WWII timeline

  • Guadalcanal

    This place was owned by Austrailia at this time
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    The time when germany invaded poland.
  • Stalin attacks Finland

    Stalin attacks Finland
    The war between Russia and Finland, generally referred to as the Winter War
  • Germany attacks France

    Germany attacks France
    Also known as the fall of the france. Germany invaded France
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Britain
    Winston became the prime minister of Britian
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    A battle Britian was fighting in.
  • German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union

    German Blitzkrieg on Soviet Union
    Hitlers plan to march on the soviet union.
  • Lend lease act

    Lend lease act
    Providing US military aid to foreign countries.
  • Hitler takes over the Balkans

    Hitler takes over the Balkans
    Hitler started to take over the balkans and attack them.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    They Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
  • Formation of the UN

    Formation of the UN
    26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations.
  • Holocaust

    Hitler captured all of the jews and killed them in a gas chamber, shot them or burned them.
  • Internment camps

    Internment camps
    It was a prison camp
  • Hitler’s suicide

    Hitler’s suicide
    Hitler commited suicide.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Fought near the Central Pacific island of Midway.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    This battle occured in Egypt
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    Strategy meeting held between Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill.
  • D-Day

    The day WW2 ended.
  • Nuremberg trials

    Twenty-four major political and military leaders of Nazi Germany
  • Cold War

    name given to the relationship that developed primarily between the USA and the USSR after World War Two.
  • FDR's death

    FDR passes away after 4 terms of presidency.
  • Mussolini's assasination

    Mussolini was killed in shootings
  • Potsdam Conference

    "Big Three" leaders met at Potsdam, Germany
  • Atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
  • McArthur’s plan for Japan

    Form of a democratic government.
  • Marshall plan

    Plan which US helped Europe
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    war that was fought during the winter.
  • Berlin Airlift

    They lifted airplanes in the air to fight in the war.
  • Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Where the cuban people fired missiles at US.