World War II

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  • invasion of poland

    invasion of poland
    the german air force dropped bombs over poland airfield bases, railroads, and cities.
    germans tanks raced across the polish contrieside, spreading terror. this was their first test of Blitzkrieg.
  • Battle of the Alantic

    The longest continuous military campaign of WWII. it ended in 1945.
  • Invasion of France

    Hitler handed French officers his term of surrender. Germans occupied the northern part of France.
  • Operation Sealion (proposed)

    This was a plan for a land invasion of England.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    germanys goal was to gain control of the britain skies by destroying britain airforce. when through the summer and the fall. the british aiforlce shot down over 185 german planes.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Over 4.5 million troops from the Axis Powers attacked different parts of the USSR.
  • The war becomes global

    The war becomes global
    Germany, along with other European Axis members and Finland, invaded the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. The primary targets of this surprise offensivewere the Baltic region, Moscow, and Ukraine, with an ultimate goal of ending the 1941 campaign near the Arkhangelsk-Astrakhan line, connecting the Caspian and White Seas. Hitler's objectives were to eliminate the Soviet Union as a military power, exterminate Communism,
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japenese dive bombers swooped low over Pearl Hasrbor. The bomber was followed be 180 Japenese warplanes. In less then 2 hours the Japenese killed 2,403 Americans.
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    This was a major Naval battle between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the US Naval and Air Force.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    it was the most important naval battle the US navy defeted the imerpial japanese navy
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in southwestern Russia. The battle's outcome was disastrous for Germany, making its victory in the East impossible.The battle marked the turning of the tide of war in favor of the Allies.
  • Battle of Guadacanal

    Battle of Guadacanal
    Mainly Americans landed on the islands of guadalcanal and in ths southern solomon islands, they inended to use them as bases. They renemed Tulgai and Florida, Henderson Field.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    was the British-American invasion of French North Africa in World War II during the North African Campaign,
  • japanese occupation of Burma

    Japan gained power of burma by force in 1942 and they lost power at the end of the war.
  • battle of tarawa

    This was a battle in the pacific, it was the first American offense. It was an American victory.
  • Anzio Landing

    Anzio Landing
    A successful opperation against axis powers.
  • Battle of Leningrad

    Battle of Leningrad
    It was one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history and one of the most costly in terms of casualties.
  • Battle for Berlin

    This was one of the most bloody battles in history. A Soviet Union victory and dissolusioned Germany.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated. The Normandy landings were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, also known as Operation Overlord and Operation Neptune, during World War II.
  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden
    was an Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. It was the largest airborne operation of all time.
  • 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
  • Battle of the Bulge

    also known as the Ardennes Offensive and the Von Rundstedt Offensive. the "bulge" being the initial incursion the Germans put into the Allies' line of advance, as seen in maps presented in contemporary newspapers.
  • Battle of Okinowa

    Battle of Okinowa
    was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War. lasted 82 days. Japan lost over 100,000 troops killed or captured. and the Allies suffered more than 50,000 casualties of all kinds.
  • Hitler's Suicide

    Hitler killed himself by gunshot. His wife also killed herself by poison.
  • VE day

    the day when the worls war II allies formally acctepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces on the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Hitlers reign
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    destroyed by a nuclear weappon near the end of world war II
  • VJ day

    VJ day
    is a name chosen for the day on which the Surrender of Japan occurred, effectively ending World War II
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