Lifted the arms embargo and put all trade with some nations under the terms of “cash-and-carry.” American ships were barred from transporting goods to belligerent ports.
September 29, 1938
Munich Pact was signed and it seals the fate of Czechoslovakia and handing it over to Germany in the name of peace.
Lend Lease Act
March 11, 1941
Principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
December 7, 1941
Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory. The bombing killed more than 2,300 Americans
June 6, 1944
Allied Forces of Britain, America, Canada, and France attacked German forces on the coast of Normandy, France. Allies attacked and gained a victory that became the turning point for World War II in Europe
Death of FDR
April 12, 1945
Suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage; he died later that day, and was succeeded in office by his vice president, Harry S. Truman
May 8, 1945
Commemorates the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allied forces in 1945, ending World War II in Europe
July 26, 1945
Defining terms for Japanese surrender is a statement that called for the surrender of all Japanese armed forces during World War II
Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 6, 1945
US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan. Three days later a second atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki
September 2, 1945
Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II
November 20, 1945
Trials held in which the Allies prosecuted German military leaders, political officials, industrialists, and financiers for crimes they had committed during world war ii