Battles from WWII

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  • Battle of Dunkirk

    Battle of Dunkirk
    Was the defense and evacuation of British and other Allied forces to Britain. This war began as a blitzkerg. https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/dunkirk
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    A surprise attack on December 7, 1941 by the Japanese on the U.S military. This caused relations to worsen between Japan and the US.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    A battle between the US and Japan 6 months after the Pearl Harbour attack. The US Navy succeeded in the air-sea battle.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The successful Soviet defense of Stalingrad from Nazi Germany became one of their greatest battles. This war stopped the German advance and became a turning point for the Allies.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region between Belgium and Luxembourg.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    This battle lasted for 5 weeks. The US believed it was to weak to not avoid being invaded but Japan was prepared to defend itself. https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-iwo-jima
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    One of the bloodiest battle in the pacific war. More than 12,000 Americans were killed and over 100,000 Japanese soldiers were killed. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Battle-of-Okinawa
  • Battle of Berlin

    Battle of Berlin
    Also known as 'the Fall of Berlin' this battle was that of a Soviet victory, it is one of the last major offensives. This battle would soon lead to the suicide of Hitler and some of his officials.