Major events leading up to World War II and the events during the war.
Hitler takes over Germany and names himself dictator. He begins to rebuild the military and pull Germany out of the depression.
Laws also include prohibiting the marrying Jews to non-Jews.
Japan invades China and Emperor Hiroshito takes over the resources.
Up until this point, the Soviets and the Germans have kept the peace. They split Poland and did not have anything else to do with each other. This is the turning of the War... The Soviets are able to hold off Germany even though the Axis Powers have taken over most of Europe.
This event throws the U.S. into War
The draft is put into place one week later calling for help from men against the germans.
He later tries to escape to Switzerland with his mistress.
Invasion of the Beaches of Normandy to help free France and Belgium. Invasion was led by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Within a week all German soldiers and generals surrender.
The United Nations is the agreement between many nations to never go to war again. All countries agree to try and talk peace prior to any war. All also agree that if one country is invaded all countries will help in the fight.
Japan refused to surrender so the U.S. dropped an atomic (nuclear) bomb on the city. This is the first nuclear weapon to be used in war. No other country in history has used nuclear weapons for war.
After the first nuclear bomb, Japan still refused to surrender. The second bomb was dropped as revenge for Pearl Harbor.