WWII

Turning Point Battles

Battle of Midway

1942

Stopped them from going east, he broke the Japanese code

Battle of Coral Sea

1942

First Navy battle with Navy ships but ships never fired on each other, only Aircraft Carriers. We stopped Japanese from taking Australia.

Battle of Alamein

1942

Battle where British pushed Germans out of North Africa.

Battle of the Bulge

1944

While Germany was in a two front war they thought they should send all of there troops to fight the US other then Russia. Germany made a bulge in the battle but the Americans and British never brook.

Events

Hitler becomes Fascist Dictator of Germany

1933

He also creates the Nazi Political Party.

Britain and France delare war on Axis

1939

Germany invades Denmark and Norway

1940

Germany invades Denmark and Norway. Denmark surrenders on the day of the attack; Norway holds out until June 9.

Pearl Harbor

1941

Japan bombed US for oil, they also attacks Philippines

British troops defeat the Germans and Italians

1942

British troops defeat the Germans and Italians at El Alamein in Egypt, sending the Axis forces in chaotic retreat across Libya to the eastern border of Tunisia.

Allied forces land in southern France near Nice

1944

Allied forces land in southern France near Nice and advance rapidly towards the Rhine River to the northeast.

V-J Day

1945

Victory in Japan. After US dropped 2 Atom Bombs, Japanese surrender.

Hitler commits suicide

1945

Hitler and his newly wed wife commit suicide together.

V-E DAy

1945

Victory in Europe Day. After a few weeks after Hitler Commits Suicide, Europe surrenders.