WWII

Events

Japan invades Manchuria

september 19, 1931 - february 27, 1932

America Passes neutrality act

August 31, 1935

Italy invades Ethiopia

October 1935

Hitler re-militarizes the Rhineland

7 March 1936

Francisco Franco begins the civil way

1937

Bombing of Guernica

April 26, 1937

Japan attacks Nanking

December, 1937

Annexation of Czechoslovakia

1938

annexation of Austria

March 12, 1938

munich conference

September 30, 1938

Annexation of sudetenland

October 10, 1938

Spain overthrows their monarchy

1939

Soviet-Nazi non-aggression pact

August 23, 1939

Invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939

England/France declare war

September 3, 1939

Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis

1940

Dunkirk extraction

June 3, 1940

War in north Africa

June 10, 1940

France surrenders

June 17, 1940

Operation Sea Lion

September 1940

Germany air raids on London

7 September 1940 - November 21, 1940

Italy invades greece

October 28, 1940 - April 23, 1941

Lend lease act

march 1941

Germany invades the Soviet Union

June 22, 1941 - December 5, 1941

Roosevelt and Churchill meet in atlantic

August 1941

Germany siege of Leningrad

September 8, 1941 - January 27, 1944

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

America declares war on japan

December 8, 1941

Japan invades the phillipines

8 December 1941

Germany/Japan/Italy declare war on US

December 11, 1941

Ghetto revolt against the Nazis

1942

Nazis implement the "Final Solution"

Jan. 20, 1942

Bataan Death March

Apr 10, 1942 - April 15, 1942

battle of the coral sea

may 4 1942

battle of midway

June 4, 1942 - June 6, 1942

Dwight Eisenhower takes command of Allied troops in north america

Jun 25, 1942

germany attacks stalingrad

23 August 1942 - 2 February 1943

battle of el alemein

October 23, 1942 - November 5, 1942

Allied forces invade sicily/italy

July 10, 1943

Nazis force Jews and Poles into Ghettos

1944

d-day

June 6, 1944

allies free france

19 August 1944 - August 24, 1944

Douglas MacAuthur begins “Island Hopping”

1945

yalta conference

feb 4 1945 - feb 11 1945

Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 1945 - March 26, 1945

allies cross the Rhine

March 22, 1945

Battle of Okinawa

April 1, 1945 - June 22, 1945

Russian and Allied forces meet at the Elbe River

April 25, 1945

Germany Surrenders

May 7, 1945

Hiroshima bombed

8/6/1945

Nagasaki Bombed

Aug 9, 1945

Japanese Surrender

September 2, 1945

United Nations Formed

October 24, 1945

Nuremburg Trials

November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946