WWII

Events

HItler Makes Nazi Party

1919

Hitler creates the Nazi political party

Beer Hall Putsch

1924

Hitler tries to overthrow the government with a drunken mob and fails

Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

1933

After President Hindenburg dies Hitler gains power and becomes chancellor of Germany

Night of the Long Knives

June 30 1934

Hitler begins killing off any political opponents that might stand in his way of controlling German.

German invasion of Austria

March 12 1938

German Soviet non aggression pact

1939

Hitler signs the German Soviet non aggression pact with Joseph Stalin to declare that they will not fight against one another. Hitler later breaks this pact in 1941

German invades Czechoslovakia

March 1939

German invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939

Germany invades Poland causing France and Great Britain to declare war on Germany

Fall of France

1940

After being invaded by Hitlers Nazi's France surrenders

Battle of Britain

July 10, 1940 - October 31, 1940

Germany began bombing London and other major cities of England in order to demoralize them

US enters WWII

1941

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor FDR declares war on Japan and the other Axis powers

German Invasion of Soviet Union

June 22, 1941 - December 5, 1941

Hitler send his men to invade Soviet Russia and after several unsuccessful battles, fails and is forced to retreat

Pearl Harbor Attack

December 7, 1941

Japan bombs Pearl harbor

Stalingrad

August 23 1942 - February 2 1943

Battle in the city of Stalingrad, Soviets were able to push the Germans back

D-Day

1944

The Allies storm the beaches of Normandy, France. Is still the biggest invasion in military history

Hitler committed suicide

April 30, 1945

After Allied forces our nearing Hitlers bunker he takes his wife and dog and kills them and then himself in his bunker

VE Day

May 8, 1945

Germany surrenders to the Allied forces ending the war in Europe

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

08/06/1945

The US drops two atomic bombs on Japan on Nagasaki and Hiroshima causing Japan to surrender

VJ Day

August 14, 1945

Japan surrendered to the US after dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki