World War II - Sources - Yellow Sheet, WWII Battles Sheet, World War II Maps Sheet, and http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/famous-battles-of-world-war-two/

  • The Treaty of Versaille

    The Treaty of Versaille
    The Treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The treaty put in place a harsh set of reparations that Germany was forced to pay. These reparations were likely a cause of World of War II.
  • World War II

    World War II
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    World War II

    World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier.
  • The Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain
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    The Battle of Britain - Decisive British victory

    During the Battle of Britain, Britain stood up to constant bombing raids from Germany. The RAF (Royal Air Force) slowed the air raids down in the air.
  • Pearl Harbor - Major Japanese tactical victory

    Pearl Harbor - Major Japanese tactical victory
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
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    The Tunisia Campaign - Decisive Allied victory

    The Tunisian Campaign was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces. This battle was the first major allied victory of the war. Finally, this battle pushed German and Italian forces out of North Africa.
  • The Battle of the Coral Sea - Japanese tactical victory, Allied strategic victory, Japanese invasion repelled

    The Battle of the Coral Sea - Japanese tactical victory, Allied strategic victory, Japanese invasion repelled
    The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought during 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
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    The Battle of Midway - Decisive American victory

    The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II. This battle inflicted heavy damage on the Japanese fleet that was later unrepairable.
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
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    The Battle of Stalingrad - Decisive Soviet victory, Destruction of the German 6th Army, Axis powers lose strategic initiative on the Eastern Front

    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia.
  • Tunisia Campaign

    Tunisia Campaign
  • D-Day aka The Normandy Invasion - Decisive Allied victory

    D-Day aka The Normandy Invasion - Decisive Allied victory
    The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. This battle resulted in around 10,000 allied casualties and around 29,000 German casualties.
  • The Battle of the Philippine Sea

    The Battle of the Philippine Sea
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    The Battle of the Philipines Sea - American Victory

    The Battle of the Philippine Sea was a major naval battle of World War II that eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions.
  • The Battle of the Bulge

    The Battle of the Bulge
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    Battle of the Bulge - Allied Victory

    The Battle of the Bulge was the last major German offensive campaign of World War II. The British took advantage of the Germans fuel shortages by waiting them out until they had no choice but to attack.
  • The Yalta Conference

    The Yalta Conference
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    The Yalta Conference aka Crimea Conference

    The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, held from February 7 to 11, 1945, was the World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization.
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima
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    Battle of Iwo Jima - American victory

    The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.
  • V-E Day aka Victory in Europe Day - End of WWII in Europe

    V-E Day aka Victory in Europe Day - End of WWII in Europe
    Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces. It thus marked the end of World War II in Europe.
  • The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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    The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Allied victory

    The United States, at the order of President Harry Truman, dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively, during the final stage of World War II.
  • The Paris Peace Treaties aka Treaty of World War II

    The Paris Peace Treaties aka Treaty of World War II
    The Paris Peace Treaties was signed on 10 February 1947, as the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference, held from 29 July to 15 October 1946. The victorious wartime Allied powers (principally the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, United States, and France) negotiated the details of peace treaties with minor Axis powers, namely Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Finland, following the end of World War II in 1945.