1900-1950 Rebecca Sutton

Events

U.S. passes Neutrality Acts

August 31, 1935

Prohibits the export of arms, ammunition, and implements of war.

Creastion of the Einsatazgruppen

1938

Death squads responsible for mass killings in WWII

German-soviet Non-aggression pact

August 23, 1939

Divided eastern Europe into German and Soviet spheres of influence.

German invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939 - October 6, 1939

Hitler wanted to regain lost territory and rule Poland.

Fall of France

May 10, 1940 - June 25, 1940

Germany launched on France and the low countries.

Battle of Britain

July 10, 1940 - October 31, 1940

German invasion of Soviet Union

June 22, 1941 - December 5, 1941

Largest German military operation of WWII

Japanese attack On Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Led to the U.S. entry of WWII

United States enters WWII

December 8, 1941

U.S. declares war on Japan

Executive Order 9066

February 19, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4, 1942 - June 7, 1942

Battle of Stalingrad

August 23, 1942 - February 2, 1943

D-Day (Allied Invasion of Europe)

June 6, 1944 - June 30, 1944

Liberation of First Holocaust camp

July 23, 1944

Partisans Shoot Mussolini

April 29, 1945

Adolf Hitler commits suicicde

April 30, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

V-J Day

September 2, 1945

Nuremburg trials

November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946