World War 2

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  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    Germany defeated the polish army within weeks of the invasion with 2,000 tanks and 1,000 planes.
  • Battle of Dunkirk

    Battle of Dunkirk
    Between the Allies and Germany
  • Attack on Mers-el-Kébir

    Attack on Mers-el-Kébir
    Part of Operation Catapult
  • Operation Sea Lion

    Operation Sea Lion
    Operation Sea lion was never carried out.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacked Pearl Harbor then the US declared war
  • Battle of Guam

    Battle of Guam
    Engagement during the pacific war.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    Major naval battle in the Pacific Theater between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Allies invated French North America, this was the first time the Brtish and Americans worked on an invasion together.
  • Battle of Tarawa

    Battle of Tarawa
    First American offensive in the critical pacific region.
  • Anzio Landing

    Anzio Landing
    troops of the Fifth Army swarmed ashore on a fifteen-mile stretch of Italian beach near
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    American troops stormed the beaches of Normandy France
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden
    It was the largest airborne operation of all time. fought in the Netherlands and Germany.
  • Battle of Berlin

    Battle of Berlin
    the Red Army breached the German front as a result of the Vistula Oder Offensive
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    America fought for and captured IwoJima Japan.
  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler's Suicide
    Hitler commited suicide by shotgun
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    There was victory over Europe
  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki
    Naval base during WWII, target of the worlds second .atomic bomb attack.
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    Atomic bombing site.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    Victory over Japan.
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    Battle of Britain

    Was the first major campaign be fought entirely by airforces and the most sustained aerial bombing campaign to that date.
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    Operation Barbarossa

    It was the code name for Germany's invasion on the Soviet Union.
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    Battle of Leningrad

    An attack by the Germans to capture Leningrad.
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    Battle of Midway

    The U.S. navy defeated the Japanese navy and caused the Japanese fleat a lot of damage.
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    Battle of Guadacanal

    A battle between Allies and Japanese, The largest Marine operation of that time.
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    Battle of the Bulge

    Was the last attempt to split the allies by Hitler. The attack was mostly against Americans.
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    Battle of Okinawa

    250,000 lives were lost, and the U.S. navy lost 36 ships and 368 damaged.
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    The Invasion of France

    Germany invaded Belgium and wanted to gain control over france.