On September 1, 1939, Hitler and his army invade Poland, Hitler sought to regain lost territory and rule Poland in general. Using tanks, trucks, and machine guns, Germany gained control of Poland. This was the beginning of WW2.
For 57 consecutive days, Germany bombed Britain, trying to break the spirits of the citizens living there. Instead, the citizens stayed overnight in subways, leaving the surface of the cities vacant. Germany eventually gave up, allowing Britain to gain victory.
On December 7, 1941, Japan ambushed the U.S. Naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The soldiers were expecting their own planes to be returning, but Japanese planes came instead. Hundreds of planes swarmed multiple targets, all bombing them. This day will soon be known as "The date lived in infamy."
The United States Bombs Japan
On June 6, 1944, The battle of Normandy sent thousands of U.S., British, and Canadian troops to the beaches of northern France. The allies were trying to liberate the European country from German forces.
After Adolph Hitler committed suicide in 1945, Germany was taken over by a new government. On May 7th, 1945, Germany Officially surrendered. This ended the conflict in Europe.
The United States ordered the Japanese to surrender from the war. The U.S. warned them that if they continued, things would result in many casualties, but Japan wouldn't listen, mostly due to their code of honor. Eventually, the U.S. dropped their most recent creation, the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two civilian cities. This forced Japan to surrender.