Born 1931 of march 2nd. He became first president of Soviet Union in 1990 and won Nobel Prize for the efforts to end Cold War.
Germany invades Poland
The invasion that lead and sparked the WWII. Germany attacked from the West and Soviet Union from the East.
Battle of Britain
Occured from July through September of 1940
Great Britain against German Air Force
Treaty signed in Germany that formed the Axis Powers that allowed each other to help if they were attacked.
System implemented to aid allies during the WWII. They were to aid in materials and food.
Germany takes Leningrad
Millitary operation on Leningrad. Interestingly...Hitler did not take Leningrad and storm the city at the end.
German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
Was also known as the lightning war (blitz) , Germany invaded Soviet. Lightning fast victories.
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor
Occured Honolulu, Hawaii
Caused United State to enter WWII
Death of 2000 and 1000 wounded
Formation of the U.N.
26 Nations came together in 1942 to sign a Declaration that said to stop the axis powers
Meeting held by the Nazi in Berlin to plan on "final solution"
Invasion of Northern Fraceby the 5 countries including U.S. Northern France were later freed by German
Took place in Russia from Feb 4th to 11th in 1945
US,Britian, and the Soviet came in deciding future porgress of the war
Two battles before the marines reached the japanese mainland. Okinawa was one of the bloodiest battle that occured during the WWII. This was the turning point in the war
the day japan had surrendered unconditionally to the allies ending the WWII. Vj is for Victoryover Japan day.
dictator of germany shoots himself after founding out the unsuccessful invasion of russia. He also killed his family.
the day Allied won in Europe. Stands for Victory in Europe
July 17th to Aug 2nd
Last of WWII meeting held by the Big Three
Occured near Berlin
Atomic bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
One of the turning points in War. U.S dropping a atomic bomb on japan. This resulted in Japan surrendering in WWII.
It was to stop the communist domination, offical declaration of cold war.
Recovery Plan made by the U.S to help aid those countries that need help. And to also create a democracy/stable economy.
Stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Currently an alliance of more than 28 countries that have joined together for secure defense.
Mao Zedong &People’s Republic of China
Mao the chairman of Cetral People's Government, declared himself the founder of the People's Republic of China. It was held in a grand ceremony with 300k people
War between North and South on government disagreement. China helped North as U.S helped the South. Korea is the only country to be separated by a civil war for more than 50 years. War lasted 3 years ending in 1953.
Stalin’s death; Khrushchev
After stalin's death in 1953, Khrushchev emerged changing all policies.
Military alliance in Eastern Europe that included Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet Union.
Launched by the Soviets. This frightened many americans during the cold war as it suprised them of how far soviet union has gone with technology.
Battle between the north and south vietnam over the type of government. Was sometimes known as the American war as it was a war to fight americans to save the nation.
Bay of Pigs
Listed Top 10 Mistakes made by President, this was an unsuccessful invasion to overthrow Cuba's communist government.
Wall built between the East and West Germany. Built with concrete and barbed wire and they could not cross or will be shot. many families were separated for this reason.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Soviets missle in Cuban that was installed pointing directly at U.S. just 90miles away. Agreement wsa made to remove missle for not invading Cuba and removing Missle from Turkey.
Soviet Union falls
Goes to being Russia from Soviet Union after the fall due to the economic problems.
Japan’s invasion of China
Also called the Rape of Nanking that started from Japan-China War when Chinese troops fired Japanese. This killed 250000 people.
Battle of Midway
Was considered one of the decisive naval battle in WWII. This was 6months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S cracked Japanese code and attacked.