Allied Powers (GREEN) Axis Powers (RED) Both (BLUE) By Justine Nellis
Took place in Paris and involved more than 32 countries. Discussed options and developed many treaties. Created the War-Guilt clause against Germany. Constructed the Treaty of Versailles
Intergovernmental organization founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference. It's goals were to prevent wars through collective security and disarmament and settling international disputes through negotiation and arbitration. Later on however, the League of Nations failed.
Led by the NSDAP in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. During it's struggle, the National Socialist party promised to recover Germany's lost national pride.
Took place when German military entered the Rhineland, violating the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. This was the first time the Germans went to the Rhineland after World War I.
Adolf Hitler announces an union between Germany and Austria. Kurt von Schuscnigg holds a referendum for a vote on the issue. Austria becomes one with Germany. Hitlers first major step in his creation of a greater Germany Reich.
Was a non aggression pact signed in Moscow. The agreement gave Hitler the right to invade Poland and guaranteed that Nazi Germany wouldn't have to fight the USSR.
Invasion of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union that marked the beginning of World War II .
Was a settlement allowing Nazi Germany's annexation of Czechoslovakia's border area's, which resulted in Sudetenland. Held in Munich, Germany. Was signed by Germany, France, The United Kingdom, and Italy.
Nazis invade France and within 6 weeks, France surrenders. Germany forces occupy Northern France for the remainder of the war while a puppet government was established at Vichy in Southern France.
Battle between the Allies and Germany. Defence and evacution of British and allied forces in Europe.
Second World War air campaign waged by German air force against the United Kingdom. They wanted to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force. Largest and most sustained aerial bombing campaign to date. Targeted air craft factories and ground infrastructure.
Was the code name for the invasion of the Soviet Union. Over 4 million soldiers invaded USSR along a 2,900 km front. Failure erupted when Hitler's demands for further operations in the USSR were not met.
Attack by the Japanese, against the United States at Pearl Harbor. 188 aircraft were damaged, and 2402 civilians were killed. The following day the United States declared war on Japan
Battle between Axis and Allies of the Western desert campaign, fought in El Alamein, Egypt. Stalled the Axis advance in Egypt, the Suez Canal, and of gaining access to the Middle Eastern and Persian oil field, via North Africa
Nazi Germany and it's allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in southwest Soviet Union. Among the bloodiest battles in the history of warfare. As a result decisive soviet victory, destruction of the 6th Army, Axis forces begin to decline in Eastern Front.
Allies of World War I land on mainland Italy by General Harold Alexander's 15th Army Group. Took place during the Italian Campaign. In southern Italy "Operation Bay town" took place, resulting in the Italian units surrendering immediately.
The day of the Normandy landings initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupations during World War II and drove against the Nazi troops.
During the end phases of World War II, United States dropped an atomic bomb on both cities, causing mass destruction and the death of millions of people. Japan surrenders, bringing World War II to and end.