• Invation of Poland

    Invation of Poland
    The day Germany invaded Poland, starting the second World War.
  • Battle of Britian

    Battle of Britian
    Name of the war campaign of German air forces attacking the United Kingdom. Was the first campaign to be fought entirely by the air forces.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The day Japan made a surprise attack on the US Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It was a major Japanese victory.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Regarded as the most important naval battle of WWII. A few months after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, American air forces were able to bomb Japanese naval forces and drive them out of Midway Atoll. From this they began island hopping, gradually taking control of Japan and it's islands.
  • D-Day

    The day of the Normandy Landings that were part of Operation Overlord.
  • Operation Overlord

    Operation Overlord
    The Battle of Normandy. Led by the Allied Forces onto German-controlled Europe.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    A great effort of Germany that was meant to create a line through the Allied Forces in the Ardennes Mountains in order to take over Belgium. Hitler would have controled the entire Eastern Front, but the battle was an Allied victory.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    Victory in Europe Day. The day the Aliided Forces accepted Nazi Germany's surrender.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    Bombing of Hiroshima
    The day the atomic bomb, Little Boy, was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay.
  • Bombing of Nagasaki

    Bombing of Nagasaki
    The day the atomic bomb, Fat Man, was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan by the B-29 bomber, Bockscar.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Victory over Japan Day. The day Japan surrendered, ending WWII.