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WORLD WAR II
Japan invades China, initiating
World War II in the Pacific.
September 1, 1939
Germany invades Poland, initiating
World War II in Europe.
June 10, 1940
Italy enters the war. Italy invades
southern France on June 21.
September 27, 1940
Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite
Pact. They become the “AXIS” powers
AXIS POWER LEADERS
December 7, 1941
Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.
December 8, 1941
The United States declares war on
Japan, entering World War II.
ALLIED POWERS FORMED
ALLIED POWER LEADERS
D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 British and US troops
successfully land on the Normandy beaches
of France, opening a “Second Front” aga...
April 30, 1945
Hitler commits suicide.
May 7, 1945
Germany surrenders to
the western Allies.
GERMANY SURRENDERS
TRUMAN DROPS THE BOMB
August 6, 1945
The United States drops
an atomic bomb on
Hiroshima.
August 9, 1945
The United States...
September 2, 1945
Having agreed in
principle to
unconditional
surrender on August
14, 1945, Japan
formally surrenders,
end...
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  1. 1. WORLD WAR II
  2. 2. Japan invades China, initiating World War II in the Pacific.
  3. 3. September 1, 1939 Germany invades Poland, initiating World War II in Europe.
  4. 4. June 10, 1940 Italy enters the war. Italy invades southern France on June 21.
  5. 5. September 27, 1940 Germany, Italy, and Japan sign the Tripartite Pact. They become the “AXIS” powers
  6. 6. AXIS POWER LEADERS
  7. 7. December 7, 1941 Japan bombs Pearl Harbor.
  8. 8. December 8, 1941 The United States declares war on Japan, entering World War II.
  9. 9. ALLIED POWERS FORMED
  10. 10. ALLIED POWER LEADERS
  11. 11. D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 British and US troops successfully land on the Normandy beaches of France, opening a “Second Front” against the Germans.
  12. 12. April 30, 1945 Hitler commits suicide. May 7, 1945 Germany surrenders to the western Allies. GERMANY SURRENDERS
  13. 13. TRUMAN DROPS THE BOMB August 6, 1945 The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. August 9, 1945 The United States drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
  14. 14. September 2, 1945 Having agreed in principle to unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, Japan formally surrenders, ending World War II. JAPAN SURRENDERS
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