World war ll

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  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain took place during World War II between Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Luftwaffe, Nazi Germany’s air force. From July 10 through October 31, 1940, pilots and support crews on both sides took to the skies and battled for control of airspace over Great Britain, Germany and the English Channel. It was the first battle in history fought solely in the air. The powerful, combat-experienced Luftwaffe hoped to conquer Britain easily.
  • Invasion of the Soviet Union

    Invasion of the Soviet Union
    Hitler ordered the invasion of the Soviet Union, which was code-named Operation Barbarossa, on June 22, 1941, deliberately breaking the nonaggression pact that the two countries had signed two years before. The invasion was the largest German military operation of 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 on December 7, 1941. Just before 8 a.m. on that Sunday morning, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes descended on the base, where they managed to destroy or damage nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight battleships, and over 300 airplanes. More than 2,400 Americans died in the attack, including civilians, and another 1,000 people were wounded.
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  • 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. The battle is infamous as one of the largest, longest and bloodiest engagements in modern warfare: From August 1942 through February 1943, more than two million troops fought in close quarters and nearly two million people were killed or injured in the fighting, including tens of thousands of Russian civilians.