History: Stacy

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American History 1:WWII Timeline

Japnese successfully invade Manchuria

September 19 1931

Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany

January 30 1933

FDR begins his presidency of US

March 4 1933

Hitler declares himself leader of Germany

August 2 1934

Nazi party institutes Nuremburg Laws

1935

Italy invades Ethopia

October 3 1935

Germany invades the Rhineland area

March 7 1936

Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals in Berlin

August 3 1936

Germany invades Austria

March 12 1938

Sudetenland area ceded through Munich Pact

September 30 1938

Kristallnaght occurs

November 9 1938

November 9

Britain and France declare war on Germany

March 31 1939

Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact is signed

August 23 1939

Battle of the Atlantic occurs

September 1939 - 1945

Germany invades Poland

September 1 1939

FDR expands the Navy

November 4 1939

Germany invades Denmark/Norway

April 9 1940

French forces troops to retreat to Dunkirk

May 10 1940

Hitler takes over France

June 22 1940

FDR creates OSRD

June 28 1940

Hitler begins bombing Britain nightly

September 3 1940

Tripatite Pact is signed, Axis powers formed

September 27 1940

Germany invades Belgium

October 5 1940

FDR and Churchill negotiate Atlantic Charter

January 1 1941

Allied troops land in North Africa

February 12 1941

FDR signs Lend-Lease Act

March 11 1941

Japan attacks Pearl harbor

December 7 1941

FDR issues Executive Order 9066

February 19 1942

US surrenders Baatan in Philippines

April 10 1942

Tokyo is bombed in Doolittle Raid

April 18 1942

Battle of Coral sea takes place

May 4 1942 - May 8 1942

Allies defeat Japan in Battle of Midway

June 7 1942

Germans attack Soviet Union at Stalingrad

August 23 1942

Axis troops surrender in USSR

February 2 1943

Afrika Korps surrender to Allies

May 13 1943

Allies invade the island of Sicily

July 10 1943

Allied troops storm Guadalcanal

August 7 1943

August 7-9

Tojo takes control of Japan

February 21 1944

D-Day takes place

June 6 1944

MacArthur returns to the Phillippines

October 20 1944

Battle of Bulge occurs

December 16 1944

December 16 1944 -Jan. 25 1945

Russian troops discover Auschwitz

January 27 1945

Yalta conference takes place

February 4 1945 - February 11 1945

American forces to capture Iwo Jima

February 15 1945

FDR dies

April 1945

Hitler commits suicide

April 30 1945

V-E Day

May 8 1945

Allied troops invade Okinawa

June 1945

Potsdam conference takes place

July 17 1945 - August 2 1945

US passes Neutrality Acts

August 1945

US drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima

August 6 1945

Japan surrenders

August 15 1945