WWII: European Theatre

  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    Who: Germany invades the country of Poland without declaration of war.
    What: Germany invades Poland, bombing Polish cities along with the capital of Poland, Warsaw.
    Where: In cities all across Poland.
    Why: Germany wanted territorial control over Poland.
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    Battle of Britain

    Who: Germany and Great Britain
    What: An air-battle between Germany and Britain over the United Kingdom Airspace
    Where: United Kingdom Airspace
    Why is this significant: Germany's attempt to destroy Britains Air-Forces, and failed.
  • Lend Lease Act Signed

    Lend Lease Act Signed
    Who: Franklin D. Roosevelt
    What: Lend Lease Act was a proposal to "lend lease or dispose of arms"
    Where: Document was signed in the United States of America
    Why: U.S made peace with out countries and to make a profit.
  • Germany Declares War on United States

    Germany Declares War on United States
    Who: Germany , the Axis powers and The United States of America
    What: F.D.R announces that America is going to war with the Japanese and the entire Axis Powers.
    Where: The attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii striked the initiall tensions and reasoning for declaration of war.
    Why is this significant: The United States of America has officially entered into what will be "WWII"
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    Battle of El Alamein

    Who: German and Italy against the Allied powers
    What: Battle in El Alamein, Egypt resulting in an Allied victory.
    Where: El Alamein, Egypt.
    Why is this significant: A larger scale battle in the country of Africa, and resulted in an Allied victory
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    Who: Axis and Allied powers fighting
    Where: Stalingrad, Soviet Russia
    What: Massive-scaled battle between Axis and Allied powers that resulted in a Soviet victory.
    Why is this significant: One of the largest battles within the scale
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    Allied invasion of Italy

    Who: Allie powers and Italian Axis powers
    What: Allied forces invade the mainland and borders of Italy.
    Where: Salerno and Taranto, Italy
    Why is this significant: Directly after the battles in Africa and this offensive weakened the Axis powers. Resulting in a Allied victory.
  • D-Day Invasion

    D-Day Invasion
    Who: Allied powers and Axis powers
    What: Allied powers invaded the beaches of Normandy for an offensive push towards the main land. (Operation Overlord)
    Where: Normandy, France
    Why is this significnant: A major offensive attack that resulted in an Allied victory, however many soliders were lost during this battle.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Who: Hitler and German forces attack primarily American forces.
    What: Hitler ordered a massive offensive attack towards mainly American Soliders.
    Where: The Ardennes, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany
    Why: Hitler believed that the alliance between America, Britain and France was weak, and was looking to weaken their stance in the European front even more. Resulted in a Allie Victory.
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    Yalta Conference

    Who: Winston Chruchill, F.D.R and Joseph Stalin
    What: These men gathered to discuss Europes post-war reorganization and re-establishment of Europes war-torn countries.
    Where: A city in Crimea, Ukraine.
    Why is this significant: Preparing a plan for war-torn countries in Europe and post-war rehabilitation.
  • Death of Franklin Roosevelt

    Death of Franklin Roosevelt
    Who: Franklin Roosevelt and The United States of America
    What: The death of Franklin Roosevelt, the president during WWII.
    Where: Washington D.C
    Why is this significant: Americas president during WWII has passed away and The United States feels greif and sorrow.
  • Death of Adolf Hitler

    Death of Adolf Hitler
    Who: Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun
    What: Adolf Hitler commits suicide with a Gun, alongside of his wife Evan Braun with digesting poison.
    Where: Berlin, Germany
    Why: Axis powers leader Adolf Hitler is dead.
  • Germany Surreneders (Ve: Victory in Europe Day)

    Germany Surreneders (Ve: Victory in Europe Day)
    Who: The country of Europe
    What: Germany surrenders and calls for peace towards WWII
    Where: The entire countr of Europe
    Why is this significant: Resulting in the end of WWII.