Battles in WWII

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  • Battle of Atlantic starts

    Battle of Atlantic starts
    Started due to the sinking of Athena mistaken for an armed merchant cruiser. Brittan thought that Hitler meant to do it.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Hitler 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 Moscow

    The Battle for Moscow
    Hitler attacks Moscow believing that one they capture the heart of Russia the whole nation will fall.
  • End of "Battle of Moscow

    End of "Battle of Moscow
    German: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 Singapore

    Battle of El Singapore
    Worst 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
    captured.
    Japan: 36,000 strong,1,713 killed, 2,772 wounded
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    America destroyed four of Japans aircraft carriers. Japan never recovers from the loss.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    amarica 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 Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    known 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 Stalingrad

    End of "The Battle of Stalingrad
    end 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 Kursk

    Battle of Kursk
    largest 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-Day

    D-Day
    Allies 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 Sea

    Battle of the Philippine Sea
    U.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 Brittany

    Battle for Brittany
    America liberates Brittany to have use of harbor.10,000 casualties
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    america 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 Okanawa

    Battle of Okanawa
    America 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 ends

    Battle of Alantic ends
    Battle ends due to better weponry to defend against U-boats allowing supplies to reach Europe.