World war 2

WWII in Time and Space

  • Altmark Incident- European Theatre

    A naval skirmish of World War II between the United Kingdom and Nazi Germany,
  • Dunkirk Evacuation- European Theatre

    The evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France
  • Battle of Britain- European Theatre

    Name given to the World War II air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940
  • Operation Sea Lion- European Theatre

    Germany's plan to invade the United Kingdom during the Second World War.
  • Invasion of French Indochina- Pacific Theater

    A move by the Empire of Japan in September 1940, during the Second Sino-Japanese War, to prevent China from importing arms and fuel through French Indochina
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor- Pacfic Theater

    A surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
  • Battle of Hong Kong- Pacific Theater

    Surrendering to the Empire of Japan.
  • Battle of the Coral Sea- Pacific Theater

    A major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval and air forces from the United States and Australia
  • Battle of Midway (Operation MI)- Pacfic Theater

    The most important naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II.
  • Dieppe Raid- European Theatre

    Second World War Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe.
  • Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands- Pacific Theater

    Was the fourth carrier battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II and the fourth major naval engagement fought between the United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during the lengthy and strategically important Guadalcanal campaign.
  • Operation Gomorrah- European Theater

    Numerous strategic bombing missions and diversion/nuisance raids.
  • Schweuinfurt-Regensburg Raid- European Theater

    Strategic bombing attack flown by B-17 Flying Fortresses of the U.S. Army Air Forces.
  • Battle of Tarawa- Pacific Theater

    The first American offensive in the critical central Pacific region.
  • Battle of Monte Cassino- European Theater

    Costly series of four battles during World War II, fought by the Allies against Germans and Italians with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome.
  • The Great Escape- European Theater

    A German Type IXC U-boat built for service in the Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was captured on 4 June 1944 by United States Navy Task Group 22.3.
  • Battle of the Phillipine Sea- Pacific Theater

    A decisive naval battle of World War II which effectively eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions
  • Battle of Guam- Pacific Theater

    Was the American capture of the Japanese held island of Guam.
  • Battle of Leyte Gulf- Pacific Theater

    The largest naval battle of World War II and, by some criteria, possibly the largest naval battle in history
  • Battle of Iwo Jima- Pacific Theater

    A major battle in which the United States fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Empire of Japan.