World War 2 Conflicts

Divided by Theater

Atlantic Theater

U-Boats vs. Allied Shipping

1939 - 1945

North African Campaign

June 10 1940 - May 13 1943

Battle for Britain

July 6 1940 - September 10 1940

Image showing areas under Axis (red) and Allied (blue) control:

East African Campaign (before US)

August 4 1940 - November 6 1940

Siege of Tobruk (Before US)

April 11 1941 - November 27 1941

Germany and Italy Declare War on US

December 11 1941

Battle of Stalingrad

August 25 1942 - February 2 1943

Operation Torch: US in North Africa

November 8 1942 - November 16 1942

Allies invade Sicily, capture Mussolini

July 10 1943 - August 17 1943

Italy Switches Sides

September 3 1943 - October 13 1943

D-Day

June 6 1944

Battle of the Bulge

December 16 1944 - January 7 1945

German Forces in Italy Surrender

May 2 1945

Germany Surrenders

May 7 1945

Pacific Theater

Einstein's Nuclear Warning

August 2 1939

Roosevelt Approves Atomic Program

October 9 1941

Pearl Harbor Attacked

December 7 1941

US Declares War on Japan

December 8 1941

Philippines (Japanese Invasion)

December 8 1941 - May 8 1942

Doolittle Raid

April 18 1942

Battle for Midway

June 6 1942 - June 7 1942

Operation Cartwheel

June 30 1943 - March 27 1944

Philippines Campaign (US Liberation)

October 20 1944 - August 15, 1945

Battle of Leyte Gulf

October 23 1944 - October 26 1944

Trinity Test

July 16 1945

Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima

August 6 1945

Nuclear Bombing of Nagasaki

August 9 1945

Japan Surrenders to United States

September 7 1945