Prohibited the export of “arms, ammunition, and implements of war” from the United States to foreign nations at war.
German-Soviet Non-aggression pact
August 23, 1939
Germany and the Soviet Union agreed to take no military action against each other for the next 10 years.
Creation of the Einsatzgruppen
Played an integral role in the implementation of the “Final solution to the Jewish Question” in territories conquered by Nazi Germany.
German invasion of Poland
September 1, 1939
Poland was partitioned by Germany and the USSR for the 4th time in its history
Fall of France
May 10, 1940 - June 25, 1940
Germany and France signed an armistice and the result was a split of the country until the allied landings.
Battle of Britain
July 10, 1940 - October 31, 1940
the Battle of Britain ended when Germany’s Luftwaffe failed to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force. Britain’s decisive victory saved the country from a ground invasion and possible occupation by German forces
German Invasion of Soviet Union
June 22, 1941 - December 5, 1941
The Failure of Barbarossa forced Nazi Germany to fight a two-front war against a coalition possessing immensely superior resources
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941
Made the United States join in WWII
United States enters World War II
December 10, 1941
Made it possible for the allies to win more likely.
Executive Order 9066
February 19, 1942
authorized the removal of any or all people from military areas “as deemed necessary or desirable.”
Battle of Midway
June 4, 1942
was a major naval battle that resulted from the decoding of Japanese messages and led to major damage to the Japanese army.
Battle of Stalingrad
July 17, 1942 - February 2, 1943
it stopped Germany from advancing into the Soviet Union and was a good turning point in the war for the allies
D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)
June 06, 1944
allied troops landed on the French coast to fight against Nazi Germany in Normandy.
Liberation of First Holocaust camp
July 23, 1944
Majdanek was found by the Allies and was full of sick and starving people and was saved by the Allies.
Partisans Shoot Mussolini
April 28, 1945
Mussolini was shot while trying to flee to Switzerland. He was later hung upside down publicly.
Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide
April 30 1945
Hitler shots himself and eats a cyanide pill and 8 days later Germany surrenders to the Allies.
May 8, 1945
Allies victory over the axis power, German Soldiers laid down their arms and stopped fighting and were defeated on a final cease-fire.
Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945
U.S becomes the first and only nation to use an atomic bomb during war. The bomb dropped on Nagasaki ended the war with Japan surrendering unconditionally.
September 2, 1945
Japan formally surrenders to the U.S on the U.S.S. Missouri and stands for victory over Japan day.
November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946
A series of 13 trials who included the defendant( the Nazi Party) against such charges and crimes against peace and set the milestone for a permanent international court.