• japan invades china

    the Kwantung Army of Japan invaded Manchuria right after the Mukden Incident. The Japanese came up with a puppet state, called Manchukuo, which lasted until the end of World War II.
  • munich conference

    Adolf Hitler had annexed Austria the year before. Now he wanted to take Czechslovakia and make the territory a part of Germany. He thought that the German speaking peopel of that land were being mistreated by the Czech government.
    Hitler met with representatives from France, the United Kingdom, and Italy. An agreement was reached that Hitler could join the Sudetenland only if he promised not to invade anywhere else.

    two or more states/countries agreeing to avoid war or armed conflict between them and resolve their conflicts though agrements. The non-aggression pact in 1939 involved the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, it lasted until the Germans invaded the Soviet Union.

    garmany invades poland with 1.5 million troops.
    the germans knew blitzcreg stratagy allowed the germans to quickly attack the poland land and air bases
  • battle of britian

    second world war air campaign payed by the German Air Force against the United Kingdom

    a act were it helped the United States supply Great Britain, France, China and the USSR with materiel. Also the Allied powers.

    Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II. during the operation, about four million soldiers with the Axis powers invaded the USSR. was the largest invasion in the history of warfare. In addition to troops, Barbarossa used 600,000 motor vehicles and 625,000 horses. The operation was directed by Hitler's goal to take over the Soviet union.

    a meeting with officials of Nazi Germany. The purpose of the meeting was to make sure the leaders of different government areas during the final solution of which the Jewish would be sent away to poland.

    the march by the Imperial Japanese Army which consisted of 60,000 to 80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war after the Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II.The 60 mi march was considered a physical abuse and resulted in some deathes inflicted by prisoners and civilians. It was considered by the Allied military to be the japenese fault.

    a Japanese operation., was to end the United States from being a strategic power in the Pacific, which would give Japan the ability to establish a better East Asia. The Japanese felt that a defeat would force the U.S. to run away from the Pacific War and then make sure Japanese ruled the Pacific
  • stalingrad

    Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of Stalingrad in the south-western Soviet Union.

    a lagoon harbor. on hawaii. japan attacked peral harbor. led to beginning of WWII. the attack was to try and help Japan gain acsess into Malaya and the Dutch East Indies. they wanted to gain acsess into Malaya and the Dutch East Indies to gain access to natural resources like oil and rubber.
  • battle of BLITZKRIEG

    Blitzkrieg, a method of warfare were an attack of forces by a dense of air suport, tanks, and other automobiles. which would force a breakthrough into the enemy's line of defense. alot of short, fast, powerful attacks; and once in the enemy's territory, would proceed to help them us speed and the eliment of surprise.

    also known as Shoah. six million Jews were killed by the Nazis under command of Adolf Hitler. Killings took place in Nazi Germany and German-occupied territories.
  • D-DAY

    160,000 Allied soldiers were along a 50-mile radius, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft helped the D-Day invasion, and by the end of the day, the Allies had gained alot of Continental Europe. More than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded. more than 100,000 Soldiers began the fight across Europe, to defeat Adolf Hitler and his soldiers.
  • battle of the bulge

    Hitler attempted to split the allied armies in north west Europe.
    American units were caught of gaurd and fought desperetly.
    The objective was to split the allied armies by surprise and gain total control

    United States troops fought for and gained control of the island Iwo Jima from the Japanese. The invasions goal of capturing the entire island, including its three airfields was to provide an area for attacks on the Japanese main islands.The five-week battle was some of the bloodiest fighting of WW1.
  • battle of okinawa

    fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa, was one of the largest fights during World War II. The 82-day-long fight lasted from April until June. the Allies were near Japan, and had planned to use Okinawa as a base for air crafts during the invasion of Japan
  • V-E DAY

    the day that the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germans surrendered its armed forces. which ended World War II in Europe.

    in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan there was bombings by the United States during the final stages of World War II. The two bombings were the only use of nuclear weapons .
  • V-J DAY

    Victory over Japan Day. the name chosen for the day which Japan surrendered, ending World War II.

    a treaty with eight communist states of Central and Eastern Europe during the Cold War.