WWII Timeline

  • Mussolini takes over Italy's Government

    Mussolini takes over Italy's Government
    Mussolini's road to dictatorship took longer than Hitler’s. It took him years to achieve what he called a dictatorship. Achieved some semblance of power after the March on Rome in 1922, when he was appointed Prime Minister. More Info Reference;
    Reformation.org,. 'Vatican City State!!'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Feb. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Mussolini's Dictatorship'. N.p., 2015. Web.
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    Hitler and the Nazi Party led a coalition group in an attempted coup d'etat. Began at the Bürgerbräu Keller in Munich, aiming to seize control of the state government. More Info Reference:
    HISTORY.com,. 'Beer Hall Putsch - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Feb. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Beer Hall Putsch (Munich Putsch)'. N.p., 2015. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Kellogg-Briand Pact
    Agreement to outlaw war, between France, U.S. and Germany. Sometimes called the Pact of Paris, place of signed. Signed to stop another world war stirring. More Info Reference:
    Inter-wars.weebly.com,. 'Kellogg-Briand Pact 1928 - Inter-War Period: Causes Of WWII'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Feb. 2015.
    History.state.gov,. 'The Kellogg-Briand Pact, 1928 - 1921–1936 - Milestones - Office Of The Historian'. N.p., 2015. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.
  • U.S. Stock Market Crash

    U.S. Stock Market Crash
    Crash in the stocks, caused a Worldwide Depression. Between 1920-1929, stocks peaked higher than ever. One of the reasons that we got through this was because of our Pres. Roosevelt. More Info Reference:
    Thebubblebubble.com,. 'Historic Stock Market Crashes, Bubbles & Financial Crises |'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
    Pbs.org,. 'The First Measured Century: Timeline: Events - Stock Market Crash'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
    When Japan attacked Manchuria the League did nothing. Some believe that they did nothing becuase Japan is the strongest east member. Japan invaded Manchuria because they wanted minerals, forestry, and agricultural land. More Info Reference:
    Brokenworld.wikispaces.com,. 'Brokenworld - 15.4 Aggressors On The March'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Manchuria 1931'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Nazi's reach a Political Majority in Germany

    Nazi's reach a Political Majority in Germany
    Created a "Volk" community, united all social classes behind Hitler. Third Reich quickly became a police state, individuals were subject to abritary arrest and imprisonment. Workers, employees, and employers were forced into the Nazi organizations. More Info Reference:
    Weimar Republic,. 'Why The Weimar Republic Failed?'. N.p., 2012. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Nazi Rule'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor
    When Hitler walked into the office Paul von Hindenburg was so annoyed, he would hardly look at him. He was waiting and Hitler was arguing. More Info Reference:
    The Huffington Post,. 'Germany Marks 80Th Anniversary Of Hitler's Rise To Power'. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
    Historyplace.com,. 'The History Place - Rise Of Hitler: Hitler Named Chancellor Of Germany'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations

    Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations
    Japanese delegation withdrew from the League Assembly. After assembly adopted a unanimous report blaming Japan for invasion of Manchuria, 42-1 only Japan opposing. Japanese delegation, Yosuke Matsuok walked out of the hall, he said, "We are not coming back." More Info Reference:
    Bibliography: Iconic Photos,. 'Japan Withdraws From The League Of Nations'. N.p., 2009. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany

    First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany
    Antisemitism and the persecution of Jews were central tenets of the Nazi ideology. During the 6 years before WWII of Hitler's reign, Jews felt the effects of 400 decrees and regulations. More Info Refernece:
    The Huffington Post,. 'Germany Marks 80Th Anniversary Of Hitler's Rise To Power'. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Antisemitic Legislation 1933–1939'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • The Night of the Long Knives (Rohm Purge)

    The Night of the Long Knives (Rohm Purge)
    Hitler wanted to protect himself from a possible coup, so he encouraged other leaders to compete with other senior positions. More Info Refernece:
    Seabrook, Kim. 'The Night Of The Long Knives: Hitler’S Purge | Prisoners Of Eternity'. Prisonersofeternity.co.uk. N.p., 2014. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
    Jewishvirtuallibrary.org,. 'The Night Of The Long Knives | Jewish Virtual Library'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler Openly Announces to his Cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles

    Hitler Openly Announces to his Cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles
    Hitler left his Mountain Retreat and went back to Berlin. Once he got back he immediately convened a Cabinet meeting. At this meeting Hitler told the Cabinet that he would defy the military limitations set by the Treaty and re-arm his army. More Info Reference:
    Historyplace.com,. 'The History Place - Triumph Of Hitler: Nazis March Into The Rhineland'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Creation of the Nuremberg Laws

    Creation of the Nuremberg Laws
    At the annual Nuremberg Party Rally, the Nazis announced new laws which brought up many racial Nazi ideology. Excluded German Jews from Reich citizenship and prohbited them from marrying. More Info Reference:
    Jewishvirtuallibrary.org,. 'Background & Overview Of The Nuremberg Laws | Jewish Virtual Library'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'The Nuremberg Race Laws'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.
  • Italy Invades Ethiopia

    Italy Invades Ethiopia
    Mussolini adpoted Hitler's plans to expand the German territories. The country that Mussolini invaded was called Abyssinia, but is now called Ethiopia and is situated on the Horn of Africa. More Info Reference:
    Www2.needham.k12.ma.us,. 'Ethiopia'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Sahistory.org.za,. 'WW2: Italy Invades Ethiopia | South African History Online'. N.p., 1935. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland

    Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland
    The Rhineland was a buffer zone between France and Germany. Germany acutally had political control over this area, but was not allowed to put any troops into it. Hitler took a risk by puttting his troops into this area. More Info Reference:
    Bbc.co.uk,. 'BBC - Higher Bitesize History - Rhineland : Revision'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Rhineland 1936'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.
  • Rape of Nanking

    Rape of Nanking
    Japanese were issued to kill all captives. They first eliminated the 90,000 Chinese soldiers, then women. The women were sexually abused and then killed with bayonets. More Info Reference:
    Historyplace.com,. 'The History Place - Genocide In The 20Th Century: Rape Of Nanking 1937-38'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Germany Annexes Austria

    Germany Annexes Austria
    Nazi's marched into Austria to annex this German-speaking nation. In early 1938, Austrian Nazis conspired for the second time in four years to seize the Austrian government by force to united Austria and Germany. More Info Reference:
    Ushmm.org,. 'Austria'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Austria, Germany. 'Germany Annexes Austria - Mar 12, 1938 - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia

    Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia
    After signing the Munich Agreement, Hitler complained to members of his bodyguard. So after only 3 weeks of signing the Agreement, he demanded the Sudetenland. More Info Reference:
    Holman, Brett, and Brett Holman. 'Tuesday, 27 September 1938 | Airminded'. Airminded.org. N.p., 2008. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Historyplace.com,. 'The History Place - Triumph Of Hitler: Nazis Take Czechoslovakia'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    Hitler sent a letter to Chamberlain guaranteeing the safety of the Sudetenland if it were to ceded to Germany. To prevent war Chamberlain agreed. More Info Reference:
    Germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org,. 'GHDI - Image'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Hickman, Kennedy. 'The Munich Agreement: How Appeasement Failed To Stop Adolf Hitler'. About.com Education. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    Massive coordinated attack on the Jews throughout the German Reich. Because of one 17 year old Jew, over 15,000 Jews were expelled. Kristallnacht means The Night of Broken Glass. More Info Reference:
    Jewishvirtuallibrary.org,. 'Kristallnacht - "Night Of Broken Glass" | Jewish Virtual Library'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    Historyplace.com,. 'The History Place - World War II In Europe Timeline: November 9/10 1938 - K
  • Einstein's Letter to FDR, "The Manhattan Project"

    Einstein's Letter to FDR, "The Manhattan Project"
    Einstein had heard that 3 chemists working a lab in Berlin have successfully split the uranium atom. Einstein immediately wrote to FDR, that saved to U.S. In December 1941 U.S. launched The Manhattan Project. More Info Reference:
    Dannen.com,. 'Einstein's Letter To Roosevelt, August 2, 1939'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
    AMNH,. 'The Manhattan Project'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

    Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
    Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was also known as the German-Soviet Pact. It had 2 parts. The first was an exchanged between goods for materials, and the second was a 10 year nonaggression pact. More Info Reference:
    Estonia.usembassy.gov,. 'Speeches And Articles | Embassy Of The United States Tallinn, Estonia'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'German-Soviet Pact'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Nazi Invasion of Poland

    Nazi Invasion of Poland
    Hitler's first major foreign policy was signing a nonaggression pact with Poland, but this move was not popular. So instead of signing a pact Hitler invaded Poland 5 years after his idea that he disraguarded. More Info Reference:
    Kingsacademy.com,. 'The On-Set Of World War Two (1939) - By Miles Hodges'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Invasion Of Poland, Fall 1939'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Evacuation of Dunkirk

    Evacuation of Dunkirk
    The initial planning at Dunkirk called for recovering 45,000 British troops within 2 days. Only 25,000 soldiers were evacuated in 2 days. On June 3rd, 1940 2 French divisions were left, but the Germans got them and they surrendered. More Info Reference:
    Rania.co.uk,. 'Rania - A Dunkirk Little Ship'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Worldwar2facts.org,. 'Dunkirk Evacuation | World War 2 Facts'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • France Surrenders

    France Surrenders
    Nazi's culminated in France's surrender in a formal ceremony held in a railroad car in compiegne Forest. Shortly after this ceremony, Hitler (middle) summoned Albert Speer (left) to join him at his headquarters. More Info Referene:
    Fold3.com, France. 'France Surrenders To Germany.Jpg - Fold3.Com'. Fold3.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Eyewitnesstohistory.com,. 'Hitler Tours Paris, 1940'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain was the largest air raid during WWII. The battle was against the Luftwaffe and the Royal Air Force. More Info Reference:
    The Anglican Church of Canada: Anglican Military Ordinariate,. 'Battle Of Britain: Chapel Observance Order Of Service'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Bbc.co.uk,. 'BBC - History - The Battle Of Britain (Pictures, Video, Facts & News)'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • The Tripartite Pact

    The Tripartite Pact
    Originally signed by Germany, Italy, and Japan. The pact was a typical European-style mutual defense treaty between the signatory nations. The pact states that if any nation with the pact was attacked the others were engaged. More Info Reference:
    The Apricity Forum: A European Cultural Community,. 'The Tripartite Pact'. N.p., 2012. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Pact, The, and C. Chen. 'The Tripartite Pact'. WW2DB. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Largest military operation in history, involved more than 3 million Axis troops and 3,500 tanks. Hitler thought that the 'Master Race' should seek living space in the east. More Info Reference:
    Operation Barbarossa Map, 1941. 'Operation Barbarossa Map, 1941'. Military History Monthly. N.p., 2011. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY,. 'Barbarossa'. N.p., 2014. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    Principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during WWII. The act authorized the president to transfer arms or any other defense materials to other countries. More Info Reference:
    Milestonedocuments.com,. 'Lend-Lease Act - Overview'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Lend-Lease Act - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Just before 8 am, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attcked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. The barrage lasted 2 hours, it was devastating. Japanese destroyed almost 20 naval vessels, 8 battleships, and nearly 200 planes. More Info Reference:
    Math.dartmouth.edu,. 'Pearl Harbor'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Harbor, Attack. 'Pearl Harbor - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • The Wannsee Conference and the "Final Solution"

    The Wannsee Conference and the "Final Solution"
    There was a gathering at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee. The "Final Solution" was a code name for the systematic, deliberate,physical annihilation of the European Jews. More Info Reference:
    Examiner.com,. 'The January 1942 Wannsee Conference: The Birth Of The Evil Of Evils'. N.p., 2012. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Wannsee Conference And The "Final Solution"'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    U.S. surrender of Bataan Peninsula on the main Philippine island of Luzon. Approximately 75,000 Filipino and American troops on Bataan were forced to make a 65-mile march to prison camps. The march consisted of intense heat and harsh treatment by guards. More Info Reference:
    Nydailynews.com,. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Bataan Death March - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid
    First U.S. air raid to strike the Japanese home islands. Only operation in which U.S. Army Air Force bombers were launched from an aircraft carrier into combat. 4 months after Pearl Harbor. More Info Reference:
    Navy.mil,. 'Course To Midway - Captain Thomas H. Dryer USN'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Uss-hornet.org,. 'The Doolittle Raid - WORLD WAR II - Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet Museum'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    6 months after Pearl Harbor, U.S. defeated Japan in one of the most decisive naval battles of WWII. Thanks to code breaking, that the U.S. were able to preempt and counter Japn's plans. More Info Reference:
    Superhypeblog.com,. 'Smart Data: Business Lessons From The Battle Of Midway | Superhype'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Battle Of Midway - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    Successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad in the U.S.S.R. Stalingrad is now called Volgograd. Russians consider ti to be the greatest battle of their War. More Info Reference:
    Ww2today.com,. '15Th October 1942: The Unrelenting Battle For Stalingrad Continues'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Stalingrad, Battle. 'Battle Of Stalingrad - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Operation Torch was the name given to the Allied invasion of French North Africa. Operation Torch was teh first time the British and Americans had jointly worked on an invasion plan together. More Info Reference:
    Ww2-weapons.com,. 'Operation Torch - Allied Landings In North Africa During WW2'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Operation Torch'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Island Hopping (Buna-Gona Campaign)

    Island Hopping (Buna-Gona Campaign)
    After the Battle of Midway, the U.S. launched a counter-offensive strike known as "Island-Hopping". It requires a line of overlapping island bases, as well as air control. The idea was to capture certain islands, until Japan was in bomb range. More Info Reference:
    Newworldencyclopedia.org,. 'Battle Of Guadalcanal - New World Encyclopedia'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    U-s-history.com,. 'Island Hopping'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Overlord and D-day

    Operation Overlord and D-day
    Operation Overlord was the code given to the Allied invasion of France. The overall commander was General Dwight Eisenhower. Overlord required the type of logistical issues that no army had ever had to cope with before. More Info Reference:
    Historylink101.com,. 'Pictures Of D-Day, Operation Overlord'. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Operation Overlord'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Valkyrie

    Operation Valkyrie
    Operation Valkyrie is the title of the most known attempt on assassinating Hitler, ironiclly Hitler approved this operation. More Info Reference:
    Mail Online,. 'Last Surviving Member Of Briefcase Bomb Plot To Kill Hitler, Who Earlier Planned To Assassinate The Dictator Wearing A Suicide Vest, Dies Aged 90'. N.p., 2013. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Operation Valkyrie'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Discovery of Majdanek

    Discovery of Majdanek
    During teh entire period of its existence, the camp was under construction. When it recieved Soviet prisoners they were to weak to work, so almost all were dead by February. December 11 1941, the SS got more than 300 Jews half were to be incarcerated, other half to work. More Info Reference:
    Rt.com,. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Lublin/Majdanek Concentration Camp: Conditions'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Allies pushed the Axis back to a line. Then the Axis countered and made a bulge in the line that the Allies set, creating a bulge. More Info Reference:
    Group, OSD. 'Battle Of The Bulge, 60Th Anniversary Special - U.S. Department Of Defense'. Defense.gov. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    Bulge, Battle. 'Battle Of The Bulge - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler's Suicide
    Hitler was based in his buker underneth the Reich Chancellery building. none of the bunker's survivors heard the shot that killed Hitler. More Info Reference:
    Mitchellarchives.com,. 'Rare WWII Newspaper - Adolf Hitler's Death | The Mitchell Archives - Original Historic Newspapers'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'The Death Of Adolf Hitler'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • V-E Day (Victory in Europe)

    V-E Day (Victory in Europe)
    The Western Allies, whose commanders in the field were Omar N. Bradley and Bernard Law Montgomery. Crossed the Rhine after having smashed through the strongly fortified Siegfried Line and overran West Germany. Germany's collapse came after the meeting of the Western and Russian armies, and Hitler's death. More Info Reference:
    Infoplease.com,. 'V-E Day: May 8, 1945'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    An American B-29 bomber dropped the world's fist deployed atomic bomb over Hiroshima. 3 days later another bomb was dropped, on Nagasaki. More Info Reference:
    How the Major Events of World War II Shaped its Outcome,. 'The Bombing Of Hiroshima & Nagasaki'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Bombing Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • The Beginning of the Cold War

    The Beginning of the Cold War
    After WWII, tensions between 2 nations (U.S. and Soviet Union) grew. The cold war rivalry between the both of them lasted for much of the second half of the 20th century. More Info Reference:
    Dystopiana2012.wikispaces.com,. 'Dystopiana2012 - Tehran Conference - Beginning Of The Cold War'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Cold War - Causes, Events, Pictures & Videos - History.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • V-J Day (Victory over Japan)

    V-J Day (Victory over Japan)
    On Augst 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies. Sept. 2, 1945, Japan had formally surrendered. More Info Reference:
    MLive.com,. 'Peek Through Time: 66 Years Ago This Sunday, Jackson Residents Celebrated End Of World War II With V-J Day Celebration On Michigan Avenue'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'V-J Day - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • Creation of the United Nations

    Creation of the United Nations
    Represenatives of 50 nations met in San Francisco to complete the Charter of the United Nations. The United Nations came into existence after 29 nations had ratified the Charter. More Info Reference:
    Un.org,. 'The United Nations At A Glance'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
    History.state.gov,. 'The Formation Of The United Nations, 1945 - 1937–1945 - Milestones - Office Of The Historian'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • The Nuremberg Trials

    The Nuremberg Trials
    Was held for the purpose of bringing Nazi war criminals to justice, was a series of 13 trials carried out in Nuremberg. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler committed suicide and was never brought to trial. More Info Reference:
    Nuremberg.law.harvard.edu,. 'Nuremberg Trials Project -- Introduction'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Nuremberg Trials - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.
  • The Japanese War Crime Trials

    The Japanese War Crime Trials
    General Tomoyuki Yamashita was hanged in Manila Feb. More Info Reference:
    WW2DB,. '[Photo] Accused Japanese War Criminals Sadaichi, Nakamura, Shoxo, Jinichiro, Majoto, Tamotsu, Mesami, Ken, Ryuichi, And Tadasu On Trial At The Supreme Court Of Singapore, 21 Jan 1946'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
    History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History Online,. 'Japanese War Crime Trials'. N.p., 2015. Web. 21 Mar. 2015.