World War II

Main

Germany

Hitler becomes leader of Nationalist/Socialist party

07/29/1921

Hitler occupies demilitarized Rhineland

1936

Munich Conference

1938

Occupation of the Sudetenland

1938

Germany invades Poland

1939

Germany defeats France

1940

Germany surrenders at Stalingrad

1943

The war in Europe is over

May 7, 1945

Great Britain

Churchill becomes British Prime Minister

1940

United States

Pearl Harbor

12/07/1941

The United States drops a bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

1945

Japan

Japanese surrender and World War II is officially over

April 14, 1945