Battle Of Stalingrad Timeline

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1) Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor: Japan bombed the U.S. base Pear Harbor in 1941. War started within 3 days. The U.S. prepared for the war and the economy increased. Women and Men were employed as soldiers or to build armament. Movies and Commercials were made out of this event. 2) Adolf Hitler and the Nazis: Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party which was also known as the Nazi Party. He was serving as head of state from 1934 to 1945.He gained support by promoting nationalism, anti-semitism and anti-communism with charismatic oratory and propaganda. He was appointed chancellor in 1933, and quickly established a totalitarian and fascist dictatorship. Hitler…show more content…
It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts and in Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia. The campaign was fought between the Allies and Axis powers. 7) Battle of Stalingrad: The Battle of Stalingrad was a battle between Nazi Germany and its allies and the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia. The battle took place between 17 July 1942 and 2 February 1943, during World War II. The results of these operations are often cited as one of the turning points of World War II. The Battle of Stalingrad was the bloodiest battle in human history, with combined casualties estimated to be above 1.5 million. 8) Battle of Midway: The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. It took place from 4 June to 7 June 1942, exactly six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The Japanese operation, like the earlier attack on Pearl Harbor, was aimed at the elimination of the United States as a strategic Pacific power, thereby giving Japan a free hand in establishing its Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. It was hoped another demoralizing defeat would force the U.S. to negotiate an end to the Pacific War on conditions favorable for…show more content…
The project's roots lay in scientists' fears since the 1930s that Nazi Germany was also investigating nuclear weapons of its own. Born out of a small research program in 1939, the Manhattan Project eventually employed more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion USD ($24 billion in 2008 dollars). It resulted in the creation of multiple production and research sites that operated in secret. 12) Yalta Conference: The Yalta Conference was the wartime meeting from 4 February 1945 to 11 February 1945 among the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union for the purpose of discussing Europe's postwar reorganization. Mainly, it was intended to discuss the re-establishment of nations conquered by Germany. 13) Nuremberg Trials: The Nuremberg Trials were a series of trials most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, and economic leadership of Nazi Germany after its defeat in World War II. The trials were held in the city of Nuremberg, Germany, from 1945 to 1946, at the Palace of

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