World War II Timeline

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World War II
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World War II Timeline

World War II Timeline

April 12: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies unexpectedly of a stroke. The U.S. grieves for the loss of their beloved president. Vice-president Harry Truman is sworn into office.

February 19: US Marines capture the strategic island of Iwo Jima in the Pacific.

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May 7: Germany finally gives up and surrenders to the Allies! This day is remembered as VE Day.

August 6: An atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan after an ignored ultimatum.August 9: Three days later another atomic bomb destroys Nagasaki, Japan. Both bombs were dropped on cities that contained factories for war materials. Over 120,000 people died.

September 2: Japan surrenders to the Allies! The war is finally over! (Yay!)

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Well done, soldier!


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