WW11 Project Abby Turbeville

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  • Annexation of Sudetenland

    Annexation of Sudetenland
    https://www.britannica.com/place/Sudetenla The Annexation of Sudetenland happened on October 1, 1938 lasted 9 days and ended October 10,1938. The German soldiers were supposed to invade the Czech. The German soldiers invaded because the Sudetenland had a great German population and Hitler had a plan and wanted to bring the German people back together all under Nazi rule.
  • Island Hopping

    Island Hopping
    https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ushistory/chapter/the-war-in-the-pacific/ Island hopping was a military strategy created by the Allies against Japan. It was basically where the US would invade and take over an island and making a military base where they invaded. Island hopping majorly helped the Allies and most definatley helped them win WWII.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/pearl-harbor Pearl Harbor was a devastating day for the US. Japanese aircraft dropped bombs on Pearl Harbor on December 7th in 1941 early in the morning. This event killed over 2,400 soldiers and civilians and also wounded more than 1,000 people.
  • The Phillipines

    The Phillipines
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippines_campaign_(1941%E2%80%931942) The Phillipines was attacked on December 8 of 1941 shortly after on the same day of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Japanese invaded by the sea off of the coast of Formosa over 200 miles away from the Philippines.The Battle of the Phillipines lasted from Decmeber 8, 1941 to May 8, 1942.
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/japanese-american-relocation Japanese Internment Camps were Executively ordered through President FDR Executive order 9066. There was a policy from
    roughly February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946. Anyone of Japanese decent would be relocated to these camps that kept you isolated from your friends and families sometimes. These camps held about 120,000 people of Japanese decent.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Midway The Battle of Midway was a naval battle that happened roughly 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This battle lasted from June 4, 1942 to June 7, 1942. The American Navy defeated a fleet of Japanese soldiers leaving damage behind.
  • Guadal Canal

    Guadal Canal
    Guadal Canal was a battle that happened because the US wanted to use the Guadal Canal as a base to eventually neutralize the Japanese base at Rabaul. The Japanese soldier stationed there were way outnumbered. Despite this Japan made several efforts to try and stop US soldiers. These battles lasted all the way up until February 9, 1943 when the US eventually won.
  • Stallingrad

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad Stalingrad was one of the biggest battles in World War II. Germany along with it's allies sought to get control of Stalingrad against the Soviet Union. This was among the bloodiest and deadliest battles in history. This battle lasted from August 23, 1942 to February 2,1943. It resulted in a Soviet victory which was a huge victory and a turning point of the war.
  • Los Alamos

    Los Alamos
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Alamos_National_Laboratory Los Alamos was organized for buildin atomic bombs for the Manhattan Project. It was established in late 1943. Later in 1943 the worlds first atomic bomb was set off 200 miles away from Los Alamos at Trinity.
  • D-Day

    https://www.history.com/dday D-Day was an invasion of Normandy, France where there were German soldiers. This happened on June 6, 1944. The allied forces all came together and attacked the Germans in Normandy. The allies attacked and won with over 155,000 soldiers and made that attack the turning point of WWII.
  • Meeting at Yalta

    Meeting at Yalta
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yalta_Conference The meeting at Yalta was held on February 4, 1945 until February 11, 1945. Three men met there. These 3 men were President FDR, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. The meaning of this meeting was to discuss post-war peace and the reestablishment of Europe.
  • Fall of Berlin

    Fall of Berlin
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Berlin This was a win for the Soviets. The Battle of Berlin started April 16, 1945 and lasted until May 5, 1945. This was the last major battle that happened in Europe during World War II. This battle resulted in the end of Hitler's reign and the German army surrendering.
  • Death of Hitler

    Death of Hitler
    https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/death-of-hitler-video The death of Adolf Hitler happened on April 30, 1945. There are many theories of how Hitler really died but the most common one is that he committed suicide. He took a cyanide capsule then he made his bodyguard shoot him. Two others important to him also died that day, his dog which he fed a cyanide capsule to and his girlfriend that mysteriously disappeared. He did all of this because he was really paranoid about the Russians.
  • Meeting at Potsdam

    Meeting at Potsdam
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potsdam_Conference The Meeting at Potsdam was a meeting again with 3 men just like Yalta except the US had a different president. This meeting took place on July 17, 1945 and ended August 2, 1945. This meeting was to figure out what to do with Germany who agreed to surrender unconditionally a little later. At this meeting they also discussed peace treaties and post war things.
  • Hiroshima

    https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/bombing-of-hiroshima-and-nagasaki Hiroshima is a city in Japan. On August 6, 1945 the US dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima with permission from England which resulted in an Allied victory.