Maria Wohlsdorf - World War II Timeline

Events

Sept. 1939 Hitler takes Poland

Sept. 1939

Winter 1939-1940 "Phony War"

Nov. 1939 - March 1940

April 1940 Denmark and Norway taken by Hitler

April 1940

May 1940 Holland and Belgium taken by Hitler

May 1940

May-June 1940 Setback at Dunkirk

May 1940 - June 1940

June 1940 Germans take Paris

June 1940

Aug.-Sept. 1940 Battle of Britain

Aug. 1940 - Sept. 1940

June 1941 Germans take Greece

June 1941

June 1941 "mobile killing units" in Russia

June 1941

June 1941 Soviet Campaign

June 1941

Dec. 1941 Pearl Harbor

Dec. 1941

Jan. 1942 Wannsee Conference

Jan 1942

Nov. 1942-Feb. 1943 Stalingrad

Nov. 1942 - Feb. 1943

Nov. 1942-May 1943 "Desert Fox"

Nov. 1942 - May 1943

April 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Fights Back

April 1943

Sept. 1943 Italy Soft Underbelly

Sept. 1943

Nov. 1943 Tehran Conference

Nov. 1943

June 6 1944 D-Day

June 6 1944

Winter 1944-1945 Battle of Bulge

Nov. 1944 - March 1945

Feb. 1945 Yalta conference

Feb. 1945

April 28 1945 Mussolini is killed

April 28 1945

April 30 1945 Hitler and Eva commit suicide

April 30 1945

May 7 1945 Germany surrenders

May 7 1945

May 8 1945 VE Day

May 8 1945

July 1945 Potsdam Conference

July 1945

Aug 6/9 1945 Hiroshima/Nagasaki

aug. 7 1945

Aug. 14 1945 VJ Day

Aug. 14 1945

Nov. 20 1945 - Oct. 1 1946 Nuremberg Trials

November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946