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WWII Timeline

  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Treaty of Versailles is one of the peace treaties created and signed after WWI. It ended the conflict between Germany and the Allied Powers. One of the biggest details about the treaty is that at stated that Germany was the cause of the war.
  • Japan Invades China

    Japan Invades China
    Obviously this was a military conflict between japan and china. At the time china was reserving financial aid from Germany. After japan had attacked Pearl Harbor this relatively small conflict turned into WWII.
  • Munich Peace Conference

    Munich Peace Conference
    The conference was held in Munich. The conference is mostly referred to as a failed attempt at appeasement toward Germany. The agreement was signed by Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Italy.
  • Kristallnacht

    The Night of Broken Glass as some people call it is the night when Jews were attacked throughout Nazi Germany. Soldiers and citizens attacked houses and towns. About 256 houses were set on fire.
  • September Campaign (Invasion of Poland)

    September Campaign (Invasion of Poland)
    The invasion began on 1 September 1939, one week after the Molotov–Ribbentrop was signed.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain is the name of the aerial attack waged by Germany. The goal of the attack was to become superior over the Royal Air Force. The Battle of Britain was the first major battle to be fought by only the air forces.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise strike against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. The base was attacked by two waves of 353 Japanese fighters. All 8 of the battle ships hosed at the base were damaged and 4 were sunk.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II were Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad. It is the largest battle on the Eastern Front and by fare the most brutal. The battle was also a large turning point in the war as it marked the last of the victory’s for the Germans.
  • D-Day

    D-Day was the day British, American, and Canadian forces touched down on Normandy. It had two fazes an airborne assault and an amphibious landing. There were also other assaults elsewhere to distract the German forces.
  • Korematsu v US

    Korematsu v US
    Korematsu v US was a Supreme Court case that was to decide if Executive Order 9066 was constitutional or not. The Court sided with the government in a 3-6 vote. Fred Korematsu was the man up against the US.
  • Potsdam Peace Conference

    Potsdam Peace Conference
    The Potsdam Conference was held at Cecilienhof. It was held by Stalin, Churchill, and Truman. The purpos of the conference was to diside punishment for germany.
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima is best known as the first city to be destroyed by an atomic bomb. The city was a key point for shipping and had large depots of supply's for the military. The atomic bomb was named little boy and killed an estimate of 80000.