WWII events By mikepoeschel Jun 3, 1942 Battle of Midway One month after the Battle of the Coral Sea the United States defeated an attack against Midway, It caused irreparable damage for the Japanese. Jul 1, 1942 First Battle of El Alamein The First Battle of El Alamein was a battle fought between Germany and Italy against Great Britain. It stopped the advance by the Axis forces into Egypt. Aug 21, 1942 Stalingrad It was one of the most major battle of World War II. It marked the turning point of the war. It is most known for brutal warfare. Oct 23, 1942 Second Battle at El Alamein The Second Battle of El Alamein marked a turning point in the war.The allied forces claimed a victory. It ended the axis hopes in occupying egypt during the war. Jun 6, 1944 D-Day The British, Americans, and Canadiens landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. It was important because they landed in German occupied France. Dec 16, 1944 Battle of the Bulge It was a major German offensive launched toward the end of World War II. For the Americans, the Battle of the Bulge was the largest and bloodiest battle that they fought. Feb 19, 1945 Iwo Jima The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle where the United States fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from Japan. Apr 1, 1945 Okinawa The Battle of Okinawa was the largest assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The Americans used this island to attack the mainland of Japan after they had captured it.