The Events of WWII


Germany Attacking Poland

September 1939

At 4:45 a.m, some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory.

Germany invades Norway and Denmark

April 1940

Germany invades Belgium and the Netherlands

May 1940

Germany begins bombing Britain

July 1940

Germany invades the Soviet Union

June 1941

Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The U.S. declares war on Japan

December 1941

Japan captures Singapore

February 1942