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Soviet Union

Finnland invaded

November 1939 - March 1940

Finns outnumbered and outgunned but resisted
SU won just because of numbers

Japanese

Guam Wake Island Fall

December 1941

Pearl Harbor Attack

December 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor Hawaii
Americans decoded message, just didn't know when
Japanese attack 19 ships 2300 Americans killed

Day of Infamy

December 7, 1941

Roosevelt "A day which will live in infamy"
Congress accepted request for deceleration of war

Philippines

January 1942 - April 1942

Manila and Bataan Peninsula

Battle of Midway

June 4, 1942

Battle of Guadalcanal

February 1943

Holocaust

Nuremberg Laws

1935

Kristallnact

November 9, 1938

Small Assasin Squads

1941

"Final Solution"

January 1942 - May 1945

Germany

Invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939 - September 3, 1939

Blitzkreig --- Wanted Levinstrom
Brought France and GB in
Poles lacked technology - fell

Phony War

April 1, 1940 - April 9, 1940

French & GB and Germany mobilized to Maginot Line after G and FB declared war

Hitler ends it by attacking Denmark

Invading France

May 1940

Sweep of Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemberg
Rescue at Dunkirk
Strategy to strike at France, keep Allies attention on those countries

War In Balkans

June 1940 - April 1941

Balkan countries :Southeast European countries
Wanted to build bases there for plan to attack Soviet Union & for GB not to interfere
Persuaded Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary to join Axis
Force: Yugoslavia(surr. 11 days), Greece (17)

France Falls

June 22, 1940

Germans take control of Northern Italy
Southern: Vichy

H Attacks Egypt

September 1940 - June 1942

Brit controlled Egypt
Feb 1941: Brit had 130k italian prisoners
Hitler sent Afrika Korps (Erwin Rommel)
March 1941: Brits retreated to Tobruk, Libya
Mid Jan 1942: Rommel back to where he started
June 1942: Rommel pushed GB to desert & seized Tobruk

Battle of Britain

September 7, 1940 - May 10, 1941

AKA The Blitz
Can't get rid of Royal Air Force RAF so bomb cities 57 nights in a row - want them to give up

Invasion of Soviet Union

June 22, 1941 - January 1942

S.U. : Largest army in world but not well equipped or trained
500 miles into SU, SU scorched-earth strategy
Sept. 8: G put Leningrad under Siege, SU forced to surrender

Battle of Stalingrad

August 23,1942 - February 2, 1943

November 1942: Germans controlled 90% city
November 19: SU troops outside city counterattacked
February 2: Germans surrendered
GERMANS NOW DEFENSIVE - TURNING OF TIDES

Debarkation Day

June 6,1944

Battle of The Bulge

December 16,1944