WHAT'S INSIDE: WORLD WAR II
- Conferences & Agreements
In 1939, a group of scientists, many having recently arrived in the United States after fleeing Nazi persecution in Germany, informed government officials that recent experiments conducted in Germany had demonstrated the feasibility of building an atomic weapon.
World War II ended in 1945 with Nazi Germany and Japan being defeated. V-E Day was celebrated on May 8, 1945, after German forces officially surrendered to the Allies. Follow the events of World War II and the surrender of Nazi Germany and Japan.