Learning World War II in Time and Space- European Theater

  • Germany Invades Poland.

    After German invasion, Britain and France declare war on Germany, beginning the war in Europe.
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    Germany Conquers France

    German troops occupy northern and western France.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    U.S. begins sending supplies to England while still not participating directly in the war.
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    Germany conquers Yugoslavia.

    Yugoslavia is conquered by German forces, strengthening Nazi control in Europe.
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    Operation Barbarossa

    Germany invades the Soviet Union.
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    Battle of El Alamein

    U.S, and British forces drive Germans out of northeastern Africa by defeating the Africa Korps.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    German troops surrender in Stalingrad, Soviet Union.
  • Italy Surrenders.

    After being defeated by Allied forces, Italy surrenders, but the war is far from over.
  • D-Day

    In Normandy, France, the Allied invasion led to the liberation of France from Nazi control.
  • Germany Surrenders.

    After Allied invasion of Germany, Hitler had killed himself, and Germany eventually surrendered.