Battles of World War II

  • Fall of France

    Fall of France
    Hitler becomes master of Europe.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    British manage to stay in war keeping Germans out.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan moves into Europe and the United States begin to join the war.
  • Battle for Moscow

    Battle for Moscow
    First major defeat of Germany on ground. End of Nazi victories.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Turning point in war in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    First major offense of Allies against Japanese Empire.
  • Stanlingrad

    Defeat of Germans in Russia.
  • Battle of Kursk Salient

    Battle of Kursk Salient
    Biggest tank battle of the War.
  • D-Day

    Allies open second front against Germany.
  • Operation Bagration

    Operation Bagration
    Russian offense destroys Germany group center.
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf

    Battle of Leyte Gulf
    Americans breached Japans inner ring and bases to bomb Japanese islands.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
    US captured island of Iwo Jima and Japanese Empire.
  • Fall of Berlin

    Fall of Berlin
    Russia takes Berlin ending the war with Germany.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    The end of World War II in Europe. War only ended in Europe.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Allies announced the surrender of Japanese.