WWll Timeline

Timeline created by dswearingen
In History
  • World War 2 Begins

    Germany invaded Poland
  • Royal Air Force attacks the German Navy

  • Untied States proclaims its neutrality

  • Canada declares war on Germany

  • Vladek returns to Sosnoweic

  • Germans bomb Scapa Flow naval base near Scotland

  • Germany invades Denmark and Norway

  • Germany invades Romania

  • Romania joins the Axis

  • British forces arrive in Greece

  • Allies invade Syria and Lebanon

  • Instructions given by hitler and Goring to prepare for the Final Solution

  • First experimental use of gas chambers at Auschwitz

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japanese attack United States in Hawaii and declare war on Britain and the United States
  • First American forces arrive in Great Britain

  • Surrender of all US forces on Pilippines

  • Jews deported from the Warsaw Ghetto to concentration camps

  • Vladek and his wife Anja go into hiding

  • Italy declares war on Germany

  • Elie transported to ghettos

  • Elie was taken to Auschwitz

  • German asassination attempt on Hitler fails

  • Elie was transported to Buna

  • Vladek and his wife Anja leave to Srodula ghetto

  • Elie gets foot infection and is in hospital for 2 weeks

  • Vladek marched from Auschwitz to Gross Rosen

  • Vladek leaves Dachua and gets rescued by US army

  • Elie was liberated

  • President Roosevelt dies and Harry Truman becomes President

  • War Ends

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    World War 2