Michael Fink

World War 2 Timeline

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Japan invades Manchuria

September 18, 1931

Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany by President on Hindenburg

January 20, 1933

FDR begins his presidency of the US

March 4, 1933

Italy invades Ethiopia

October 2, 1935

Germany invades the Rhineland area

March 7, 1936

Germany invades Austria

March 11, 1938

Kristallnaght occurs

November 9, 1938

Nazi-Soviet Nonagression Pact is signed

August 23, 1939

Britain and France declare war on Germany

September 3, 1939

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

September 3, 1939

Germany invades Denmark

April 9, 1940

Germany invades Norway

April 9, 1940

Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

Hitler takes over France and divides it into zones

June 22, 1940

Tokyo is bombed in the Doolittle Raid

April 18, 1942

Battle of the Coral Sea takes place

May 4, 1942

Allied troops storm Guadalcanal

August 7, 1942

Italy surrenders to the Allies

September 8, 1943

Battle of the Bulge occurs

December 16, 1944

Franklin Roosevelt dies

April 12, 1945

Russian army storms Berlin

April 16, 1945 - April 24, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

Japan surrenders

August 15, 1945