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  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    Poland Campaign was an invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the start of World War II.
  • Invasion of France

    Invasion of France
    The Germans swept through Holland and Luxembourg and were moving on Belgium.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain is the name given to the air campaign waged by the German Air Force against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940.
  • Operation Sealion (proposed)

    Operation Sealion (proposed)
    Operation Sealion was Germany's plan to invade the United Kingdom during World War II, beginning in 1940.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II that began on 22 June 1941
  • Battle of Leningrad

    Battle of Leningrad
    It began on 10 July 1941, when elements of German Army Group North crossed the Velikaya River, 145 miles south of Leningrad, and ended more than three years later.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on the morning of December 7, 1941.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    Was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The United States Navy decisively defeated an Imperial Japanese Navy attack against Midway Atoll,
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in southwestern Russia.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Operation Torch was the British-American invasion of French North Africa in World War II during the North African Campaign, started 8 November 1942
  • Battle of Guadacanal

    Battle of Guadacanal
    Allied forces, primarily from the U.S., had landed on Guadalcanal on August 7, 1942 and seized an airfield, later called Henderson Field, that was under construction by the Japanese military.
  • German Army re-takes Kharkov.

     German Army re-takes Kharkov.
    The Soviets haphazard offensive nets them ground against the German army, only to lose it all a short time later thanks to Manstein's methodical response.
  • Operation Husky - Allied landings in Sicily

    Operation Husky - Allied landings in Sicily
    The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major World War II
  • Battle of Tarawa

    Battle of Tarawa
    The Battle of Tarawa was a battle in the Pacific Theatre of World War II, largely fought from November 20 to November 23, 1943. It was the first American offensive in the critical central Pacific region.
  • Anzio Landing

    Anzio Landing
    During the early morning hours of 22 January 1944, troops of the Fifth Army swarmed ashore on a fifteen-mile stretch of Italian beach near the prewar resort towns of Anzio and Nettuno.
  • Sevastopol falls to Soviets

    Sevastopol falls to Soviets
    Germany now eyed the strategic position on the Crimea peninsula still under Soviet control. And though progress was being made, the city of Sevastopol was able to reinforce and supply resulting in some 180,000 Red Army soldiers flooding into the city.
  • D-Day

    More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy.
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden
    Operation Market Garden was an Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. It was the largest airborne operation of all time
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge was a major German offensiv, launched toward the end of World War II through the densely forested Ardennes Mountains region of Wallonia in Belgium, hence its French name, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    The U.S. invasion was charged with the mission of capturing the three airfields on Iwo Jima.The battle produced some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific Campaign of World War II.
  • Battle of Okinowa

    Battle of Okinowa
    After a long campaign of island hopping, the Allies were approaching Japan, and planned to use Okinawa, a large island only 340 miles away from mainland Japan, as a base for air operations on the planned invasion of Japanese mainland.
  • Battle for Berlin

    Battle for Berlin
    The Battle of Berlin, designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II.
  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler's Suicide
    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin. His wife Eva, committed suicide with him by ingesting poison
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    The date when the World War II Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
  • Hiroshima

    On August 6 and 9, 1945, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were destroyed by the first atomic bombs used in warfare.
  • Nagasaki

    The U.S. dropped the nuclear weapon "Fat Man" over Nagasaki on August 9.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    Is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II,