Battle of Atlantic startsStarted due to the sinking of Athena mistaken for an armed merchant cruiser. Brittan thought that Hitler meant to do it.
Battle of BritainHitler declared battle of Brittan. August 13 was “eagle day” where German lost 5 planes and Britain lost 13. September 7th 300 German bombers, escorted by 600 fighters, attack London.
The Battle for MoscowHitler attacks Moscow believing that one they capture the heart of Russia the whole nation will fall.
End of "Battle of MoscowGerman:1,929,000 troops, 14,000 artillery, 1,000 tanks, 1,390 aircraft.
Russia: 1,250,000 troops, 7,600 artillery, 990 tanks, 670 aircarft. CASUALTIES:German: 250,000 Russia: 650,000
Battle of El SingaporeWorst British defeat in world war 2
japanese took 100,000 men prisoner killed 5000 patients.
Brittan:85,000 strong, 9,500 killed, 5,000 wounded, 120,000
Japan: 36,000 strong,1,713 killed, 2,772 wounded
Battle of MidwayAmerica destroyed four of Japans aircraft carriers. Japan never recovers from the loss.
Battle of Guadalcanalamarica lands on beaches of Guadalcanal takes 6 months to defeat japanese.
American casualties: 7,100 men, 29 ships, and 615 aircraft. Japanese casualties: 31,000 killed, 1,000 captured, 38 ships, and 683-880 aircraft
Battle of Stalingradknown as turning point of war. Russias last stand.
Germany:1,011,500 men,10, 290 artillery guns,675 tanks,1,216 planes Russia:1,000,500 men,13,541 artillery guns,894 tanks,1,115 planes
End of "The Battle of Stalingradend of battle:
Germany: Total casualties 841,000
Russia: Total casualties 1,129,619
Only 90,000 German soldiers were still alive, and of these only 5,000 troops would survive the Russian prisoner of war camps and make it back to Germany.
Battle of Kursklargest tank battle of world war 2. nazi suffers a severe lost.
Russia:1,300,000 men, 3,600 tanks and 2,400 aircraft,
Russian cusalties: 250,000 mens killed, 600,000 wounded, 1,600 tanks destroyed and 1000 planes lost.
Germany: 900,000 men, 2,700 tanks and 2,000 aircraft, German cusalties: 56,000 killed, 300 tanks destroyed and 200 planes lost.
D-DayAllies invade beaches of German occupied Normandy
Allies: 175,000 strong, 12,000 casualties
Germany: 10,000 strong, 4,000 to 9000 killed
Battle of the Philippine SeaU.S attacks japans navel force.
Japan: 5 heavy aircraft carriers, 4 light aircraft carriers carried a total of 473 aircraft, 5 battleships,11 heavycruisers, 2 light cruisers, 28 destroyers.
America:7 heavy aircraft carriers, 8 light aircraft carriers with 956 planes, 7 battleships, 8 heavycruisers, 13 lightcruisers, 69 destroyers
america suffers little loss. while japan loses its 2 largest Japanese carriers and about 364 planes and america loses around 30.
Battle for BrittanyAmerica liberates Brittany to have use of harbor.10,000 casualties
Battle of Iwo Jimaamerica takes over island of Iwo Jima.
America:110,000 strong, 6,821 dead 19,189 wounded.
Japan: 21,000strong, 20,703 dead, 216 captured
Battle of OkanawaAmerica invades knowing japanese will not surrender.
America:7,373 men killed and 32,056 wounded. At sea 5,000 killed and 4,600 wounded.36 ships lost. 368 ships were also damaged, 763 aircraft were destroyed.
Japan: 107,000 killed and 7,400 men taken prisoner. 16 ships lost, +4,000 aircraft were lost.
Battle of Alantic endsBattle ends due to better weponry to defend against U-boats allowing supplies to reach Europe.