WWII Event Timeline

Timeline created by jryan78
In History
  • German Invasion of Poland

    German Invasion of Poland
    Germany invaded Poland with an arsenal of over 2,000 tanks and over 1,000 planes to fight with. They broke through the defenses of Poland and advanced on Warsaw. Poland surrendered on September 27, 1939 and the Germans came out successful.
  • German Invasion of France and the Capture of Paris

    German Invasion of France and the Capture of Paris
    This happened because the Germans were trying to gain as much land and power as possible. What happened was as France was invaded, they were told to hold out as long as possible because there was word that America would come to help them. Germany eventually captured Paris and Canadian troops came through giving some hope to those trapped in Paris.
  • German Bombs Britain and the Battle of Britain

    German Bombs Britain and the Battle of Britain
    After Germany's win over Paris, they were looking for a new target which turned out to be Britain. They started the bombings on Britain on July 10, 1940, which marked the beginning of the Battle of Britain. Germany had Britain outnumbered in terms of soldiers, but Britain had a few advantages, such as better planes and because Germany had come into this war with little knowledge and intelligence. In the end Britain came out with the win, which marked one of Hitler's first defeats.
  • Japan Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Japan Bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • Internment of Japanese Americans During WWII

    Internment of Japanese Americans During WWII
  • Battle of Bataan and Bataan Death March

    Battle of Bataan and Bataan Death March
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
  • D-Day Invasion to Begin the Liberation of Western Europe

    D-Day Invasion to Begin the Liberation of Western Europe
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima