WWII timeline

  • Battle of France

    Battle of France
    The French declared war on Germany after their invasion on Poland. They later surrendered after Hitler swept them.
  • Pear Harbor

    Pear Harbor
    Pear harbor was a surprise attack on the USA by Japan. against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, just before 8:00AM.
  • Battle of Midway

     Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place on 4–7 June 1942. Aircrafts from Japanese carriers attacked and damaged the US base on Midway.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was 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 in Southern Russia.
  • D-Day

    The D-Day operation of June 6, 1944, brought together the land, air, and sea forces of the allied armies in what became known as the largest invasion force in human history. The operation, given the codename OVERLORD, delivered five naval assault divisions to the beaches of Normandy, France.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Offensive, was 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 in Europe.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg, was 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. Taking Okinawa would provide Allied forces an airbase from which bombers could strike Japan and an advanced anchorage for Allied fleets.
  • Battle of Berlin

    Battle of Berlin
    The Battle of Berlin, designated as the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union. The final assault on Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich began as Soviet Red Army forces attacked towards Berlin from the east.