World War II Theaters of Warfare Timeline

European Theater of Warfare

The Phony War

September 1939 - April 1940

Invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939 - October 6, 1939

Battle of the Atlantic

September 3, 1939 - May 1945

Battle of Britian

July 10, 1940 - October 31, 1940

operation sealion june 1940

Operation Barbarossa

June 22, 1941

Siege at Lennigrad September 8, 1941 to January 27, 1944
Battle of Stalingrad July 1942 to February 1943

D-Day

June 6, 1944 - August 30, 1944

Operation Bagration

June 22, 1944 - August 19, 1944

Operation Market Garden

September 17, 1944 - September 25, 1944

Battle of the Bulge

December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945

Battle of Berlin

April 1945 - May 1945

Pacific Theater of Warfare

Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Battle of Bataan

April 3, 1942 - April 9, 1942

Battle of Coral Sea

May 4, 1942 - May 8, 1942

Battle of Midway

June 4, 1942 - June 6, 1942

Battle of Guadalcanal

August 7, 1942 - February 1943

Battle of Tarawa

November 20, 1943 - November 23, 1943

Battle of Leyte Gulf

October 23, 1944 - October 26, 1944

Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 1945 - March 16, 1945

Battle of Okinawa

April 1, 1945 - June 21, 1945

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945

North African Theater of Warfare

First Battle of El Alamein

July 1, 1942 - July 27, 1942

Second Battle of El Alamein

October 23, 1942 - November 8, 1942

Operation Torch

November 8, 1942 - May 13, 1943

Tunisian Campaign

March 13, 1943 - May 17, 1943

Operation Husky

July 9, 1943 - August 17, 1943

Operation Avalanche

September 9, 1943 - October 1943