The timeline of World War II officially begins in 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, causing Britain and France to declare war on Germany, and ends with Japan's surrender Sept. 2, 1945. But the first rumblings of World W... More »

Three key events to note on a timeline of World War I are the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the entrance of the United States into the war, and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles by the Germans. These e... More »

To create an American history timeline, first decide on the beginning and ending years in your chronology. The theme of your project dictates which years you choose; for example, a timeline project on the Civil War begin... More » History Modern History US History

Major events of World War II include Germany's invasion of Austria, the Treaty of Munich, the subsequent German invasion of Czechoslovakia and Poland, formal declarations of war by Britain and France, the entrance of Jap... More »

The countries that fought in World War II were Germany, Italy and Japan, which comprised the Axis Powers, and Britain, France, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, the Soviet Union, China and the United States of Ameri... More »

World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939. The invasion began on September 1, but the war didn't begin officially until Great Britain and France declared war on Germany. More »

World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939, which caused France and Great Britain to declare war on Germany. Germany conquered a significant part of Europe from that time until 1941, but in 1942, the Allies h... More »