Germany And The World War II

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Germany invaded Poland which cause Britain, New Zealand, and France to declare war on Germany, starting World War Two. (September 1-3, 1939) Royal air force attacks the German navy (September 4, 1939) United states proclaims neutrality in the war (September 5, 1939) Canada declares war on Germany (September 10, 1939) First German air raids on London (August 23, 1940) German Blitzkrieg against Britain starts, London is a target, German air raids on cities - Southampton, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool and Manchester (September 7, 1940) Hungary joins the Axis powers (November 20, 1940) Romania joins the Axis powers (November 23, 1940) Germany invades Greece and Yugoslavia (April 6, 1941) Yugoslavia surrenders to Germany (April 17, 1941)…show more content…
lands on Iwo Jima (February 19, 1945) U.S. troops trap Germans in the Ruhr (April 1, 1945) Harry Truman becomes president after Franklin Roosevelt dies (April 12, 1945) The U.S. drops the Atomic Bomb “Little Boy” on Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) The U.S. drops the Atomic Bomb “Fat Man” on Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) The Japanese surrender to end World War II (August 14, 1945) Germany’s raid on Poland came as a surprise because before the war started they had agreed to a nonaggression pact. Poland then gained multiple pieces of land from Germany. During the war the Germans signed a pact with the Soviet Union which allowed Germany to attack Poland without the Soviets intervening. Germany broke the pact with Poland and attacked them. When Germany attacked it only took a matter of weeks until they defeated Poland. The attack on Poland caused multiple countries to declare war against Germany, starting World War II. D-Day was an attack launched by the Allied Powers against France. The Allied troops stormed the beaches of France in a surprise attack. They used 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes and 150,000 troops in the
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