WW2

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Civil war in Spain.

1936 - 1939

Hitler and Stalin signed the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact.

August 23, 1939

Japan signs the Tripartite pact w/ Germany and Italy

September 1941

Germany

Hitler retook the Rhine Land.

March 7, 1936

Hitler took over Bohemia and Moravia.

March 1939

German forces invade Poland.

September 1, 1939

Blitzkreig is used against other countries.

April 1940

Paris was captured by Germany.

June 14, 1940

Luftwaffe launched major offense against Britain.

August 1940

Hitler invades Soviet Union.

June 22, 1941

Hitler ordered counterattack while in Soveit Union.

December 1941

Final solution was decided at the Wannsee Conference.

January 20, 1942

(SPRING) German Afrika Korps broke through British defenses in Egypt.

April 1942

First Major bombing in Cologne

5/31/1942

4 raids conducted in Dresden

February 13, 1945 - February 15, 1945

Hitler commits suicide.

April 30, 1945

German commanders surrender.

May 7, 1945

Japan

Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.

December 7, 1941

Battle of Coral Sea

May 7, 1942 - May 8, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4, 1942

First Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Second A-bomb dropped on Nagasaki.

August 9, 1945

Japan surrendered.

August 14, 1945

Italy

Italy invaded Ethiopia.

October 1935

Italy declared war on Britain and France.

June 10, 1940

Rome falls to the Allies.

June 4, 1944

Mussolini was executed by Italian partisans.

April 28, 1945

USA

US declares war on Japan.

December 8, 1941

FDR issued executive order 90066

February 19, 1942

DDAY- allied forces storm the beaches of Normandy.

June 6, 1944

A-Bomb succesfully tested in New Mexico

July 16, 1945

Britain

Strategic bombing started.

September 1940

France

France signs armstice with Germany.

June 22, 1940