WWII

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  • Nazi Invasion on Poland

    Nazi Invasion on Poland
    This Invasion began WWII
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    WWII

  • Three Countries Invaded by Germany

    Three Countries Invaded by Germany
    Germany invades France, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg. Winston Churchill becomes Britain's prime minister.
  • The Battle of Dunkirk

    The Battle of Dunkirk
    The Battle of Dunkirk was a battle in the Second World War between the Allies and Germany. A part of the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation of British and allied forces in Europe from 24 May to 4 June 1940.
  • End of the evacuation of dunkirk

    End of the evacuation of dunkirk
    The evacuation at Dunkirk ends. 338,000 troops were rescued. Churchill declares that Britain will never surrender.
  • Stalingrad

    Stalingrad
    On June 22, 1941, four million troops poured over the Russian border. Within one month, over two and half million Russians had been killed, wounded or captured. The Germans made tremendous advances into Russia into portions of Moscow, Leningrad, and Stalingrad.
  • Germany invades Russia

    Germany invades Russia
    Germany invades Russia. Hitler orders "maximum cruelty" against civilians, which results in fanatic Russian resistance.
  • Japan losing naval superiority

    Japan losing naval superiority
    The battle of Midway. Four Japanese carriers are sunk, and one American carrier. Japan's naval superiority is lost.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    On D-Day, June 6, 1944 , General Dwight Eisenhower led U.S. and Allied troops in an invasion of Normandy, France. The armies fought their way through France and Belgium and into Germany while Russian troops fought from the east. On May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered.
  • Adolf Hitlers Death

    Adolf Hitlers Death
    Hitler commited sucicde, shooting himself in the head.
  • The first atomic bomb dropped on japan

    The first atomic bomb dropped on japan
    The U.S Dropped the Atomic bomb on Japan after they attacked are naval forces in hawaii