World War II

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World War II

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World War II

1939

September 1st, 1939

1939

September 3rd, 1939

1940

June 10th,1940

1940

1941

July 10th,1940

June 22, 1941

World War II

1939-1945

World War II begins as Germany invades Poland

France and Great Britain declare war on Germany

Italy enters the war as a member of the Axis

Germany launches an air attack on Great Britian

Germany and the Axis Powers attack Russia with huge force of over four million troops.

1941

December 7, 1941

The Japanese attack the US Navy in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. THe next day the US enters World War II on the side of the Allies.

1942

June 4, 1942

The US Navy defeats the Japanese navy at the Battle of Midway.

1944

1945

1945

1945

1945

1945

June 6, 1944

April 30, 1945

May 7, 1945

August 6, 1945

August 9, 1945

September 2, 1945

D-Day Allied forces invade France and push back the Germans.

Adolf Hitler commits suicide because he knows Germany lost the war.

Germany surrends to Allies.

US bombs Hiroshima, Japan with Atomic Bomb. First atomic bomb used in war. Killed 80,000 instantly. Final death toll 135,000.

US bombs Nagasaki, Japan with Atomic Bomb. Bigger than the first, killed 40,000, destroying 3/4 of the town. Final death toll 50,000.

Japan Surrenders. End of WWII. Emperor Hirohito broadcast the news to the Japanese people and it was the first time his voice was heard on the radio.

World War II -The deadliest military conflict in history. Over 60 million people were killed, 2.5% of the world population.


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