Travis K WW2

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In History
  • Japan Joins Axis

    The three major Axis power, Germany, Japan, and Italy were part of a military alliance on the signing of the Tripartite Pact in September 1940
  • Battle for britain

    name given to the air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom.
  • Hitler Breaks Non-Agression agreement and invades the soviet union

    It was a non-aggression pact under which the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany each pledged to remain neutral in the event that either nation were attacked by a third party. It remained in effect until 22 June 1941, when Germany started its invasion of the Soviet Union.
  • Pearl harbor Attacked

    The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from influencing the war that the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia, against Britain and the Netherlands, as well as the U.S. in the Philippines.
  • German and Italy declare war on us.

    In support of their Axis ally Japan, Germany and Italy declare war on the United States on December 11. In the United States, Congress responds by approving President Roosevelt’s request for a declaration of war against Germany and Italy.
  • MacArthur pomises to return to the Philippines

    Washington asked MacArthur to amend his promise to, “We shall return”. He became the first father and son to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
  • Bataan Death March

    The Bataan Death March (also known as The Death March of Bataan) took place in the Philippines
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    The Battle of the Coral Sea was a series of naval engagements off the north-east coast of Australia between 4 and 8 May 1942.
  • Battle Of Midaway

    The Battle of Midway, fought in June 1942, must be considered one of the most decisive battles of World War Two. The Battle of Midway effectively destroyed Japan’s naval strength when the Americans destroyed four of its aircraft carriers.
  • Guadalcanal

    a mountainous island; the largest of the Solomon Islands in the independent state that is a member of the British Commonwealth
  • End of battle of stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad
  • Rome Falls

    Fall of Rome was the 5th century historian Zosimus, but the best-known name connected with the Fall of Rome is Edward Gibbon. Historians of ancient Rome have long been fascinated with the fall of this powerful empire.
  • D-Day

    D-Day is told through the voices of people who participated in the planning and execution of the invasion, and in the battle for the Normandy beaches.
  • Kamikaze attacks begin

    These attacks, which began in October 1944, followed several critical military defeats for the Japanese. They had long lost aerial dominance due to outdated aircraft and the loss of experienced pilots.
  • Battle of the bulge

    the last German offensive on the Western Front, an unsuccessful attempt to divide the Allied forces and prevent an invasion of Germany
  • Truman Becomes president

    Truman becomes President after presiding in the Senate on Thursday, April 12, 1945, as it debated a water rights treaty with Mexico, Vice President Truman was summoned to the White House by Steve Early, President Franklin Roosevelt's press secretary.
  • Hitler commits Suicide

    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin. He commited sucide by ingesting poison.
  • V-E Day

    It just stands for "Victory in Europe Day"
  • Hiroshima

    a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
  • nagasaki

    a city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day, also known as Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred
  • Formal Surrender of Japan

    two weeks after acceping the Allies terms, Japan formally surrendered. The ceremonies, less than half an hour long, took place on board the battleship USS Missouri, anchored with other United States' and British ships in Tokyo Bay.