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THE SECOND WORLD WAR

  • INVASION OF POLAND

    INVASION OF POLAND
    The German invasion of Poland was a military action of Nazi Germany aimed at annexing the Polish territory. The technical operation, known as the "White Case", began on September 1, 1939 and the last units of the Polish army surrendered on October 6 of that same year.
  • GERMAN OFFENSIVE TOWARD THE WEST

    GERMAN OFFENSIVE TOWARD THE WEST
    it was a great German offensive, launched at the end of the Second World War (December 16, 1944-25 January 1945), through the dense forests and mountains of the Ardennes region of Belgium
  • INVASION OF THE USSR

    INVASION OF THE USSR
    The Operation Barbarossa (in German: Unternehmen Barbarossa), undertaken on June 22, 1941, was the code name given by Adolf Hitler to the invasion plan of the Soviet Union by the Axis Forces during World War II.
  • JAPANESE ATTACK AGAINST PEARL HARBOR

    JAPANESE ATTACK AGAINST PEARL HARBOR
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military offensive by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the US naval base at Pearl Harbor on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941.
  • AMERICAN VICTORY OF MIDWAY

    AMERICAN VICTORY OF MIDWAY
    The Battle of Midway was a naval confrontation that took place in 1942 in the Pacific Ocean between US and Japanese forces, during World War II, six months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which had marked the beginning of the war in the Pacific.
  • ALLIED DISEMBARK IN NORTH AFRICA

    ALLIED DISEMBARK IN NORTH AFRICA
    Operation Torch was the landing and advance towards Tunisia of the Anglo-American troops in the Second World War during the campaign in North Africa, which began on November 8, 1942.
  • CAPITULATION OF ITALY

    CAPITULATION OF ITALY
    The Armistice with Italy was an armistice, signed on September 3 and publicly declared on September 8, 1943, during the Second World War, between Italy and the Allied armed forces, which had occupied the extreme south of the country, which led to the Italian capitulation.
  • DISMANTLING ALLY IN NORMANDIA

    DISMANTLING ALLY IN NORMANDIA
    The battle of Normandy, code-named Operation Overlord, was the military operation carried out by the Allies during the Second World War that culminated in the liberation of the territories of Western Europe occupied by Nazi Germany.
  • CAPITULATION OF GERMANY

    CAPITULATION OF GERMANY
    The capitulation of Germany was carried out in two phases. The first one was made a week after Hitler's suicide (April 30, 1945). Before committing suicide, he named Admiral Karl Dönitz as successor who tried unsuccessfully to agree to a partial surrender to the British and Americans.
  • ATOMIC PUMPS ON HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI

    ATOMIC PUMPS ON HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI
    The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were nuclear attacks ordered by Harry S. Truman, president of the United States, against the Empire of Japan.
  • CAPITULATION OF JAPAN

    CAPITULATION OF JAPAN
    The surrender of Japan in World War II occurred on August 15, 1945 and was signed on September 2, 1945. The Empire of Japan accepted the Declaration of Potsdam signed by the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of China and the Union Soviet