WWII History Timeline By: Matthew Pye

Events

Treaty of Versailles

June 28th 1919

Beer Hall Putsch

8th November 1923 - 9th November 1923

Hitler becomes Chancellor

30th January 1933

Reichstag fire

27th February 1933

Dachu Opens

22nd March 1933

Enabling Act

23rd March 1933

Night of Long Knives

30th June 1934 - 2nd July 1934

Occupation of the Rhineland

7th March 1936

Anschluss

12th March 1938

Munich Agreement

29th September 1938 - 30th September 1938

Kristallnacht

9th November 1938 - 10th November 1938

Pact of Steel

22nd May 1939

Battle Of Britain

10th July 1939 - 31st October 1939

Nazi-Soviet non Aggression pact

23rd August 1939

Invasion of Poland

1st September 1939 - 6th October 1939

German Invasion of BeNeLux

10th May 1940 - 25th June 1940

Evacuation of Dunkirk

27th May 1940 - 4th June 1940

Operation Barbarossa

22nd June 1941 - 5th December 1941

Siege of Leningrad

8th September 1941 - 27th January 1944

Pearl Harbour Attack

7th December 1941

Battle of Hong Kong

8th December 1941 - 25th December 1941

Battle of the Coral Sea

May 4, 1942 - May 8, 1942

Battle of Midway

3rd June 1942 - 7th June 1942

Battle of Stalingrad: July 17th 1942- February 2nd 1943

July 17th 1942 - February 2nd 1943

Battle of Guadalcanal

7th August 1942 - 9th February 1943

Dieppe Raid

9th August 1942

2nd Battle of El Alamein

23rd October 1942 - 5th November 1942

Operation Torch

8th November 1942 - 10th November 1942

Casablanca Conference

14th January 1943 - 24th January 1943

Battle of Ortona

20th December 1943 - 28th December 1943

D-Day

6th June 1944

Operation Market Garden

17th September 1944 - 25th September 1944

Battle of the Bulge

16th December 1944 - 25th January 1945

Battle of Iwo Jima

19th February 1945 - 26th March 1945

Battle of Okinawa

1st April 1945 - 22nd June 1945

VE Day

8th May 1945

Vidkun Quisling Takes Power

9th May 1945

Bombing of Hiroshima

6th August 1945

Bombing of Nagasaki

9th August 1945

VJ Day

2nd September 1945