6th Period: Aramcharoen

WWII Timeline

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Japanese successfully invade Manchuria

9/19/31

Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany by President von Hindenburg

1/30/33

FDR begins his presidency of the US

3/4/33

Hitler abolishes the office of president. Hindenburg dies.

8/2/34

Nazi party institues the Nuremberg laws

9/15/35

Italy invades Ethiopia

10/3/35

Germany invades the Rhineland area

3/7/36

Germany invades Austria

3/12/38

The sudetenland area is ceded to Germany through the Munich Pact

9/30/38

Britain and France declare war on Germany

3/31/39

Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact is signed

8/23/39

Germany invades Poland

9/1/39

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

9/3/39 - 5/8/45

Germany invades Denmark

4/9/40

Germany invades Denmark

4/9/40

Germany invades Norway

4/9/40

Germany forces trap the French, British troops, force them to retreat to Dunkirk

5/10/40

Winston Churchill becomes the prime minister of Great Britain

5/10/40

Italy declares war on Britain and France

6/10/40

Hitler takes over France and divides it into zones

6/22/40

Roosevelt creates the OSRD to have scientists develop new weapons

6/28/40

Hitler begins bombing Britain nightly (Battle of Britain begins)

9/3/40

Germany invades Belgium

10/5/40

Allied troops land in North Africa

2/12/41

FDR signs the Lend-Lease Act

3/11/41

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

10/7/41

FDR and Winston Churchill negotiate the Atlantic Charter

1/1/42

US surrenders Bataan in the Philippines

4/10/42

Tokyo is bombed in the Doolittle Raid

4/18/42

Battle of the Coral Sea takes place

5/4/42 - 5/8/42

Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of the Midway

6/7/42

Allies troops storm Guadalcanal

8/7/42 - 2/9/43

Germans attack the soviet Union at Stalingrad

8/23/42

The last troops of Afrika korps surrender to the Allies

5/13/43

Benito Mussolini is stripped of his power and arrested

7/23/43

Italy surrenders to the Allies

9/8/43

D-Day takes place

6/6/44

Allies liberate Paris after four years of Germany occupation

8/25/44

Battle of the Bulge occurs

12/16/44 - 1/25/45

Yalta Conference takes place

2/4/45 - 2/11/45

Franklin Roosevelt dies

4/12/45

Russian army storms Berlin

4/16/45 - 5/2/45

V-E Day

5/8/45

1st test of Manhattan Project

7/16/45

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

8/6/45


Japan surrender

8/15/45