WWII Important Events

Simon King

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Adolf Hitler Publishes "Mein Kampf"

July 18, 1925

Stock Market on Wall Street crashes.

October 29, 1929

Nazi Boycot Jewish Shops

April 1, 1933

Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany

August 19, 1934

Nazis invade Poland

September 1, 1939

Nazis invade Poland.

September 1, 1939

Hitler Takes Control of the German Army

December 19, 1941

D-Day (allied Invasion)

June 6, 1944

German Army Officers Fail Assasination atempt on Hitler

July 20, 1944

German forces in the Ruhr surrender

April 18, 1945

Mussolini is captured and hanged by Italian partisans; Allies take Venice

April 28, 1945

First atomic bomb dropped, on Hiroshima, Japan

August 6, 1945

Second atomic bomb dropped, on Nagasaki, Japan.

August 9, 1945

Japanese surrender

September 2, 1945

WWII Ends, the United Nations is born.

October 24, 1945