WWII Timeline

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    WWII Timeline

  • Nazi

    During the 1930s, the Nazis had sent thousands of Jewish people and political opponents to concentration camps, detention centers for civilians considered enemies of the state.
  • Japan invades manchuria

    Japan invades manchuria
    japan invades manchuria
  • Japan and Germany

    Japan and Germany
    The Nazi Germany and Japan signed the Anti-Comintern Pact, directed against the Soviet Union and the international Communist movement.
  • Japan invaded China

    Japan invaded China
    Japan invaded China, by doing so this started the World War II in the Pacific.
  • Germany signed with the Soviet Union

    Germany signed with the Soviet Union
    The Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression agreement and also a secret codicil which divided the eastern Europe into spheres of influence
  • Germany invades Poland the starting of wwII

    Germany invades Poland the starting of wwII
    Germany invades Poland, by doing this it initiatined World War II in Europe.
  • Hitler l

    Then, in April 1940, Hitler launched a blitzkrieg against Norway and Denmark, both of which soon fell.
  • Hitler forced the French

    On June 22, 1940, Hitler forced the French to sign the surrender documents in the same railroad car in which Germany had signed the armistice ending World War I.
  • Mussolini

    In September 1940, Mussolini ordered forces from Italy’s North African colony of Libya into Egypt.
  • Germany attacks western Europe

    Germany attacks western Europe
    Germany attacks western Europe France and the neutral Low Countries. the Netherlands surrenders on May 14; and Belgium surrenders on May 28. On June 22, France signs an armistice agreement by which the Germans occupy the
  • Italy invades France

    Italy invades France
    Italy enters the war. Italy invades southern France
  • Italy war over libya

    The Italians invade British controlled Egypt from Italian controlled Libya
  • Germany, Japan and Italy form

    Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact.
  • War over africa

    The Germans send the Africa Korps to North Africa to reinforce the faltering Italians.
  • Germany and Italy surrender

    Germany, Italy, Hungary, and Bulgaria invade Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia surrenders on April 17. Germany and Bulgaria invade Greece in support of the Italians.
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.
  • war with U.S and Japan

    war with U.S and Japan
    U.S. declares war on Japan
  • war on U.S

    germany nazi and its axis declares war on u.s.
  • American General Dwight Eisenhower

    Later in 1942, American General Dwight Eisenhower took command of a joint British and American force in Morocco and Algeria.
  • The Allies Forge Ahead

    the years 1942–1943 marked the turning point of the war. The Allies won victories on four fronts—the Pacific, North Africa and Italy, the Soviet Union, and France—to push back the Axis tide.
  • Japanese Navy Battered

    This Allied victory was followed by an even more impressive win at the Battle of Midway in June 1942, which was also fought entirely from the air.
  • the “Big Three”

    In 1942, the “Big Three”—Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin—agreed to focus on finishing the war in Europe before trying to end the war in Asia.
  • british troops victory

    British troops defeat the Germans and Italians sending the Axis forces in chaotic retreat toLibya to the eastern border of Tunisia
  • The U.S invades England

    US and British troops landed on points of the beaches of Algeria and Morocco in French North Africa.
  • Without food

    Trapped, without food or ammunition and with no hope of rescue, the German commander finally surrendered in January 1943.
  • War on the Axis

    Axis forces in Tunisia surrender to the Allies, ending the North African campaign.
  • battle of kursk

    The Germans launch a massive tank offensive in the Soviet Union. The Soviets blunt the attack within a week and begin an offensive initiative of their own.
  • Western Allies

    By 1944, the Western Allies were at last ready to open a second front in Europe by invading France.
  • Western Allies

    By 1944, the Western Allies were at last ready to open a second front in Europe by invading France.
  • Uneasy Agreement at Yalta

    In February 1945, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met again at Yalta, in the southern Soviet Union.
  • Allied raids on Dresden,

    In February 1945, Allied raids on Dresden, not an industrial target, but considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, killed as many as 135,000 people.