wwll timeline

  • japanese invasion of manchuria

    the kwantung army of the empire of japan invaded manchuria immediately following the mukden incident
  • Hitler made Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler took the reins of a 14 year old German democratic republic which in the minds of many had long outlived its usefullness
  • munich pact

    the last time countries gave into hitler
  • Kristallnacht

    Nazis in Germany torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools and businesses and killed 100 jews
  • Invasion of Poland

    starts WWII
  • Invasion of Poland

    Germany invaded Poland and started WWII
  • Dunkirk

    Important battle in WWII between the Allies and Germany
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japan supprisingly attacked the US and thats how the US entered the war
  • Battaan Death March

    approximately 75,000 Filipino and American troops on Battaan were forced to make a 65 mile march to prison camps
  • battle of midway

    a naval and air battle between japan and the u.s in wwll
  • battle of the bulge

    wwll battle between germany and the allied forces
  • D - day

    single largest battle of the war
  • Yalta Conference

    meeting about the end of the war
  • VE Day

    Allies celebrated victory in Europe
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    americans dropped an atomic bomb over this japanese city
  • VJ Day

    Allies declared victory over Japan