World War 2

Timeline created by sydnee
  • Battle Of Britain

    Battle Of Britain
    the Battle of Britain ended when Germany’s Luftwaffe failed to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force despite months of targeting Britain’s air bases, military posts and, ultimately, its civilian population.
  • Invasion Of The Soviet Union

    Invasion Of The Soviet Union
    Stalin was directly in charge of several military organisations. This gave him complete control of his country's entire war effort; more control than any other leader in World War II.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor is a U.S. naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, that was the scene of a devastating surprise attack by Japanese forces.
  • Battle Of Stalingrad

    Battle Of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a brutal military campaign between Russian forces and those of Nazi Germany and the Axis powers during World War II.
  • Battle Of Midway

    Battle Of Midway
    Six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States defeated Japan in one of the most decisive naval battles of World War II. An important turning point in the Pacific campaign, the victory allowed the United States and its allies to move into an offensive position.
  • Battle Of The Bulge

    Battle Of The Bulge
    Adolph Hitler attempted to split the Allied armies in northwest Europe by means of a surprise blitzkrieg thrust through the Ardennes to Antwerp. American units fought desperate battles to stem the German advance at St.-Vith, Elsenborn Ridge, Houffalize and Bastogne.