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Japanese successfully invade Manchuria

Sept 19, 1931

Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany by President von Hindenburg

Jan 30, 1933

FDR begins his presidency of the US

March 4, 1933

Hitler abolishes the office of president

Aug 2, 1934

Nazi party institutes the Nuremberg Laws

Sept 15, 1935

Italy invades Ethiopia

Oct 3, 1935

Germany invades the Rhineland area

March 7, 1936

Germany invades Austria

March 13, 1938

Sudentenland area is ceded to Germany through the Munich Pact

Sept 29, 1938

Kristallnaght occurs

November 9, 1938

Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact is signed

August 23, 1939

Germany invades Poland

Sept 1, 1939

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

September 3, 1939

Britain and France declare war on Germany

Sept 3, 1939

Hitler takes over France and divides it into zones

Oct 10, 1939

Germany invades Norway

April 9, 1940

Germany invades Denmark

April 9, 1940

Germany invades Belgium

May 10, 1940

Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

Germany traps the French and British troops to retreat to Dunkirk

May 27, 1940

Italy declares war on Britain and France

June 10, 1940

Hitler begins bombing Britain nightly

Sept 7, 1940 - May 1941

FDR signs the Lend-Lease Act

March 11, 1941

Roosevelt creates the (OSRD) to have scientists develop new weapons

June 28, 1941

FDR and Winston Churchill negotiate the Atlantic Charter

Aug 9, 1941 - Aug 12, 1941

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

Dec 7, 1941

US surrenders Bataan in the Philippines

April 3, 1942

Tokyo is bombed in the Doolittle Raid

April 18, 1942

Battle of the Coral Sea takes place

May 4, 1942

Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of the Midway

June 4, 1942

Germans attack the Soviet Union at Stalingrad

July 17, 1942 - Feb 2, 1943

Allied troops land in North Africa

Aug 1942

Allied troops storm Guadalcanal

August 7, 1942

The last troops of the Afrika Korps surrender to the Allies

May 13, 1943

Benito Mussolini is stripped of his power and arrested

July 24, 1943

Italy surrenders to the Alies

September 8, 1943

D-Day takes place

June 6, 1944

Allies liberate Paris after four years of Germany occupation

Aug 19, 1944

Battle of the Bulge occurs

December 16, 1944

Yalta Conference takes place

Feb 4, 1945 - Feb 11, 1945

Franklin Roosevelt dies

April 12, 1945

Russian army storms Berlin

April 24, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

1st test of the Manhattan Project

July 16, 1945

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima

Aug 6, 1945

Japan surrenders

September 2, 1945