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World War II timeline by Matt Sarna

  • World War II begins

    World War II begins
    Germany invades Poland. Poland is overtaken in a matter of days.
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    World War II

    Timeline detailing twenty significant dates throughout the duration of WWII
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor
    Japanese pilots bomb the US island of Pearl Harbor
  • D-Day

    American troops storm the beaches of Normandy
  • Surrender of Nazi Germany

    Surrender of Nazi Germany
    Adolf Hitler's 3rd Reich is ended as Germany surrenders unconditionally to the WW II Allies.
  • End of World War II

    End of World War II
    The emperor of Japan shockingly announces Japanese surrender. World War II is over, but the effects are still evident.