Major Events In WWII

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    Major events of WWII

  • Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor

  • United States and Britain declare war on Japan

  • Hitler declares war on the United States

  • Hitler orders the execution of all captured British commandos

  • First bombing raid by Americans on Germany (at Wilhelmshaven)

  • Germans surrender at Stalingrad in the first big defeat of Hitler's armies

  • Italian surrender to Allies is announced.

  • D-Day landings on the northern coast of France.

  • Assassination attempt by German Army officers against Hitler fails.

  • Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin meet at Yalta.

  • First atomic bomb dropped, on Hiroshima, Japan

  • Second atomic bomb dropped, on Nagasaki, Japan.

  • Japan Signs surrender agreement