Major Events of World War II by Tolu

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1. 1918

1.1. November 11:World war I ends

2. 1919

2.1. April 28 - League of Nations founded.

2.2. June 28 - Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

3. 1921

3.1. July 29 - Hitler becomes leader of National Socialist

4. 1923

4.1. November 8/9 - Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch

5. 1926

5.1. September 8 - Germany admitted to League of Nations

6. 1929

6.1. October 29 - Stock Market on Wall Street crashes

7. 1932

7.1. November 8 - Franklin Roosevelt elected President of US

8. 1933

8.1. January 30 - Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

8.2. March 12 - First concentration camp opened outside Berlin

8.3. October 14 - Germany quits the League of Nations.

9. 1934

9.1. August 2 - German President Hindenburg dies.

9.2. August 19 - Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany.

10. 1935

10.1. March 16 - Hitler violates the Treaty of Versailles

10.2. March 16 - Hitler inscripts military

11. 1937

11.1. November 5 - Hitler reveals war plans during Hossbach Conference

12. 1939

12.1. January 30, 1939 - Hitler threatens Jews during Reichstag speech.

12.2. September 1, 1939 - Nazis invade Poland.

12.3. September 3, 1939 - Big countries declare war on Germany.

12.4. September 5, 1939 - United States proclaims its neutrality

12.5. September 10, 1939 - Canada declares war on Germany

12.6. September 17, 1939 - Soviets invade Poland.

13. 1940

13.1. May 15, 1940 - Holland surrenders to the Nazis.

13.2. June 3, 1940 - Germans bomb Paris

13.3. June 10, 1940 - Norway surrenders to the Nazis

13.4. June 14, 1940 - Germans enter Paris.

13.5. November 5, 1940 - Roosevelt re-elected as U.S. president

14. 1941

14.1. June 14, 1941 - United States freezes German and Italian assets

14.2. July 26, 1941 - Roosevelt freezes Japanese assets and suspends relations.

14.3. August 20, 1941 - Nazi siege of Leningrad begins

14.4. September 1, 1941 - Nazis order Jews to wear stars

14.5. September 3, 1941 - First experimental use of gas chambers

14.6. December 7, 1941 - Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor

14.7. US and Britain declare war on Japan.

14.8. December 11, 1941 - Hitler declares war on the US

14.9. December 19, 1941 - Hitler takes complete control German Army

15. 1943

15.1. January 2/3 - Germans begin withdrawal from the Caucasus

15.2. January 27, 1943 - First bombing raid by Americans on Germany

15.3. February 2, 1943 - Germans surrender at Stalingrad

15.4. March 2, 1943 - Germans begin a withdrawal from Tunisia, Africa

15.5. July 5, 1943 - Germans begin their last offensive against Kursk

15.6. July 24, 1943 - British bombing raid on Hamburg

15.7. October 13, 1943 - Italy declares war on Germany

16. 1944

16.1. January 6, 1944 - Soviet troops advance into Poland

16.2. January 22, 1944 - Allies land at Anzio in Italy

16.3. February 15-18 - Allies bomb the monastery at Monte Cassino

16.4. May 11, 1944 - Allies attack the Gustav Line south of Rome.

16.5. May 12, 1944 - Germans surrender in the Crimea.

16.6. May 15, 1944 - Germans withdraw to the Adolf Hitler Line.

16.7. May 25, 1944 - Germans retreat from Anzio

16.8. June 27, 1944 - U.S. troops liberate Cherbourg, France.

16.9. July 18, 1944 - U.S. troops reach St. Lô, France.

17. 1945

17.1. March 6, 1945 - Last German offensive of the war

17.2. In April - Allies discover stolen Nazi art and wealth

17.3. April 1, 1945 - U.S. troops encircle Germans in the Ruhr

17.4. April 18, 1945 - German forces in the Ruhr surrender.

17.5. April 29, 1945 - U.S. 7th Army liberates Dachau.

17.6. April 30, 1945 - Adolf Hitler commits suicide.

17.7. May 2, 1945 - German troops in Italy surrender.

17.8. July 1, 1945 - troops move into Berlin.

17.9. August 6, 1945 - First atomic bomb dropped Japan.

17.10. August 8, 1945 - Soviets declares war on Japan

17.11. August 9, 1945 - Second atomic bomb dropped, on Nagasaki, Japan.

17.12. August 14, 1945 - Japanese agree to unconditional surrender.

17.13. September 2, 1945 - Japanese sign the surrender agreement

17.14. October 24, 1945 - United Nations is born.

17.15. November 20, 1945 - Nuremberg war crimes trials begin.