Key events of ww2

Events

Holocaust begins

30 January 1933

Germany invaded Poland

1 September 1939

Britain and France declare war on Germany

3 September 1939

The fall of France

10 May 1940

German forces began their advance in North Africa

10 june 1940

Italy enters war on German side

10 June 1940

Battle of Britain

10 July 1940

Germany invaded Greece

6 April 1941

The siege of Tobruk began

10 April 1941

Germany start invasion of Russia

22 June 1941

Operation Barbarossa

22 June 1941

Japan Attack pearl Harbour

7 December 1941

The fall of Singapore to the Japanese

15 February 1942

battle of Midway

4 June 1942

The battle of El Alemein

23 October 1942

The surrender of the German army

2 February 1943

Allied invasion Italy

3 September 1943

Italy Surrender

13 October 1943

D-day

6 June 1944

Paris liberated

25 August 1944

American troops landed on the island of Iwo Jima

19 February 1945

Hitler commits suicide

30 April 1945

VE day

8 May 1945

Atomic bombs dropped

6 August 1945

VP day

15 August 1945