Allowed Japanese the get the natural resources that was in Manchuria
Allowed Hitler to take over the German Army and expand Germany, which was one of the causes of World War II
Battlefields of Spanish Civil War were a proving ground for German forces and new weapons, especially for airforce
Japan would take over a large country that produces many goods, therefore was one of the reasons for America joining the war
Britain and France appeased Germany by giving them the Sudetenland back. Trying to stop the world from a war.
Hitler wanted Germans to have more living space and to control its natural resources
Tried to keep the United States out of the war.
Nations signed the Pact, so Germany would not attack them, even though they would.
The event that marks the start of World War II.
Allowed Hitler to safeguard supply routes of Swedish ore and also to establish a Norwegian base where he could break the British naval blockade on Germany.
After France fell, the United States and Britain would have to defeat the Axis powers by themselves.
The Battle of Britain was the first battle that Germany was defeated in World War II.
Hitler saw it as an act of war and started sinking American ships.
Became the "Declaration of the United Nations", and the common purpose of the Allies
The bombing of Pearl Harbor forced the United States to enter the war.
Allowed the United States the supply Great Britain and the Soviet Union with food and war materials
Pulling off a Pearl Harbor-style air raid over Japan lifted America's sunken spirits and dampened spirits in Japan.
Turning point in the Pacific War.
With the Soviet Union winning the battle, it marked a turning point and allowed the Soviets to move west toward Germany.
If Britain and America could secure North Africa, they could start an invasion across the English Channel, which would force Hitler to divert troops from the Soviet front.
Hitler was determined to stop the Allies in Italy. The effort to free Italy did not succeed until 1945, when Germany was going to collapse.
It marked the start of the Allies' invasion of Western Europe and paved the way for Allied victory.
Germany got exterminated from France and could not use France as launch zones for their weapons.
By defeating the Japanese, the U.S. cut off their supply lines and destroyed the majority of the Japanese fleet.
Once the battle finished the Nazi's could do little, but retreat.
Established a important principle that, the idea that individuals are responsible for their own actions even in times of war
Divided Germany into four zones, one each for the Americans, the British, the Soviets, and the French. Stalin agreed to join the war against Japan and take part in an international conference.
Critical to the Untied States as a base from which heavily loaded bombers might reach Japan. Once captured, there was only one island keeping the Allies from attacking Japan
Gave a chilling foretaste of what the Allies imagined the invasion of Japan's home islands would be.
Harry S. Truman became the nations 33rd President.
General Eisenhower accepted the unconditional surrender of the Third Reich. The war in Europe was finally over.
An important Japanese military center, and after bomb was dropped every building in the city collapsed.
A second atomic bomb destroyed the city, which cause the Japanese to surrender on September 2nd.
The defeat of Japan marked the end of World War II.