World War Two Timeline

Timeline created by 21crichardson
  • Germanys invasion of Poland

    Germany invaded Poland from land and air. This was the start of ww2. when Great Britan and France declared war against Germany
  • Pearl harbor

    What officialy brought America into WW2. When japanese bombers attacked the US navy port called Pearl Harbor. The americans thought this was just a practice run before the attack.
  • D-Day

    When American, Canadian, And british forces stormed Normandy beach. one of the most Deadliest Attacks of the war.
  • Battle of the bulge

    last major battle against the germans. American forces held a line when the german blitzkreig suprise failed.
  • battle of iwo jima

    a battle between japan and the us broke out in the island of iwo jima. their goal was to capture the entire island including all airfields. the us was successful in their attack.
  • battle of okinawa

    a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa. by United States Marine and Army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army.
  • Victory in Europe day (VE Day)

    the day the nazis finally surrendered to the allied forces, Germanys defeat
  • bombing of hiroshima and nagasaki

    after the nazis defeat and most of imperial japan has been defeated the us did one last mission, and that was to drop the nuke "little boy" on hiroshima and "Fat man" on nagasaki
  • vj day

    the day the allied powers won against the imperial army in japan, overall the axis powers have been defeated
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    Germany used a new tactic in war called Blitzkrieg Meaning Lightning War. It was successful In the invasion of Poland. And they used it against France.