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Famous Battles of WWII

  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    Germany unexpectedly invades Poland
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    WWII Battles

  • War declared

    War declared
    Britain and France declares war on Germany
  • Battle of the Atlantic

    Battle of the Atlantic
    This battle was a collision of many fiery battles throught the dates of September 3, 1939 and May 8, 1945.
  • Battle Of Dunkirk

    Battle Of Dunkirk
    After an unsucessful battle against German forces, on June 4, the Allies retreated to the beachs of Dunkirk and the Germans failed to pursue them. The stranded soldiers were rescued from the beaches by a convoy of ships and taken to England.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Ongoing air battle between the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) and the British Royal Air Force (RAF) to prevent a German invasion of England. The battle ended October 31, 1940
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The turning point of WWII occurred when Germany invaded the Soviet Union but after months of fierce fighting they were forced to declare defeat on February 2, 1943.
  • Battle of the Barents Sea

    Battle of the Barents Sea
    This battle was between the German Navy and the British Navy in late 1942. The British ships were escorting a convoy of ships to the USSR when they were attacked but they easily took a victory over the Germans. The result of this battle was that Hitler decided to focus on German Submarine (U-Boats) warfare.
  • Battle of Anzio

    Battle of Anzio
    The campaign was part of the Italian Theater. And it ended June 5, 1944
  • D-Day

    Allies invade france, "Opperation Neptune" beach invasion
  • Battle of Arnhem

    Battle of Arnhem
    "Operation Market Garden" was an airborne attack intended by the Allies to end WWII early, but despite the brave fighting on the part of Allied soldiers their attack at the cost of extremely casulties was repelled on September 26, 1944
  • "Operation Market Garden"

    "Operation Market Garden"
    It was a cluster of battles within the time period of September 17-25, 1944
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Fierce battle between Germans and the Allies. It was the last major offensive attack against the Allies by the Germans. The battle ended unsuccessfully for the Germans on January 25,1945
  • Battle of Bastogne

    Battle of Bastogne
    Battle of Bastogne was one of the many smaller wars that were part of the Battle of Bulge. American and German forces fought at the BElgian town of Bastogne. Ending at December 27, 1944
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    Unconditional surrender of all German forces to Allies
  • Victory In Europe Day

    Victory In Europe Day
    Allies celebrate victory in the European theater