WWII Time Line

  • Mao Zedong heads Long March

    Mao Zedong leads his Communist followers across China to escape from the Nationalists.
  • Germany invades poland; France and Great Britain declare war on Germany

    Germany makes it's first move on Poland and France and Great Britain are quick to react.
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan launches a suprise attack on U.S. territory, hoping to tip the balance of the war in 1 quick strike.
  • United Nations formed

    The United Nations is formed to make sure something like WWII can be prevented in the future.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany has been completely bombed out and is occupied by allied forces, forcing a surrender.
  • Allies use atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The U.S. bombs two ship building cities in Japan to discourage further attempts at making war.