WW2 Battles in order

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    WW2 Battles

    The eight most important battles that happened in the span of World War 2
  • Battle of Atlantic

    Battle of Atlantic
    The Battle of the Atlantic was the first of the eight major battles in WW2. This Battle had broken out on September 3, 1939 and continued as sea warfare throughout May 8, 1945, making it the longest battle of WW2., The Canadians, British and all of their allies used U-boats that were effecitve and led to the allied victory over the Germans and their ineffective Warships. Canada's role in this battle was mainly to act as convoy escorts across all sea's in sea warfare.
  • Battle of Dunkirk

    Battle of Dunkirk
    The Battle of Dunkirk Was the second major battles of WW2. It took place in Dunkirk, France on 26 May – 4 June 1940. This battle consisted on and off land, with Britain, France, and Belgium trying to defeat the Germans for the defence and evacuation of British and allied forces in Europe. The end result of this battle was the allied Evacuation, Canada was not apart of the battle of Dunkirk and therefore had no role in this WW2 event.
  • Battle of Netherlands

    Battle of Netherlands
    The Battle of Netherlands was the third battles ofWW2. This battle took place in the Netherlads and Zealand from May 10–17, 1940. There were 2 land battles in the Netherlands, from May 10-14, and a second battle in Zealand May 10-17. The war was between the Netherlands, Britain, and France against the Germans. All did not go well for the allies as the Netherlands surendered in this battle led to a Decisive German victory. Canada sent troops to aid the Allies but failed with the British forces.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Who: Britain, Canada, Germany and Italy
    The battle of Britain was the fourth battles in WW2, and took place in the United Kingdom from July 10 - October 31 1940, This battle was Britain and Canada against the Germans and the Italians. This battle was mainly aerial warfare as airplane bombing was very effictive against the German Army. This battle gave Britain a necessary wartime success. Canada had a great aerial warfare unit and their role was using the RCAF. It was their 1st airforce victory
  • Battle of Hong Kong

    Battle of Hong Kong
    The battle of Hong Kong was the fifth major battles . and took place in Hong Kong from December 8–25 1941. Hong Kong was the only major battle in WW2 that did not involve the Germans. This battle involved the British and Canada against the Japanese Empire. Japan dominated Canada and Btirain in 52, 000 troops to 14, 000 troops and this then led to Britain and Canada losing to Japan giving them the occupation of Hong Kong. Fought by land, Canada send troops and military resources to assist.
  • Raid of Dieppe

    Raid of Dieppe
    The raid of Dieppe was the sixth battles. This battle happened in Dieppe, France from August 19, 1942 from 5:00AM-10:50AM which was the shortest battle ever in WW2. It was fought on land and water. It was Canada, Britain, and Poland against Germany. The allied forces lost in a short period of time against Germany. Canadas role in this battle was to defend Dieppe from the Germans but failed to complete their role as the Germans won the battle of Dieppe in 5 hours and 50 Minutes.
  • Italian Campaign

    Italian Campaign
    The Italian Campaign is the seventh battles. It took place in Italy and happened from 10 July 1943 – 2 May 1945. The battle was between Canada, U.S, Britain, France and several other countries from Western Europe against Germany and Italy. This land battle laster just under 2 years, but ended with a victory for the allied forces, and led to the collapse of fascist Italy. Canada's sent 10,000 troops to this battle in order to defeat Italy's dangerous facist leader and reduce Germany's allies.'
  • D-Day

    The battle of D-Day was the final major battle of WW2. It happened in Juno Beach, France on June 6, 1944. This battle involved Canada, U.S, Britain and several other Western European countries against Germany. D-Dayls battle was fought on land and water, and14,000 young Canadians stormed the shores of Juno Beach from U-boats. This was a bloodbath, with the Allies loosing the most lives of any battle.D-Day was successful for the Allied Forces, making them able to re-claim Juno from the Germans.