World War 2 timeline

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  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany invades Poland
    What happen-Germany invaded Poland by setting of war in Europe.The Soviet Union also invaded Poland and the Baltic nation.
    Why it happen - Because after heavy shelling and bombing,Warsaw surrendered to the Germans.
    Effects/Impact - Rejection of Germany’s proposal for a roadway. Britain and France back Poland with a guarantee.
  • Germany bombed London

    Germany bombed London
    What happen-Luftwaffe unleashed a merciless bombing campaign against London and Britain's major cities.
    Why it happen - The Blitz refers to the strategic bombing campaign conducted by the Germans against London and other cities in England.
    Effects/Impacts-the bombing started proper on the afternoon of the 7th. Almost 1,000 German aircraft - over 300 bombers escorted by 600 fighters.The bombing continued for the next 76 nights.

    Website: bbc.com/uk & Histor place.com
  • Lend-Lease

    Lend-Lease
    What happen -Robert Toft correctly noted that the bill would "give the president power carry a kind of undeclared war all over the world".Then Roosevelt transfer ships and planes to the British.
    Why it happen -To providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War 2.So they got military base's by giving British Navy warships.
    Effects/Impacts -Neutrality act of 1939 -the act enabled the British to keep fighting until events led america into the conflict.
    Website: history.com
  • Japan bombed Pearl Harbor

    Japan bombed Pearl Harbor
    What happen -Japan made a surprise attack at pearl harbor in the morning.The navy thought they were plane training then started dropping bombs in the water.
    Why it happen - The Japanese did not see their attack on Pearl Harbor as foolish at all.Japanese would have been to absorb the colonial Far Eastern of France.
    Effects/Impacts -surprise bombing of the American naval harbor of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941
    Website www.wnd.com
  • U.S declares war

    U.S declares war
    What happen -US declared war cause the pearl harbor situation with the naval ship.
    Why it happen -Because the Pearl harbor bombed when all the navy soldiers died on December 7,1941. The United States of America was suddenly & deliberately attacked by Naval and Air Forces on the Empire of Japan and Nazi Germany.
    Effects/Impacts -The US will have war with japan cause of the navy ship base. 3,000 casualties in Hawaii. Japan was in there war planes and people got scared. Website:History.com
  • Germany declared war on U.S

    Germany declared war on U.S
    What happen-Germany declared war against the United States, in by the United States government.
    Why it happen -Because after Pearl Harbor attack U.S. was going to have war. They were going to have war with Empire Japan, but Hitler war with U.S .
    Effects/Impacts -The U.S. Navy was already attacking German U-boats, and Hitler despised Roosevelt for his repeated verbal attacks against his Nazi. United States convenience they would beat him to the punch and declare war on Germany.Website:history.com
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    What happen -Hitler army was on Europe mainland Normandy and then American,British & Canadian force fought Hitler army on the mainland.
    Why it happen -Because Hitler had war with U.S,Poland and the Canadians want to help the U.S beat Hitler.
    Effects/Impacts -156,000 American,British & Canadian forces landed on five beaches. Along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified cost of Frances Normandy. D-Day is used as military lingo for a day an operation,event will take place. Website:history.com
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    Germany invades France & captures Paris

    What happen-Germany attacked in the west on May 10, 1940. Initially.German forces would attack through central Belgium.
    Why it happen-Italy entered the war on 10 June 1940 and attempted an invasion of France. Despite their declaration of war against Germany, Britain and France did little militarily to aid Poland.
    Effects/Impacts-The campaign against the Low Countries and France lasted less than six weeks.
    Website:History.com
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    Battle of Midway

    What happen -The United States Navy defeated a Japanese attack against Midway Atoll. marking a turning point in the war in the Pacific.
    Why it happen - Because Chuichi Nagumo, commander of fleet that attacked Pearl Harbor, launches raid on Midway Island.
    Effects/Impacts -Making a war point into a Pacific threat area for warships. United States defeated Japan in one of the most decisive Naval battles of World War 2. Molossia.org & history.com
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    Battle of Stalingrad

    What happen- The Nazi Army bombs the Soviet city of Stalingrad.
    Why it happen - German advance into the Soviet Union and marked the turning of the tide of war in favor of the Allies.
    Effects/Impacts - One of the bloodiest in history. Successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad. Combined military and civilian casualties of nearly 2 million.
    Website: history.com
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    U.S bombed Japan

    What happen- American dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japan city of Hiroshima.
    Why it happen- Japan didn't want to surrender for world war 2. So the U.S had to take it to their own hands.
    Effects/Impacts- Japan surrendered and brought world war 2 to a end of happiness. The bomber plane was called 'Enola Gay'. World's first Atomic bomb to be deploy over Japan ever.
    Website:History.com & cnn.com