WW1 begins in Asia.
Initiated World War II in Europe.
Honoring their guarantee of Poland's borders.
It gave the Soviets opportunity to annex countries north of Poland
Initiated the winter war.
Kept allies occupied allowing a suprise attack; Denmark surrenders on the day of the attack.
Germany takes Paris and sets up a puppet state in France.
The Germans, British morale stayed high and the reprieve given to British airfields gave the British Air Force (the RAF) the break it needed.
Germans had suffered a serious reverse and the Tobruk garrison had demonstrated that the "blitzkrieg" tactics could be defeated by resolute infantry who held their ground.
The Siege of Leningrad was a long-lasting military operation that resulted from the failure of the German Army Group North to capture Leningrad which is now referred to as Saint Petersburg, in the Eastern theatre of World War II.
America then became an active participant in World War II, and openly supported allied forces.
The defending forces outnumbered the Japanese invaders by 3 to 2, but were a mixed force of non-combat experienced regular, national guard, constabulary, and newly created Commonwealth units; the Japanese used their best first-line troops at the outset of the campaign.
The battle was for a small island in Central Pacific with the Marines and civilians of the island defending against invaders from Japan.
The battle of coral sea was very important in the way that it improved the ways of having aviation fuel, better destroying control procedures were put up by the Americans, co-operation of the Allied land air forces and U.Shey, it helped them learn from their mistakes to improve on the carrier tactics, instruments, tactics of fighting, and strategies of defence.
Turned the tide of war in the Pacific
The battle of Stalingrad was important as it finally stopped German progression across Russia.
It was the beginning of the Allied invasion of Europe
The US defeated the majority of the Japanese fleet and cut off the Japanese supply lines.
A last ditch effort by Hitler to divide the Allies in two in their drive towards Germany and demolish their ability to provide for themselves.
Brought the hostilities of World War II to a close.