WWii TIme Line

  • Great Depression Begins

    Great Depression Begins
    The great depression starte because of the stock market crash of 1929. Most americans were without work and struggled to survive.
  • Japan conquers Manchuria in northern China

  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany
    Hitler gave many promises of better things for the Germany. He overthrew the constitution and took control of the government.
  • Nuremberg laws

    Nuremberg laws
    These law were anti-Semitic, and they were introduced at the annual Nuremberg Rally of the Nazi party. These laws made the rule of who was considered a jew and they controlled the jews.
  • Hitler & Mussolini form the Rome-Berlin Axis

    Hitler & Mussolini form the Rome-Berlin Axis
    Italy, Germany, sought new territory, and the destruction or neutralization of soviet communism. Germany and Italy combined to be a stronger force.
  • Japan Joins the Axis Power

    Japan Joins the Axis Power
    Japan wanted to conquer just as Germany and Italy did. They joined the axis to fight with Italy and Germany.
  • Japan Invades China

    Japan Invades China
    This was the initialization of the War in the pacific. The Chinese were not able to hold the Japs back.
  • Germany invades Austria

    Germany invades Austria
    The Nazis were destroying Austria from the inside. Dr. Kurt von Schuschnigg, Chancellor of Austria wanted to meet with Hitler to discuss this problem. Hitler Wanted more land.
  • Kristallnacht

    It was a pogrom against the Jews in Nazi Germany on November 9th carried out by the SA and civilians. It is commonly known as the night of broken glass.
  • Britain’s appeasement of Germany

    Britain’s appeasement of Germany
    During the Berlin Conference between Chamberlin and Hitler, they reached the agreement that Germany would gain control of the Sudetenland and Hitler promised to stop seeking more territory.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    Germany bombarded Poland on land and by air to regain lost territory and rule Poland. The polishes were unprepared and the Germans easily won.
  • Germany invades Denmark, Norway, Belgium, and France

  • German air force (Luftwaffe) bombs London and other civilian targets in the Battle of Britain

    The bombings were intended to make London surrender, but they were not successful. This was an extremely destructive.
  • Lend-Lease act

    Lend-Lease act
    This act allowed the U.S. to lend the allies weapons.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese warplanes attacked the U.S military base of pearl harbor. This brought the U.S into the war.
  • The Nazis implement the “Final Solution”

    The Nazis implement the “Final Solution”
    The Final solution was the Nazis plan to annihilate all Jews. The root of the anger toward the Jew came from past experiences and hate Hitler had for the Jews.
  • Japanese-American incarceration

    Japanese-American incarceration
    The U.S feared that the Japs living in the U.S may be participating in Espionage, and possibly planning another attack on the U.S. All Japanese were moved to camps in the middle of the country to insure safety.
  • Rosie the Riveter

    Rosie the Riveter
    She was a character that symbolized women in manufacturing jobs. She was representative of the large social role change of women.
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    They were a famous segregated unit of African American pilots. They were treated badly for being African Americans.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    This was a transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war to camp O’Donnell.
  • Battle of MIdway

    Battle of MIdway
    This battle was the most important battle of the war In the pacific, and usually symbolizes the war in the pacific during wwii. The result of this battle left Japan in pretty bad shape.
  • British forces stop the German advance at El Alamein

  • Guadalcanal

    The Allies went to the island to threaten the amounts of communication routes for the Japanese. It was a big victory for the Allies.
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    It was the research and development project of the first atomic bombs during World War 2. The Manhattan projects lead to the end of the war.
  • German Forces Surrender at Stalingrad

    German Forces Surrender at Stalingrad
    Hitler had to surrender after he promised that he would not. This was a real turning point in the war and it weakened the German forces immensely.
  • D-Day

    On D-Day, the largest invasion in the history of the world occurred, when the allies invaded France from the sea. The Germans were waiting at the top of the hill of the shore, and mercilessly fired on the incoming troops. It marked the bloodiest day in history.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Battle of the bulge was the final German assault in Ardennes region of Belgium.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    This conference between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin was held to discuss the end of the war and for the future. One of the things that they all agreed on was to establish a postwar, international peace keeping association. Also, Stalin promised to declare war on Japan after Germany surrendered.
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    This was a major battle that U.S. fought against the Japaneese and captured the island.
  • Okinawa

    This was a large battle in the war in the pacific.
  • Allied forces advance on Berlin, Germany surrenders

    Allied forces advance on Berlin, Germany surrenders
    Germany realized that they couldn’t hold out any longer and surrendered.
  • Roosevelt dies, Truman becomes president

  • Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    This was the event that finished the war for good.
  • Japanese officials sign an official letter of surrender on the U.S.S. Missouri, ending World War II