WWII Timeline

Events

US passes Neutrality Acts

August 31, 1935

Creation of the Einsatzgruppen

March 1938

German-Soviet Non-aggression pact

August 1939

German invasion of Poland

September 1 1939

Fall of France

May 10, 1940 - June 25, 1940

Battle of Britain

July 10, 1940

German Invasion of Soviet Union

June 22, 1941 - Dec 5, 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

United States enters World War II

December 8, 1941

Battle of Stalingrad

1942 - February 1943

Executive Order 9066

February 19, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4 1942 - June 7 1942

Partisans Shoot Mussolini

September 8, 1943

D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)

June 6, 1944 - June 30, 1944

Liberation of First Holocaust camp

July 23, 1944

Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide

April 30, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 1945

V-J Day

September 2, 1945

Nuremberg Trials

Nov 20, 1945 - Oct 1, 1946