The Second World War, Vol. 2: Their Finest Hour 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 the books. Created by John Mark Shorack

Book 1: The Fall Of France

Ch 2 The Battle of France: Gamelin

10 May 1940 - 16 May 1940

The First Week

Ch 1 The National Coalition

11 May 1940 - 21 May 1940

Ch 6 The Rush For The Spoils

16 May 1940 - 26 June 1940

Ch 3 The Battle of France: Weygand

17 May 1940 - 24 May 1940

The Second Week

Ch 4 The March To The Sea

24 May 1940 - 31 May 1940

Ch 5 The Deliverance of Dunkirk

26 May 1940 - 4 June 1940

Ch 8 Home Defence

June 1940

Ch 7 Back To France

4 June 1940 - 12 June 1940

Ch 12 The Apparatus of Counter-Attack

4 June 1940 - 31 August 1940

Ch 9 The French Agony

12 June 1940 - 16 June 1940

Ch 10 The Bordeaux Armistice

13 June 1940 - 24 June 1940

Ch 14 The Invasion Problem

18 June 1940 - 13 August 1940

Ch 11 Admiral Darlan and the French Fleat: Oran

18 June 1940 - 1 July 1940

Ch 13 At Bay

July 1940

Ch 15 Operation Sea Lion

16 July 1940 - 7 September 1940

Book 2: Alone

Ch 5 The United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases

15 May 1940 - 5 September 1940

Ch 6 Egypt and the Middle East

10 June 1940 - 11 August 1940

Ch 4 The Wizard War

July 1940 - 23 August 1940

Ch 7 The Mediterranean Passage

3 July 1940 - 21 August 1940

Ch 1 The Battle of Britain

31 July 1940 - 15 September 1940

Ch 9 Dakar

3 August 1940 - 25 September 1940

Ch 11 Relations with Vichy and Spain

7 August 1940 - 23 November 1940

Ch 8 September Tensions

September 1940

Ch 2 The Blitz

7 September 1940 - 14 September 1940

Ch 3 "London Can Take It"

13 September 1940 - 22 October 1940

Ch 10 Mr. Eden's Mission

October 1940

Ch 12 Mussolini Attacks Greece

15 October 1940 - 30 November 1940

Ch 15 Ocean Peril

27 October 1940 - 13 December 1940

Ch 13 Lend-Lease

6 November 1940 - 31 December 1940

Ch 14 Germany and Russia

12 November 1940 - 18 December 1940

Ch 16 Desert Victory

8 December 1940 - 5 January 1941