Major Events of World War II

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Major Events of World War II by Mind Map: Major Events of World War II

1. European Theatre

1.1. Eastern Front

1.1.1. june 1941 - May 1945

1.1.2. East Germany

1.1.3. Nazi Germany vs. Soviet Unioin

1.1.4. Allies won

1.1.5. over 5 million people died

1.2. Western Front

1.2.1. Phoney War

1.2.1.1. 1939-1940

1.2.1.2. North/West Europe

1.2.1.3. Allies vs. Axis

1.2.1.4. Axis victory

1.2.1.4.1. occupied most of North and West Europe

1.2.2. The Second Front

1.2.2.1. 1944-1945

1.2.2.2. D-Day

1.2.2.2.1. June 6, 1944

1.2.2.2.2. along Normandy coast

1.2.2.2.3. 24000 soldiers were landed

1.2.2.2.4. casualties

1.2.2.3. Allies won

1.3. Battle of the Bulge

1.3.1. December 1944 - January 1945

1.3.2. German's attacked Belgium and Luxembourg

1.3.3. allies won

2. African Theatre

2.1. Abyssinian Campaign/East Africa Campaign

2.1.1. East Africa

2.1.2. British Empire vs. Axis

2.1.3. June 1940-November 1941

2.1.4. Allies won

2.2. North African Campaign

2.2.1. June 1940 - May 1943

2.2.2. Libya, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco

2.2.3. Allied Victory

3. Pacific Theatre

3.1. Pearl Harbor

3.1.1. December 7, 1941

3.1.2. Surprise Attack from Japan on America

3.1.3. 2403 American's killed

3.1.4. America declared war on Japan

3.2. Battle of Midway

3.2.1. 4-7 June 1942

3.2.2. American Victory

3.2.3. Turning point in Pacific War

3.3. Atomic Bombs

3.3.1. Hiroshima

3.3.1.1. August 6 1945

3.3.1.2. Little Boy - uranium fission bomb

3.3.2. Nagasaki

3.3.2.1. August 9 1945

3.3.2.2. Fat Man - plutonium implosion fission bomb

3.4. VJ Day

3.4.1. September 2 1945

3.4.1.1. signing of the surrender document

3.4.2. Victory over Japan