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WWII Timeline

  • Invasion Of Poland

    Invasion Of Poland
    Germany begins to invade Poland.
    This begins the domino effect that starts WW2 Winton, S. (2014, September 1). Does “September 1″ ring any bells? It should. Retrieved October 3, 2014, from http://bookhaven.stanford.edu/tag/sir-nicholas-winton/
  • Britain and France declare war on Germany

    Britain and France declare war on Germany
    In responce of the german invasion in Poland, Great Britain and France decleare war on Germany.
    WW2 basicallly starts here. Chamberlain's Declaration of war: Chamberlain's, P. (1939, September 3). The Transcript of Neville Chamberlain's Declaration of war. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ww2outbreak/7957.shtml?page=txt
  • Fall of France

    Fall of France
    France signs an Armestice to sease hostility between Germany and France. Germans force the french to sign on the same wagon were the germans had to sign the armestice of WW1, but this time the germans were the "victorius"
  • The Warsaw Ghetto Forms

    The Warsaw Ghetto Forms
    The Warsaw Ghetto becomes open and Jews are forced to move into it.
  • Italy Invates Greece

    Italy Invates Greece
    Italy invades Greece but the Greeks succesfully resists Italys attacks.
  • Battle of Cape Matapan

    Battle of Cape Matapan
    A naval battle in the coast of Greece were the United Kindom whent against the italians, and won.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    The German Army start to invade the Soviet Union in the operation code named "Operation Brbarossa". HITLER BEGINS WAR ON RUSSIA, WITH ARMIES ON MARCH FROM ARCTIC TO THE BLACK SEA. (1941, June 22). <i>The New York Times</i>. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2738162/posts
  • United States freezes Japanese assets

    United States freezes Japanese assets
    The USA (followed by other Allies) freezes all of Japan's assets on America causing a shortage of Oil in Japan.
  • Attack of Pearl Harbor

    Attack of Pearl Harbor
    A surprise attack on the US military base on Hawaii concucted by Japan is taken place. KLUCKHOHN, F. (1941, December 8). FJapan Wars on U.S. and Britain; Makes Sudden Attack On Hawaii; Heavy Fighting At Sea Reported. The New York Times. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1207.html
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    Nazi leaders have a reunion to debate the final solution of the jewish problem in Europe. The conlcusion is, Mass Genocide on concentration camps. Wansee conference Transcript
    Rogers, D. (2004, August 6). THE WANSEE PROTOCOL. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/Holocaust/wansee-transcript.html
  • The Doolittle Raid

    The Doolittle Raid
    It was a Air attack made by the USA to Japan on Tokio and in Honshu.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    4 day war. Midway was a super small island. Fought for this island the USA and Japan First US victory in the pacific. The Isalnd was in perfect location for planes to refule and flight from US to Japan makeing a safe refuellng stop halfway throu.
  • Mass killings of Jews Start

    Mass killings of Jews Start
    The start of Mass killings of Jews throughout Europe by nazis.
  • U-Boats campaingn

    U-Boats campaingn
    -U boats sink 21 allied ships this month: 94,000 ton
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    The first major offensive strategy of the Allies on the pacific. The allies would gain control of Islands depending on their strategic position. From this islands the US could cut of shipments to and from Australia. Big loss of for Japan.
    Ended the 9 February 1943 Hurd, C. (1942, February 9). Guadalcanal Is Ours. <i>The New York Times</i>. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0209.html
  • D-Day

    In the coast of Normandy. The Allied forces disenbark on the biggest seaborne invasion in history. The plan also involved the USA on the European front for the first time. The success on the invation started the end of the WW2 since little by little the Germans lost more and more territory.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Major offencive for the Germans. Hitler's last try to keep the allies away. At first if took the Allies for surprise but it ended on the defeat of the Germans. Ended on 25 January 1945. This caused the first of last dominoes to fall for the end of WW2
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The leaders of the Allied forces and the Soviet Union (Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin), have a reunion to discuss how the world would look like after the WW2 ended. Still everyone disagreed and no progress was made.
    Ended on February11, 1945 Warren, L. (1945, February 2). Big 3 Doom Nazism and Reich Militarism; Agree on Freed Lands and Oaks Voting; Convoke United Nations in U.S. April 25. <i>The New York Times</i>. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisd
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    Largest assault on the Pacific part of WW2.The goal was to take the Island of Okinawa which is close to mainland Japan and convert it into a military base for the USA. The battle lasted 82 days and ended in an Allied victory.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    The Victory in Europe Day was the day when it was public that Germany had surrender and the war on Europe was over,
    A day before the Germans had signed the oficial paper accepting defeat. Kennedy, E. (1945, May 7). The War in Europe is Ended! Surrender Is Unconditional; V-E Will Be Proclaimed Today; Our Troops on Okinawa Gain. The New York Times. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0507.html
  • Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

    Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
    The United States drops the first ever Atomic bomb in a war on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Hundreds of civilinans were killed Shalett, S. (1945, August 6). First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Japan; Missile Is Equal to 20,000 Tons of TNT; Truman Warns Foe of a 'Rain of Ruin' <i>The New York Times</i>. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0806.html
  • Atomic Bombing Nagasaki

    Atomic Bombing Nagasaki
    The second and last Atimic bombing ever took place on Nagasaki, Japan 3 days after the frist one on Hiroshima. Also targeted to civilians. Last domino to fall in WW2
  • Surrender of Japan

    Surrender of Japan
    Japan oficially signs their surrender after the 2 nuclear attacks on their people. The WW2 is officially over. Japan faces Demilitarization of their armed forces and Democratization of the emperor status of god. Japan ends up been ocupied by the US.
    Krock, A. (1945, August 14). Japan Surrenders, End of War! <i>The New York Times</i>. Retrieved October 5, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0814.html