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Germany invades Norway

April 9 1940

Germany invades Denmark

April 9 1940

Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain

may 10 1940

German forces trap French & British troops & force the retreat at Dunkirk

June 4 1940

Italy declares war on Britain and France

june 10 1940

Hitler takes over France and divides it into zones

June 22 1940

Hitler begins bombing britain nightly (Batlle of Britain begins)

July 10 1940

germany invades Belgium

october 5 1940

FDR signs the Lend-Lease act

March 11 1941

FDR creates the OSRD to develope new weapons

May 1941

Germans attack the Soviet Union at Stalingrad

June 22 1941

FDR & Churchill negotiate the Atlantic Charter

August 9 1941 - August 12 1941

Japan attacks pearl Harbor

December 7 1941

Allies defeat Japan at the Battle of Midway

April 6 1942

US surrenders Bataan in the Philippines

April 9 1942

Tokyo is bombed in the Doolittle raid

April 18 1942

Battle of the Coral Sea takes place

May 4 1942 - May 8 1942

Allied troops storm Guadalcanal

August 7 1942

Allied troops land in North Africa

November 8 1942

The last troops of the Afrika korps surrender to the Allies

May 1 1943

Benito Mussolini is stripped of power & arrested

July 25 1943

Italy surrenders to the allies

September 8 1943

D- Day takes place

June 6 1944

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Allies liberate Paris after 4 years of German occupation

August 1944

Battle of the Bulge occurs

December 16 1944 - January 25 1945

Franklin Roosevelt dies

April 12 1945

Russian army storms berlin

April 24 1945

V-E day

May 8 1945

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6 1945 - August 9 1945

Japan surrenders

September 2 1945

1930's

Japanese successfully invade Manchuria

September 1931

Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany by president Von Hindenburg

January 30 1933

FDR begins presidency of the US

march 4 1933

Hitler becomes leader of germany and pres. Hindenburg dies

August 1934

Nazi party institutes the Nuremberg laws

September 15 1935

Italy invades Ethiopia

October 1935

Germany invades the Rhineland area

January 1936

The Sudetenland is ceded to Germany through the Munich pact

March 1938

Germany invades Austria

March 1938

Kristallnaght occurs

November 9 1938 - November 10 1938

Germany invades Poland

January 9 1939

Nazi-Soviet nonaggression pact is signed

August 14 1939

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

September 1939 - May 1940

Britain and France declaire war on Germany

September 3 1939