World War II (Copy)

Events

World

Germany & Soviet Union sign non aggression pact

1939

Poland Attacked

Sept. 1, 1939

Germany invades France, Belgium and Netherlands

1940

The “Phoney War” Ends

1940

Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis

1940

France Surrenders

June 1940

Dunkirk Evacuated

June 4 1940

Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact.

September 27, 1940

Bulgaria joins the Axis

March 1, 1941

Operation Barbarossa

June 22 1941

Nazi Germany and its Axis partners invade the Soviet Union

June 22, 1941

Battle of Stalingrad

1942 - 1943

US troops halt the Japanese island-hopping

August 1942

British troops defeat Germany and Italy

October 23, 1942

Soviet troops liberate Kiev

November 6, 1943

USA

U. S. Neutrality Acts

1939

the President ordered the Navy to patrol ship lanes to Europe

1941

Greenland was taken under protection of the United States in April

1941

Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease bill

1941

U. S. Lend-Lease Act

1941

Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.

December 7, 1941

The United States declares war on Japan, entering World War II.

December 8, 1941

Germany declares war on the US

December 11, 1941

Axis Powers

1942

British and US navies halt the Japanese naval advance at Midway

June 1942

Allies attack Germans in North Africa

November 1942

Guadalcanal

February 1943