Timeline of Events (1940-1945)

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Japanese internment begins

Feb 19, 1942

Operation Torch

November 8 1942 - November 16 1942

Zoot Suit Riots

1943

Battle of Stalingrad ends

feb 2 1943

Axis forces surrender in Tunisia

May 13, 1943

Tehran Conference

November 28, 1943 - December 1, 1943

Anzio landings

January 22, 1944

Rome falls to the Allies

June 5, 1944

Operation Overlord

June 6 1944 - August 25 1944

Battle of Philipine Sea

June 19 1944 - June 20 1944

Battle of Leyte Gulf

October 23 1944 - October 26 1944

Battle of the Bulge begins

December 16, 1944

Allies return to Manila

Feb 3 1945

Yalta Conference

Feb 4 1945 - feb 11 1945

Battle of Iwo Jima begins

Feb 19 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 Nagasaki

August 6 1945 - August 9 1945

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

August 6 1945

V-J Day

September 2, 1945