WW2 battles

  • Battle of Dunkirk

    Battle of Dunkirk
    As the Allies were losing the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation of British and other Allied forces to Britain from 26 May to 4 June 1940.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place on 4–7 June 1942, six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War II where Nazi Germany and its allies unsuccessfully fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad
  • D-Day

    the landing operations and associated airborne operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II. The battle lasted for five weeks from 16 December 1944 to 28 January 1945, towards the end of the war
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Army and United States Marine Corps forces against the Imperial Japanese Army https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/topics/battle-of-okinawa
  • Battle of Berlin

    Battle of Berlin
    the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, and also known as the Fall of Berlin, was one of the last major offensives of the European theatre of World War II. https://www.liberationroute.com/stories/191/battle-of-berlin