world war 2

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  • invasion of poland

    invasion of poland
    German forces invaded Poland from the north, south, and west. As the Germans advanced, Polish forces withdrew from their forward bases of operation close to the Polish-German border to more established lines of defence to the east.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain was the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces and was also the largest and most sustained aerial bombing campaign to that date. From July 1940 coastal shipping convoys and shipping centres, such as Portsmouth, were the main targets
  • Operation Sealion

    Operation Sealion
    Operation Sealion was germanys plan to invade Great Britan during WW2. Sea Lion was postponed indefinitely on 17 September 1940 and never carried out
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    nazi invasion off soviet union
    germany was wining intill the winter
  • battle of leningrad

    battle of leningrad
    It started on 8 September 1941, when the last land connection to the city was severed. Although the Soviets managed to open a narrow land corridor to the city on 18 January 1943, the total lifting took place on 27 January 1944, 872 days after it began. It was one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history and one
  • attack on pearl harbor

    attack on pearl harbor
    japan bombed amirica in Hawaii
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    worlds first carrier battle between the US and the Japanese. it lasted 4 days. the US lost1 carrier and so did the Japanese
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Japanese plan was to lure the United States' few remaining aircraft carriers into a trap. The Japanese also intended to occupy Midway Atoll as part of an overall plan to extend their defensive perimeter in response to the Doolittle Raid.
  • battle of stalingrad

    battle of stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    the United States fought for 6 months trying to take over Guadalcanal. first we took Henderson Field, a small airfield on the island. we held it against bombarments and airraids and finaly won on February 9, 1943
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    the British-American invasion of French North Africa in World War II during the North African Campaign, started 8 November 1942.
  • battle of tarawa

    battle of tarawa
    first timein war that japan has acualy opposition
  • Anzio Landing

    Anzio Landing
    The Anzio and Nettuno beachheads are located at the northwestern end of a tract of reclaimed marshland, formerly the Pontine Marshes, now the Pontine Fields (Agro Pontino).
  • d-day

    d-day
    landing operation on normandy it started withan air streak largest navel invasion ever
  • operation market garden

    operation market garden
    largest airborne opperation
    wasto seize briges from nazie conrolle
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    The Japanese positions on the island were heavily fortified, with vast bunkers, hidden artillery, and 18 km (11 mi) of underground tunnels.The Americans were covered by extensive naval and air support.
  • Battle of Okinowa

    Battle of Okinowa
    the battle lasted 82 days and was the largest amphibious assult in the Pacific. the island was only 345 miles from the Japan homeland. it was the final major battles of WW2
  • operation ten-go

    operation ten-go
    In April 1945, the Japanese battleship Yamato, the largest battleship in the world, along with nine other Japanese warships, embarked from Japan on a deliberate suicide attack upon Allied forces engaged in the Battle of Okinawa. the Yamato was sunk along with Japans opes of winning the war
  • battle for berlin

    battle for berlin
    during the battle hitler commited suiccide
    gemany was defending berlin and soviet union was attacking with 6250 tanks where there to seige
  • hitlers suicide

    hitlers suicide
    shot himself in the head and his wife eva consumed poison
  • VE Day

    this was the day that there was victory in europe and the nazi where defeated
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    when Japan refused to surender the US dropped 2 atomic bombs on Hiroshima and nagasaki. the bomb that got dropped on Hiroshima was called Little Boy. it was dropped from the Enola Gay.
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki
    During World War II, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki made Nagasaki the second and, to date, last city in the world to be subject to nuclear attack.
  • vjday

    vjday
    the day that amnirica defeated japan by bring in battleships
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