Events Leading To End Of WW2

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  • German Defeat At Stalingrad

    German Defeat At Stalingrad
    August 23, 1942 - February 2, 1943. Hitler breaks treaty with Stalin and he pays for it because he lost 841000 men that he could not replace making this the turning point of the war because this is one of first major loss' for the German army.
  • Invasion Of Italy

    Invasion Of Italy
    Sep. 4 - 16 1943
    Allied Victory
  • D-Day Invasion

    D-Day Invasion
    Invasion started ar 6:30 am on June 6, 1944 and Normandy, France was captured on June 30, 1944. This was were the Americans , Canadians , and Brittish stormed Omaha beach and several others in order to take France back from the Germans. This was one of the more significant battles because even though Hitler was ready for the invasion, in the end he still lost.
  • Bombing of Nagasaki

    Bombing of Nagasaki
    One of two Atomic Bomb drops by the americans
  • Italy surenders

    Italy surenders
    Italy gives up
  • Battle of Bulge

    Battle of Bulge
    16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945
    Germans fighting French for France German Victory
  • Invasion of Iwo Jima

    Invasion of Iwo Jima
    19 February – 26 March 1945
    americans take heavly armed island
  • Death of Mussolini

    Death of Mussolini
    29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945
    Caught by his gaurds trying to sneak away
  • Death of Hitler

    Death of Hitler
    he shot himself in the head and poisned his wife and dog
  • Battle Of Berlin

    Battle Of Berlin
    16 April 1945 – 2 May 1945
    Battle Between Russia and Germany For German capital Germans Eventually surender
  • VE-Day

    Victory in Europe day End of war
  • Invasion of Okinawa

    Invasion of Okinawa
    april 1st - june 21st 1945 it was an 82 day long battle
    Japan lost over 100,000 troops killed, captured or committed suicide, and the Allies suffered more than 65,000 casualties.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    Bombing of Hiroshima
    First bomb droped in Japan
  • Japan Surrenders

    Japan Surrenders
    September 2, 1945
    Official japan surrenders to the allies
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    Events That Lead Up To Allied Victory In WW2