WWll Timeline

  • Great Depression Begins

    Great Depression Begins
    The great depression was caused by a stock marget crash. It effected many people by having then lose jobs, money, and their homes. The U.S. was in very bad time and at a very weak spot.
  • Japan conquers Manchuria in northern China

    The Japanese army attacks Manchuria . This was an attempt by the Japanese to gain more control and power. This was one cause of WWll.
  • Roosevelt first elected president

    Roosevelt first elected president
    FDR was the 32nd president of the United States. During WWll, he was the commander in cheif in alot of situations especially the two atomic bombs in Japan. He was the one keeping the U.S. strong during WWll.
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor of

    Hitler becomes Chancellor of
    On January 30th, 1933, a powerful man known as Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. We know him as a man of evil later in the war. It was him who would strike evil and determinatifon into his eneymys and into the world.
  • Nuremberg Laws

    Nuremberg Laws
    The Nuremburg Laws were to protect people with German blood. Alot of their laws were to not marry, hire, or work for Jews. If German people did, they would face conquences.
  • Hitler & Mussolini form the Rome-Berlin Axis

  • Japan invades China

  • Britain’s appeasement of Germany

    Britain’s appeasement of Germany
    When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia, Britain responede with appeasment. This was Britains opinion.
  • Germany invades Austria

    Germany invades Austria
    Germany invaded Austria because Hitler believed that Austria should be apart of Germany. This was one of Hitlers moves in the war as he wanted to be the most powerful country in Europe.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht, aka "Night of Broken Glass" was an violence out break of the Nazis on Jews. This invloved killing vandlism and destruction on Jews.
  • Germany & Soviet Union have a nonaggression pact

  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    Germany invades Poland to seek territory. They used a planes to bomb Poland and their Army to control Poland. This became know as blitzkrieg and the start of WWll.
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen were a elite group of fighters. They were colored oilots serving in the war. They helped the U.S. out alot with air situations.
  • Rosie the Riveter

    Rosie the Riveter
    Rosie the Riveter was a "landmark" for women working in the war service. She inspired female workers that women were just as good as men but by building weapons and machinces.
  • Germany invades Denmark, Norway, Belgium, and France

  • Japan joins the Axis Powers

  • German air force bombs London and other civilian targets in the Battle of Britain

  • Lend-Lease Act

    Lend-Lease Act
    The lend lease act supplied U.S. allies with war service supplies during WWll. This paid U.S. allies with more equipment and kindness.
  • British forces stop the German advance at El Alameino Bataan (Death March)

    British forces stop the German advance at El Alameino Bataan (Death March)
    British forces stop Germans death march which torchered and killed many prisoners of war. It took 2 battles at the battle of El Alameino Baatan.
  • Germany invades the Soviet Union

  • The Nazis implement the “Final Solution"

    The Nazis implement the “Final Solution"
    The Final Soution was a code name to exterminate the Jews. The Nazis killed millions of Jews in gas chambers.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor because they wanted natural recources. In order to get those, they neede to wipe out pearl harbor.
  • Jaanese-American incarceration

    Jaanese-American incarceration
    The Japanese-AMerican incarceration gathered all Japanese Americans on the west coast into camps where they were not in harms way of the U.S. They were thought to be Japanese spies.
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was the biggest naval war during WWll. Japan hoped to finish off the U.S. but was suprised when the U.S. attacked them. The U.S. slaughtered the Japanese navy leaving them no time to recover.
  • Guadalcanal

    Guadalcanal was a strongpoint for the Japanese. The Americans launched Marines and boats to attck. After 6 months, the U.S. took it over.
  • German forces surrender at Stalingrad

    German forces surrender at Stalingrad
    German forces wanted to take over Stalingard because it would be a threat to the Soviets. After a long fight, German forces were losing recources and were getting outsmarted by the Soviets. Hitler did not want to retreat but that action made the German forces lose.
  • D-Day

    Americans, British, French, and Canadians tookj the German beach. Each team had it's own section to conquer. This basically destroyed the third reich and marked a ending in the war.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge was the Nazi attempt to stop the Allies. They wanted to split the Allies in two to stop them from getrting supplies. After long fighting, it came to an end. Germany was defeated.
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    The Manhattan Project, was the reasearch and devolpment of atomic bombs. The U.S. made 2 atomic bombs that were going to be used on Japan to have them hoefuly surrender.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The U.S., U.S.S.R., and Great Britain came togehter to decide stratigies of the postwar.
  • Iwo Jima

    Iwo Jima
    Iwo Jima was a small island but a important one also. When the U.S. took control of it, they transported supplies and launched fighters and bombers off of it.
  • Okinawa

    Americans wanted to take over Okinawa because of the airways that were on it. The U.S. took over Okinawa and now had another spot to launch fighters and bombers.
  • Roosevelt dies, Truman becomes president

  • Allied forces advance on Berlin, Germany surrenders

    Allied forces advance on Berlin, Germany surrenders
    Hitler killed himself because he did not want to be captured and did not want to surrender. The Allies pushed forward in Berlin leaving Germany to surrender.
  • Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    The U.S. is on to the extreme. They threaten Japan with a atomic bomb wich doesn't make them surrender. They drop a second atomic bomn which makes Japan surrender and the war offically over.
  • Japanese officials sign an official letter of surrender on the U.S.S. Missouri, ending World War II