6th hour: Leach

Main

Japanese succesfully 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 office of president,declares himself leader of Germany

August 2, 1934

Pres. Hindenburg dies

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

Sept. 3, 1934 - May 8, 1945

Nazi party institutes the Nuremberg Laws

1935

Italy invades Ethiopia

Oct. 3, 1935

Germany invades the Rhineland area

March 7, 1936

Germany invades Austria

Mar. 12, 1938

The sudetenland area is ceded to Germany through the Munich Pact

Sept. 30, 1938

Kristallnaght occurs

Nov. 9, 1938

Britain and France declare War on Germany

Mar. 31, 1939

Nazi-Soviet Nonaggresion Pact is signed

Aug. 23, 1939

Germany invades Poland

Sept. 1, 1939

Roosevelt creates Office of Scientific research & Development

Jan. 28, 1940

...to have scientists develop new weapons

Germany invades Denmark

April 9, 1940

Germany invades Norway

April 9, 1940

Germany forces trap theFrench, Britishtroops &force them to retreat to Dunkirk

May 10, 1940

Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britian

May 10, 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 Britian nightly (Battle of Britain begins)

Sept. 3, 1940

Germany invades Belgium

Oct. 5, 1940

Allied troops land in North Africa

Feb. 12, 1941

FDR signs the Lend-Lease Act

March 11, 1941

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 1941

FDR and Winston Churchill negotiate the Atlantic Charter

Jan. 1, 1942

US surrenders Bataan in the Philipines

April 10, 1942

Tokyo is bombed in the Doolittle Raid

Apr. 18, 1942

Battle of the Coral Sea takes place

May 4, 1942 - May 8, 1942

Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of the Midway

June 7, 1942

Allied troops storm Guadalcanal

Aug. 7, 1942 - Feb. 9, 1943

Germans attack the Soviet Union

August 23, 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 23, 1943

Italy surrenders to the Allies

Sept. 8, 1943

Allies liberate Paris after four years of Germany occupation

Aug. 25, 1944

Battle of the Bulge occurs

Dec. 16, 1944 - Jan. 25, 1945

Yalta Conference takes place

Feb. 4, 1945 - Feb. 11, 1945

Franklin Roosevelt dies

April 12, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

1st test of the Manhattan Project

July 16, 1945

Us drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Aug. 6, 1945

Japan Surrenders

Aug. 15, 1945

Russian army storms Berlin

April 15, 1948 - May 2, 1948