WW11 Timeline

Hanne Jensen

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Britain and France enter the war

September 1939

Because of Germany invading Poland, Britain and France declare war on Germany.

Germany Invades Poland

September 1939

Germany invades Poland and starts WW11

Germany invades the Soviet Union

June 1941

Russia was invaded by Germany so they entered the war.

Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 1941

Because of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, the US entered WW11.

The Tide Turns

June 1942

The Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of Midway.

Italy surrenders

September 1943

When Italy surrendered, they left the war.

D-day

June 1944

D-day: Allied troops land in France and begin invasion.

Germany Surrenders

May 1945

When Germany surrendered, it ended WW11 in Europe

Atomic bombs dropped on Japan

August 1945

The US dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Japan Surrenders

September 1945

Japan signs surrender agreement, ending war.