WWII

Events

US passes Neutrality Acts

1935 - 1941

German- Soviet non-aggression pact

August 23, 1939 - June 1941

German invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939

Battle of Britain

1940

Fall of France

May 10, 1940 - June 25, 1940

Creation of the Einsatzgruppen

1941 - 1945

German Invasion of Soviet Union

June 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

United States enters World War II

December 8, 1941

Executive Order 9066

February 11, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4, 1942 - June 7, 1942

Battle of Stalingrad

July 17, 1942 - February 2, 1943

D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)

June 1944 - August 1944

Liberation of First Holocaust camp

July 1944

Nuremburg Trials

1945 - 1949

Partisans Shoot Mussolini

April 28, 1945

Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide

April 30, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945

V-J Day

August 14, 1945