just two days before hitler was killed.
Renewed the provisions of the 1935 act for another 14 months. It also forbade all loans or credits to belligerents.
broke out in Europe–enemies Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union surprised the world by signing the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact.
The German-Soviet Pact which stated that Poland was to be partitioned between the two powers, enabled Germany to attack Poland without the fear of Soviet intervention
German and British air forces clashed in the skies over the U.K, locked in the largest sustained bombing campaign to that date, a significant turning point of World War II.
the United States did not enter the war until after the Japanese bombed the American fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941.
Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor.
was a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt
The United States Navy defeated a Japanese attack against Midway Atoll, marking a turning point in the war in the Pacific theatre.
of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II
he killed himself and then his wife killed herself.
was the public holiday celebrated to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces
at the order of President Harry S. Truman, dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending world War II.