Period 7 Part 4

Timeline created by Rebecca Ellinger
In History
  • Nazi Germany Invaded Poland

    Nazi Germany Invaded Poland
    Germany invading Poland would begin World War 2.
  • Sitzkrieg

    Sitzkrieg
    A phony war for the first eight months of World War 2.
  • Manhatten Project Began

    Manhatten Project Began
    The Manhattan Project started the nuclear age.
  • France Fell to Germany

    France Fell to Germany
    This ended the war on the Western front.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    This was the first battle fought in the air.
  • America First Committee Launched

    America First Committee Launched
    A group against entering World War 2.
  • Destroyers-for-Bases Deal

    Destroyers-for-Bases Deal
    US ships were given to England for land.
  • Congress Instituted the Draft

    Congress Instituted the Draft
    This draft was the first peacetime draft.
  • Lead-Lease bill

    Lead-Lease bill
    This bill let the U.S. give foreign aid.
  • Roosevelt gave his "Four Freedoms" speech.

    Roosevelt gave his "Four Freedoms" speech.
    Roosevelt said the all the countries in the world deserved the same basic freedoms of the U.S.
  • USS Kearny Attacked

    USS Kearny Attacked
    The Germans attacked a US boat before they were in the war.
  • Reuben James Sank

    Reuben James Sank
    The Reuben James was sunk by a German submarine.
  • Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The Attack on Pearl Harbor brought America to war.
  • Battle of Bataan

    Battle of Bataan
    This was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    The Bataan Death March was the forced transfer of POWs.
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    Battle of the Coral Sea
    This was a Naval Battle between the US and Japan in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was a turning point in the war against Japan.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    This was the end of the Axis in North Africa
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    This was the biggest battle in World War 2, where the Soviet Union defended Stalingrad.
  • Island Hopping Campaign Begins

    Island Hopping Campaign Begins
    This military strategy was to go island to island, defeating the Japanese.
  • Casablanca Conference

    Casablanca Conference
    This was a meeting between Churchill and Roosevelt.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    Strategy meeting between Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    This was the beginning of the opening of the Western Front.
  • MacArthur Returned to the Philippines

    MacArthur Returned to the Philippines
    MacArthur returned to the Philippines to free them from the Japanese.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    This was the last German offence of WW2.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The three head of the Allied countries met to plan the defeat of the Axis.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    The US captured the island of Iwo Jima.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The last battle of World War 2.
  • FDR death and Harry Truman Became President

    FDR death and Harry Truman Became President
    The death of FDR was the end of the four term presidency.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    This was the end of the War in Europe.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    This was the last conference of the big 3.
  • Little Boy Dropped on Hiroshima

    Little Boy Dropped on Hiroshima
    This began to end the war against Japan.
  • Fat Man Dropped On Nagasaki

    Fat Man Dropped On Nagasaki
    This did end the war on Japan.
  • VJ day

    VJ day
    This was the end of World War 2.
  • FDR Elected to a 4th Term

    FDR Elected to a 4th Term
    This would cause the 22nd Amendment
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    These military trials convicted the generals who committed war crimes.
  • Japanese War Crime Trials

    Japanese War Crime Trials
    This was a military trial which tried the Japanese leaders.