1961 he became a delegate to the Communist Party Congress. Became the first president of the Soviet Union in 1990 and won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Japans invasion of china
the japanese attacked thier own railroad in Manchuria and blamed it on the Chinese to give them a reson to attack.
Germany invades Poland
German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air. Adolf Hitler is looking to regain his lost terittory and become the utimate ruler of Poland
Battle of Britian
The german airforce's attempt to gain superiority over the RAF
The axis pwers became an alliance. the pact said that mutual assistance should be provided if any of the countries in the nack are attacked by a nation not already involved in the war.
Lend Lease Act
US providing military aid to foreign countries during WW2
German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
meaning lightning war. while this meathod was successfull in Normandy and Frace Hitler failed in the raid of the Soviet union and found themselves out numbered.
Germany takes Leningrad
Hitler attempted to starve out the city and then take it for an ally.
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Japanese fighter plans attack the naval base at Honolulu. The next day Franklin D. Roosevelt declared war on japan.
Formation of the UN
26 nation’s governments pledged to continue fighting together against the Axis powers
in berlin the SS's second in comand adn the nazis came together to discuss the final solution.
Battle of Midway
Midway marked the turning point in US battle against Japan. Previously Japan had naval superiority, but after midway they were equals
Liberation of the westetrn Europe from the nazi germans. American and British troops landed on five beaches and stormed Normandy.
Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met in a town in Russia to discuss the future of the war and the world after the war.
First attack by the American on Japan was at Iwo jima. the second was at Okinawa which was much more challenginf because Okinawa was out of reach by American planes.
He took cyanide capsules and then shot himself with a pistol in his air-raid shelter
Victory in Europe day. German troops laid down their arms.
Joseph Stalin, winston Churchill, and Harry Turman met in germany to discuss the terms for the end of WW2
US dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The bomb was known as Little Boy. The cities of hiroshima and nagasaki were chosen because they had been left relatively untouched by the war.
Three days after the bombing of Hiroshima
When Japan announced it surrendered to the Allies. “victory over Japan Day”
said that the united states would provide political, military and economic assistance to all the democratic nations under threat from external opr internal authoritarian forces
Intended to rebuild the economies and spirits of Western Europe. Also known as the European Recovery Program. Key to restoration of political stability is in the recreation of national economies.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. provided a framework for the coldwar
MaoZedong and Peoples republic of China
Mao proclaimed the founding of the peoples repbulic of china
First military action of the cold war. Started when 75000 North Korean soldiers crosses the 38th parallel.
died at the age of 73 when he suffered a cerebal hemorrhage
The communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam were pitte against the government of South Vietnam and the United states. ended in 1975
Signed in Warsaw includes the soviet union, Albania, Poland, Romania, hungary, east Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria. The states in the agreement must come and defend any other state in the pact that is being attacked by an outside force.
the soviet union launched the world's first artificial satellite
Bay of Pigs
sponsered by the CIA a group of trained Cuban refugees attacked on the Bay of Pigs in attemot to bring down the communist government of Fidel Castro
Built between East and West Berlin to stop people from leaving the East and going to the West.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Military standoff between the Soviet Union and the US. Kennedy enacted a naval blockade which almost caused war. Cuba is left alone and the Soviet takes their nuclear missiles away.
Soviet Union Falls
11 Soviet Republics announced that they would no longer be a part of the soviet union