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Recent Event Highlights: Germany invades..again, and 12 more...
Created by FreddieCruger
on Mar 10, 2011
Last updated: 03/11/11 at 09:51 AM
The United States drops two atomic bombs on Japan.
Hitler kills himself and Germany surrenders.
Allied forces land on the beaches of Normandy.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Normandy
Allies capture Sicily. Italy stops fighting the Allies.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allied_invasion_of_Sicily
Germany fails to capture the city of Stalingrad.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad
Germany invades the Soviet Union.http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005164
The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor.
Hitler orders the destruction of Europe's Jewish populationhttp://www.whyguides.com/why-did-hitler-hate-the-jews.html
Germany invades and conquers Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France.http://yad-vashem.org.il/about_holocaust/chronology/1939-1941/1940/chronology_1940_5.html
The Battle of Britian takes place.http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WWbritainB.htm
Franco establishes a dictatorship in Spain.http://www.spanish-talk.co.uk/about-spain/general-franco/
Germany invades Poland. Allies declare war on Germany.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Poland
Germany invades and takes over Austria and Czechoslovakiahttp://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/austria_and_1938.htm
Spanish civil War breaks out.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Civil_War
Italy invades Ethiopia. http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/chronology/thisday/1935-10-03.htm
Japanese forces take control of Manchuria.