World War II Events

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Japan Invades Manchuria

September 19, 1931

Second Sino-Japanese War

July 7, 1937

Rape of Nanking

December, 1937

Hitler Invades Poland - Start of WWII

September 1, 1939

Japan Invades French Indochina

September, 1940

Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Japan had control of Hong Kong, Guam, Wake Island

January 1942

Japan has control of Malay Peninsula, SIngapore, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Celebs

February 1942

Bataan Death March

April 9, 1942

Battle at Coral Sea

May 7, 1942

Battle of Midway

June 4, 1942

Battle for Guadalcanal

August 7, 1942

Battle of Leyte Gulf

October 1944

Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 1945

Battle of Okinawa

april 1945

Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Atomic Bomb dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

Japan Surrenders

September 2, 1945