WWII Project

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In History
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack by the Japanese. Pearl Harbor was a naval base in Honolulu. Killing 2,403 people and destroying or damaging 19 U.S ships.
  • The Philippines

    The Philippines
    The Philippine islands were American territory. Japan led a surprise attack on the Philippines islands just hours after the Pearl Harbor attack. Eventually the Japanese took over the Philippines. Source:http://countrystudies.us/philippines/21.htm
  • Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad went from August 1941-February 1943. This was a battle between Russian forces, Nazi Germany, and the Axis Powers. This battle is famous for being the longest, bloodiest battle in modern warfare. Nearly two million troops were killed or injured in battle. Source https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-stalingrad
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    The Japanese Internment Camps started on February 19, 1942 and went to March 20, 1946. This was the forced relocation of the Japanese Americans by the U.S government. The government was scared that the Japanese Americans would help by being a saboteurs or espionage agent.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway went from June 4, 1942 to June 7, 1942. This was a Battle between the U.S Navy and Japanese Navy. This turned the ww2 in the pacific to the favor of the Allies.
  • Guadalcanal

    The Japanese landed on Guadalcanal to construct and airbase. The Allied Forces captured the airbase from them. Japanese lost too many supplies and were forced to leave the island. This was the turning point in the pacific war. Source:https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-guadalcanal
  • Island-Hopping

    Island-Hopping was making military bases on the islands. Giving whoever has the military base on the island a higher advantage at the sea. The Allied Powers would also attack and take over other military bases on the islands.
  • D-Day

    American, British, and Canadian arms landing on the beaches of Normandy. This invasion is known as the largest in history. the Allied army had 5,000 ships and 11,000 aircrafts. More than 4,000 Allied troops lost their life in the storming of Normandy. Source: https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day
  • Meeting at Yalta

    Meeting at Yalta
    The Meeting at Yalta went from February 4, 1945 to February 11, 1945. This was a meeting with the heads of government from Untied States, The Untied Kingdom, and the Soviet Union to talk about the after math of the war and the organization of Germany and Europe.
  • Fall of Berlin

    Fall of Berlin
    The Fall of Berlin was from April 16, 1945-May 2, 1945. Stalin made a surprise attack to capture Berlin from Germany. Stalin had 20 armies 8,500 aircrafts, and 6,500 tanks. Source:http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/berlin.htm
  • Death of Hitler

    Death of Hitler
    Hitler Died of a suicide. Hitler took his life when the Soviet armies were taking over Berlin and e knew there was no stopping them. Hitler died with his wife. His wife died of poison Hitler died of gun shots.
  • Los Alamos

    Los Alamos
    This is were the united states had one of their bomb research and development labs for the Manhattan Project. This is were the First Atomic Bomb began to take place.
  • Meeting at Potsdam

    Meeting at Potsdam
    The Meeting at Potsdam went from July 17, 1945 to August 2, 1945. This was a discussion about peace. President Harry Truman, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and the soviet primer Joseph Stalin were all at the meeting calling them the Big Three.
  • Hiroshima

    Harriet S. Truman was the president that decided to drop the bomb on Hiroshima to make the Japanese surrender. The bomb killed millions of people including a lot of civilians. although this bomb was not the last it was an attempt to have the Japanese surrender. Source:https://www.history.com/news/hiroshima-nagasaki-bombing-wwii-cold-war
  • Annexation of Sudetenland

    Annexation of Sudetenland
    Sudetenland wanted to annex from Germany. This caused Sudenten Nazis to terrorize the Sudetenland to try and unite with Germany. Hitler was using the Sudetenland to eventually take over Czechoslovakia.