World War II Timeline

Events

US passes Neutrality Act

Aug 31, 1935

Creation of the Einsatzgruppen

1939 - 1945

German-Soviet Non-aggression pact

Aug 23, 1939

German invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939 - October 6, 1939

Fall of France

May 10, 1940 - June 25, 1940

Battle of Britain

July 10, 1940 - October 31, 1940

German Invasion of Soviet Union

June 22, 1941 - December 5, 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor/ US enters WWII

December 7, 1941

Executive Order 9066

February 19, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4, 1942 - June 7, 1942

Battle of Stalingrad

August 23, 1942 - February 2, 1943

D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)

June 6, 1944

Liberation of First Holocaust camp

July 23, 1944

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 15, 1945 - September 2, 1945

Nuremberg Trials

November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946