Important Events in WW2

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese attack the fleet at Pearl Harbor.
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  • U.S. declares war on Japan

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Britain and the U.S. declare war on Japan.
  • Doolittle Raid

    16 B25s take off of U.S.S. Hornet to attack Japan
  • Battle of Coral Sea

  • Battle of Midway

  • Battle of El Alamein

  • Axis Surrender North Africa

  • D-Day

    Invasion of Normandy.
  • Battle of the Bulge

  • Hitler commits suicide

  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders, ending the European Theater of Operations.
  • V.E. Day

    Victory in Europe celebrated
  • A-bomb dropped on Hiroshima

  • A-bomb dropped on Nagasaki

  • Japanese surrender

  • U.S. Accepts Japanese surrender

    General MacArthur accepts Japanese surrender, ending World War Two.