World War Two overview

Events

German Blitz Krieg

September 1939 - April 1941

Invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939 - October 6, 1939

Italian Invasion of Egypt

September 9, 1940 - September 16, 1940

German forces arrive in North Africa

February 1941

First Japanese bombing of Darwin

February 19, 1941

German forces retreat from Tobruk

April 10, 1941 - November 27, 1941

Operation Barbarossa

June 22, 1941 - December 5, 1941

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 1941 - August 9, 1941

Pearl Harbour attack

December 7, 1941

Battle of Coral Sea

May 8, 1942

Battle of Midway

June 3, 1942 - June 7, 1942

Battle of Stalingrad

August 1942 - February 2, 1943

Katyn Massacre

April 14, 1943

Italy surrenders WW2

September 8, 1943

D'Day Landings

June 6, 1944

German officers try to assassinate Hitler

July 20, 1944

Battle of the bulge

December 16, 1944 - January 2, 1945

Liberation of Auschwitz

January 27, 1945

Yalta Conference

February 4, 1945 - February 11, 1945

Firebombing of Dresden

February 13, 1945 - February 15, 1945

Germany surrenders WW2

May 7, 1945

Japan surrenders WW2

August 15, 1945