"Lighting War" using planes, tanks, and trucks, the first example of which Hitler used to crush Poland in four weeks.
Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II, Member of the Big Three, Proposed the Policy of "Europe First"
The attempted extermination of all European Jews by the Nazi State.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US during Great Depression and World War II. Member of "The Big Three"
Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
Japanese secret attack on US naval station in Hawaii. Cripples American Navy in the pacific. Forces America to enter WWII.
Dec. 8, 1941
Day that the United States declared war on Japan.
Was the alliance of United States, Great Britain, and Soviet Union against Nazi Germany during World War II.
The military strategy, set forth by Churchill and adopted by Roosevelt, that called for the defeat of Hitler in Europe before the United States launched an all-out strike against japan in the Pacific.
Battle of Midway, June 1942
A plan devised by the Japanese to attack U.S. Naval carriers stationed at Midway Island. However the plan failed due to the Americans having cracked the secret Japanese code. The result of the battle was a decisive win for the Americans as they sank all four of the attacking Japanese aircraft carriers and established overall naval equality with Japan in the Pacific.
War in Europe (1942-1945)
War in Europe (1942-1945) : Needs Definition
In World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
The countries that opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War. Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, France, and others.
War in the Pacific (1942-1945)
War in the Pacific (1942-1945) : Needs Definition
Normandy Invasion, June 6 1944
American and British forces under General Dwight Eisenhower landed on the beaches of Normandy (Omaha Beach), France, in history's greatest naval invasion.
Atomic Bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima
Happened in August 1945 and caused Japan to surrender, thus ending the war.
May 8, 1945
Date Germany Surrenders
August 14, 1945
Date Japan Surrenders, War Ends.