Annexation of SudetenlandThe Annexation of Sudetenland was prepared by the Sudeten Germans. Allies agreed to concede the Sudetenland to Germany in exchange for peace.
Pearl HarborPearl Harbor was a U.S. Naval base located in Honolulu, Hawaii that was attacked by Japan on December 12th 1941. Japanese torpedo bombers flew 50 above the water and attacked U.S. ships.
The PhilippinesAt the start of World War ll the Philippines were apart of United States territory. Nine hour after the attack on Pearl Harbor the Japanese Empire attacked the commonwealth of the Philippines. https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=46
Japanese Interment CampsEstablished during World War ll by Franklin Roosevelt through Executive Order 9066. Any people of Japanese decent has to enter isolated camps in the West.
Battle of MidwayBattle between the U.S. navy and the Japanese imperial navy. This occurred only six months after the attack of Pearl Harbor. Resulted in American victory.
StalingradGermany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad.
GuadalcanalFirst major offensive victory for the Allies in the Pacific.U.S. Marines launched a surprise attack on Japanese troops.
Video and info- https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-guadalcanal
D-Day156,000 American, British, and Canadian forces landed on five beaches of Normandy’s region. Largest seaborne invasion in history.
Meeting at YaltaMeeting of the leaders of the United Kingdom, United States, and Soviet Union, Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin. Discussed the nation conquered and destroyed by Germany.
Death of HitlerAdolf Hitler was the German, Nazi party leader and dictator during World War ll. Under his influence Germany became a very powerful country, and is responsible for the death of over 6 million people. After Germany's fall he took his own life on April 30, 1945.
Fall of BerlinLast major battle in Europe during World War ll. The surrender of Germany against the Soviet Army.
Los AlamosDesolate county in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Scientist successfully exploded the first atomic bomb. This was also known as the "Trinity test", or "Manhattan Project".
Meeting at PotsdamThe last meeting between the big three, Winston Churchill and his successor Clement Attlee, Harry Truman, and Joseph Stalin. They discussed the punishment for war criminals and reparations.
HiroshimaOn August 6, 1945 an American B-29 Bomber dropped the first atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The bomb wiped out 90% of the city. The bomb was dropped after Japan's refusal to surrender.