Japan invades Manchuria. This is part of the Japanese starting to imperialize China
He led the US through WW2 and the great depression. Also he is responsible for the New Deal and 100 days of reform
He is a major player in WWII. While running a successful war effort he also killed 6 million jews out of hatred. As of right now he is just chancellor of Germany
This signifies that they have no need for peace and they plan to wage war
He is still a major player in world affairs
This forms one of the major alliances in the war. These countries will go on to add Italy to the alliance
Japanese soldiers marched in and raped and killed over 300000 chinese citizens
When hitler annexed Czechoslovakia, the world appeased him. This means that the world let him take the country hoping that he will stop there.
FDR was told by Albert Einstein and other scientists that the atom bomb is possible
This signifies Italy entering the war on the axis side. They become a strong force on the war
The Japanese attack pearl harbor and kill 3000 people. This also cripples the US navy fleet. This event causes the US to enter the war
With another big country coming into the war, the death toll skyrockets. The US ends up officially ending the war
This once again shows the power of alliances in this world war
This was a human rights violation committed by the japanese. They marched there POW's 80 miles and many died due to lack of food and water. Also they were beaten and stabbed with bayonets
This was one of the battles in the pacific. It was used as part of the island hopping campaign
With an eventual US victory, heavy casualties were incurred on both sides
One of the axis powers falls
With Italy now part of the allies they are stronger than ever. This also signifies a weakening of the axis powers
These bombings killed about 135,000 Germans, including civilians; this attack causes about 80% of the city to be destroyed
The allies land on normandy and launch a large offensive
The last German offensive in the West
Harry Truman takes over and eventually drops the bomb
This ends his reign of terror. The nazi party has no leadership now.
This stands for Victory in Europe Day. With Germany and Italy surrendered, there is only one enemy left, Japan
This will prove to be very important as the war is ended with this weapon
This will start the systematic beating down of the Japanese. The entire city is destroyed.
This will severely cripple the japanese military and moral
Japan accepts the allies terms and surrenders. The war is over!