Timeline created by daniellejordan
In History
  • Vichy France begins

  • Japan joins Axis

    This was when the countries that were against the allies got together in WWII. Germany, Japan, and Italy.
  • Battle of Britain

    War fought entirly by air forces.
  • Japanese ambassadors arrive in Washington DC

  • FDR approves "shoot on sight"

    This was a policy that was against vessels interfering with American shipping.
  • Pearl Harbor attacked

    Japan invaded Pearl harbor. Not long after, the US declared war oin Japan.
  • Germany and Italy declare war on US

    Germany and Italy have announced they are at war with the United States. America immediately responded by declaring war on the two Axis powers.
  • Bataan death march

    More than 75,000 men were surrendered, it happened after the Battle of Bataan.
  • Battle ofCoral Sea

    This was a battle with series of naval engagements.
  • Battle of midway

    Most important naval battle.
  • Guadalcanal

    This was a battle that was fought on an island.
  • General Eisenhower and his forces land in North Africa

  • End of Battle of Stalingrad

    Nazi Germany wanted control over stalingrad and they fought the soviet union.
  • Sicily falls

    The codename was operation husky, this was an invasion.
  • Rome falls

  • D-Day

    This had to do with invasions and the battle of Normandy beaches.
  • MacArthur returns

    He returned to the Philippines after being gone for so long.
  • Kamikaze attacks begin

    Kamikaze attacks begin
    This was made to destroy as many warships as possible.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Happened in Luxembourg, Germany, and Begium.
  • US flag raised on Mt. Suribachi

    This was the flag that was raised to basically mark our territory.
  • Okinawa taken

    The battle of Okinawa started officially.
  • Truman becomes president

    Harry S. Truman becomes president of the United States.
  • Hitler commits suicide

    He commited suicide.
  • U-boats sink merchant vessels

    The sinking of suvillian ships.
  • V-E Day

    There was a victory in Europe that was celebrated.
  • Hiroshima

    Near the end of WWII, the U.S. dropped a bomb on Hiroshima and killed 80,000 people.
  • Nagasaki

    A bomb from the U.S. A lot like Hiroshima.
  • V-J Day

    Victory over Japan.
  • Formal surrender of Japan

    After accepting the allies terms, Japan surrendered.
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