World War II

By danerd
  • Invastion of Poland

    Germany ivades Polan in what becomes known as the "September Campaign." This event in return begins the Second World War.
  • Invation of France

    Also known as the "The Fall of France" this was Germany's attempt to conquer western Europe. That attmept succeeded. After France fell, Great Britan was the only European Country left yet to fell Germany's wrath.
  • Battle of Britan

    This occured during the summr and atumn of 1940. German Aircraft bomb England for months. Britans Royal Air Force is able to consistently hold off the Germans from invading England.
  • Operation Sealion

    This was Germany's p[lan to invade the U.K. Postponed after defeat in the Battle of Britan.
  • Sinking of the Bismark

    Sinking of the Bismark
    German battleship Bismark is sunk by brittish battleships and aircraft.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Operation Barbarossa was a campaign by the German armed forces to defeat the Soviet Union on the Eastern Front. They got as far as 24 miles outside of Moscow. The Russian Winter set in in December, and eventually the Germans fail at defeating the Soviets.
  • Seige of Leningrad

    The Germans attempted to capture leningrad and after three years they finally failed. After the battle 1,483,999 people were found to be either killed, wounded, or missing.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese Nevy and Airforces launch a surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor. Most of the U.S. ships strationed there were damaged, or destroyed.
  • Battle of the coral sea

    Battle of the coral sea
    Worlds first aircraft carrier battle, We (America) won. Both sides suffered heavy losses.
  • Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway was an attempt by the Japanese Navy and carrier borne aircraft to capture the atoll and Cripple the American Navy once more. The Japanese lost 4 of thier 6 aircraft carriers and this battle gave the American Navy the strength to eventually defeat the Japanese in the PTO.
  • Battle of Stalngrad

    Stalingrad was a major German offensive who meant to capture the soviet city. After months of fighting the soviets eventually routed the Germans and recaptured the city.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    The American Navy, Airforce, and ground troops assault Guadalcanal in the Pacific in an attempt to begin liberating the Pacific from Japanese control. The Allies encountered stiff resistence from the Japanese defenders.
  • Operation Torch

    This was also known as the "North Africa Campaign" Allied troops storm the countries of North Africa in an attempt to liberate them.
  • The invasion of Tarawa

    Tarawa was assaulted and captured so that the marianas islands could be used as staging bases for the USAAF.
  • Anzio Landing

    An Allied Amphibious assault that was intended to flank the German's Winter Line and enable the Aliies to launch an attack on Rome.
  • D-Day

    The Normandy Landings were inteded for the sloe purpose of crushing Hitler's "Fortress Europe" and Liberate the continent.
  • Operation Market Garden

    Allies attemp to liberate netherlands by airborn invasion. Allies are not successfil in their attempt.
  • Battle off Samar

    Battle off Samar
    Japanese center force( the most powerful task force ever ((yet)) assembled) is defeated by American tin cans.
  • Battle of The Bulge

    This was the Allies greatest victory, and Hitler's worst defeat. Hitler planned to push through AlliedLines to the city of Antwerp. Then, crush the remaining Allied armies and secure victory in Europe.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    Operation detachment was an assault on the island in order to take it from the Japanese. The entire Japanese garrison was virtually wiped out. PWND!
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The first piece of Japanese territory to fall into American hands. The Battle os Okinawa was a very bitter Battle in which the Japanese fought fiercely. It was the bloodiest battle of the Pacific Campaign.
  • Battle of Berlin

    After demolishing the Germans on the Eastern front, the soviets reached Berlin. They surrounded the city and on may 2nd 1945 the soviets took the city. Germany surrendered six days later.
  • VE Day

    The war in Europe is essentially over when Germany Uncondtionally surrenders.
  • Hiroshima

    The location of the worlds first public atom bomb detonation.
  • Nagasaki

    The worlds second public atom bomb detoation.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    Japan surrenders, ending the war in the PTO. Victory has benn claimed for the Allies.