WWII Timeline

Timeline created by hunt1085
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The first battle ever fought completely with air force. The Royal Air Force protected the UK from the German Air Force's attacks.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor was when the Japanese bombed Hawaii. This initiated the United States involvement in the war in Europe and in the Pacific.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    This battle was when Germany turned on its allies the Soviet Union and began a war on three fronts. Many WWII analysts believe this to be the greatest mistake Hitler made.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    American and Filipino POWs in Japan were forced to march 70 miles from one concentration camp to another.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    This was a battle in WWII fought in the ocean between the US and Japan. After this battle, the US gained control over the island of Midway.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The day where US and British troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. This was one of goriest days of the war with over 150,000 casualties.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    This was the last German offensive in WWII. It was also the battle with the most allied casualties throughout the entire war.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    This was the day that Victory in Europe was officially recognized.
  • Dropping Atomic Bomb

    Dropping Atomic Bomb
    The United States dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is the only time any country has used nuclear weapons on another country,
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    This is the day that Victory over Japan was officially recognized.