World War 2

Events

German invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939 - October 6, 1939

Official start of the war

France and Britain Declare War on Germany

September 3 1939

Both allies of Poland

Japenese Bombing of Pearl Harbor

12/7/41

Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor in the early morning hours. The US enters the war

D Day

June 6, 1944

Allied forces invaded northern France in a series of beach landings in Normandy.

Hitler Commits Suicide

4/30/45

Knowing that defeat was imminent, Hitler committed suicide by a gunshot wound to the head.

Germany Surrenders

May 7th, 1945

The Soviets were approaching the German capital of Berlin from the east, Western Allies were approaching it from the west. Due to the death of Hitler, Karl Donitz carries out the surrender of the Nazis.

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

US drops the first of two atomic bombs.

Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

US drops Atomic bomb and Japan surrenders