Timeline 1940-1945 WWII

Events

Japanese Internment Begins

February 19, 1942

Operation Torch

November 8, 1942

Battle of Stalingrad Ends

February 2, 1943

Axis Forces Surrender in Tunisia

May 12, 1943

Zoot Suit Riots

May 31, 1943

Tehran Conference

November 28, 1943

Anzio Landings

January 22, 1944

Operation Overlord

June 6, 1944

Battle of the Philippine Sea

June 19, 1944 - June 20, 1944

Rome Falls to the Allies

September 5, 1944

Battle of Leyte Gulf

October 23, 1944

Battle of the Bulge Begins

December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945

Allies Return to Manila

February 3, 1945

Yalta Conference

February 4, 1945 - February 11, 1945

Battle of Iwo Jima Begins

February 19, 1945 - March 26, 1945

Battle of Okinawa Begins

April 1, 1945

FDR dies

April 12, 1945

Mussolini Shot by Italian Partisans

April 28, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

V-J Day

September 2, 1945