WWII Events

By falesjr
  • First Neutrality Act passed

    Congress prohibited the exportation of weaponry to countries in war
  • Rome-Berlin Axis signed

    Mussolini and Hitler join forces
  • Anti-Comintern Pact Signed

    Anti-communism pact
  • Hitler declares Austria as part of the Third Reich

    Germany invades Austria
  • Germany invades Czechoslovakia

  • Italy invades Albania

  • German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact Signed

    Fell apart in 1941 when Germany invaded Russia
  • Germany invades Poland

  • USSR attacks Finland

  • Germany invades Denmark and Norway

  • Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain

  • Germany invades the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg

  • Dunkerque is evacuated

    Allied soldiers are evacuated from Dunkerque, France
  • Mussolini declares war on France and Britain

  • Battle of Britain

    Germany invades Britain
  • Japan forms alliance with Germany and Italy

  • Germany attacks the USSR

    Largest German offensive
  • Pearl Harbor is attacked

  • US declares war on Japan

  • Wannsee Conference

    German officials meet to discuss cooperation of government officials
  • Bataan Death March

    Japan takes POW
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Germany invades Stalingrad, Russia
  • V-J Day

    Formal surrender of Japan