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September 1,1939- September 2, 1945

September 1, 1939

Germany invades Poland.

September 3, 1939

France and Britain declare war on Germany; WWII begins.

December 7, 1944

Pearl Harbor attack.

June 6, 1944

D-Day; operation overlord.

February 1945

Yalta Conference

April, 1945

Mussolini, Hitler, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt pass away.

May 7, 1945

Germany surrenders.

May 8, 1945

Victory in Europe Day

July, 1945

Postdam Conference, War in the Pacific begins.

August 6, 1945

Hiroshima atomic bombing.

August 9, 1945

Nagasaki atomic bombing.

August 14, 1945

Japan surrenders.

August 15, 1945

Victory in Japan Day.

September 2, 1945

Japan officially surrenders on the U.S.S. Missouri.

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