Hitler forms an alliance with the Soviets and attack Poland, starting WW2
The Battle of France
Hitler and the Nazi party take France
The Battle of Britain
7/10/1940 - 10/31/1940
The Nazis go for the UK, the only Allied power left. However, the UK holds them off and Hitler calls a retreat.
The Seige of Leningrad
9/8/1941 - 1/1944
Germany attacks the Soviet Union with air raids and artillery fire.
The Pearl Harbor Bombings
The Japanese bomb a major US Naval base, and the US declares war on Japan.
The Battle of Stalingrad
8/23/1942 - 2/2/1943
Germany attack and burn Stalingrad, home to the USSR's best Military factories, but the Soviets hold them off.
Italy Leaves WW2
The Italian dictator, Mussolini is overthrown by the Italian revolution and leave the war.
The Invasion of Italy
The Allies invade Italy from Egypt and the Italians assassinate Mussolini
The Battle of Lenino
The Polish and Soviets try to invade German-owned Lenino, which failed.
The Allies, the US, UK and Canada, invade German-ruled Normandy, which was a huge advantage for the allies.
The Battle of the Bulge
12/16/1944 - 1/25/1945
The Allies get pushed back in the Nazis last major offensive, which causes a bulge in the front. This 'bulge' gave the battle its name.
The Invasion of Iwo Jima
2/19/1945 - 3/27/1945
The US pushed the Japanese farther back, and grabbed another win in the Pacific war
The Battle of Okinawa
4/1/1945 - 6/22/1945
The US attacked Japan in a major naval battle that ended the war. Japan lost 110,000 troops and multiple destroyers and aircraft carriers.
Hitler Commits Suicide
Hitler's rein comes to an end, and the war in Europe is over.
The Manhattan Project
USA scientists came up with the atomic bomb, a $2 billion monster that destroys 800 yds in every direction. The US dropped one on Heroshima and one on Nagasaki and when Japan couldn't take it, they surrendered, ending WW2.