The Second World War, Vol. 5: Closing The Ring by Winston Churchill

It is a timeline based on the chapters of Winston Churchill's book and the time elapsed in each one. It is meant as an additional tool while reading Volume 5 "Closing The Ring". Created by John Mark Shorack

Book 1: Italy Won

Ch 15 Arctic Convoys Again

March 1943 - 22 October 1943

Ch 13 Hitler's Secret Weapon

15 April 1943 - 18 December 1943

Ch 2 The Conquest of Sicily

20 May 1943 - 17 August 1943

Ch 1 The Command of the Seas, Guadalcanal and New Guinea

22 May 1943 - 30 June 1943

Ch 10 Tensions w/ General de Gaulle

30 May 1943 - 22 November 1943

Ch 3 The Fall of Mussolini

5 July 1943 - 3 August 1943

Ch 12 Island Prizes Lost Rhodes and Leros

2 August 1943 - 21 November 1943

Ch 6 Italy, The Armistice

3 August 1943 - 12 September 1943

Ch 4 Westward Ho! Synthetic Harbours

4 August 1943 - 9 August 1943

Ch 16 Foreign Secretaries' Conference in Moscow

10 August 1943 - 5 November 1943

Ch 5 The Quebec Conference "Quadrant"

11 August 1943 - 26 August 1943

Ch 7 At the White House Again

24 August 1943 - 9 September 1943

Ch 8 The Battle of Salerno, A Homeward Voyage

8 September 1943 - 5 October 1943

Ch 11 The Broken Axis Autumn 1943

21 September 1943 - 6 November 1943

Ch 9 A Spell at Home

21 September 1943 - 19 October 1943

Ch 17 Advent of the Triple Meeting, The High Commands

26 September 1943 - 12 November 1943

Ch 14 Deadlock on the Third Front

12 October 1943 - 20 December 1943

Book 2: Teheranto Rome

Ch 9 Marshal TIto and Yugoslavia

7 July 1943 - 17 May 1944

Ch 3 Conversations and Conferences

Approx. November 1943

Ch 1 Cairo

12 November 1943 - 27 November 1943

Ch 2 Teheran: The Opening

28 November 1943 - 1 May 1944

Ch 4 Teheran: The Crux

30 November 1943

Ch 5 Teheran: Conclusions

1 December 1943 - 2 December 1943

Ch 6 Cairo Again: The High Command

2 December 1943 - 7 December 1943

Ch 7 In Carthage Ruins Anzio

11 December 1943 - 26 December 1943

Ch 8 At Marrakesh Convalescence

27 December 1943 - 29 January 1944

Ch 10 The Anzio Stroke

21 January 1944 - 27 February 1944

Ch 16 Preparations for "Overload"

23 January 1944 - 11 March 1944

Ch 15 Strategy Against Japan

24 January 1944 - 20 March 1944

Ch 14 Burma and Beyond

February 1944 - 22 June 1944

Ch 11 Italy: Cassino

3 February 1944 - 16 April 1944

Ch 12 The Mounting Air Offensive

23 February 1944 - 7 May 1944

Ch 13 The Greek Torment

5 April 1944 - 24 May 1944

Ch 17 Rome May 11 - June 9

11 May 1944 - 9 June 1944

Ch 18 On the Eve

15 May 1944 - 5 June 1944