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World War 2 (1939)

Jewish Emigration

1-4-39 - 1-5-39

Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration

Bomb shelter in England

2-25-39 - 2-26-39

1st Anderson bomb shelter in Britain erected in an Islington garden

Britain and Poland agreement

3-31-39 - 4-1-39

Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany

Britain and Poland agreement (Part 2)

4-6-39 - 4-7-39

Great Britain & Poland sign military pact

Churchil signs

5-19-39 - 5-20-39

Churchill signs British-Russian anti-nazi pact

Thetis sinks

6-1-39 - 6-2-39

British sub "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard

Jewish enterprises closed

7-16-39 - 7-17-39

German Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises

Russia defends Mongolia

8-20-39 - 8-21-39

Russian offensive under General Zjoekov against Japanese invasion in Mongolia

WW2 starts

9-1-39 - 9-2-39

WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig

Churchill speaks out

10-1-39 - 10-2-39

Churchill calls Soviets "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"

Russia revokes Finland trust treaty

11-28-39 - 11-29-39

Soviet government revokes Russian-Finnish non-attack treaty

Battle at La Peta

12-13-39 - 12-14-39

Battle at La Plata - 3 British cruisers vs German Graf Spee

World War 2 (1940)

Rationing begins

1-8-40 - 1-9-40

Rationing begins in Britain.

Russia moves on Finland

2-1-40 - 2-2-40

Russia begins new offensive against Finland

Finland surrenders land

3-13-40 - 3-14-40

Finland-Russian cease fire signed, Finland gives up Karelische

Norway landing

4-14-40 - 4-15-40

Allied troops land in Norway

Norway surrenders to Nazis

5-10-40 - 5-11-40

Norway surrenders to the Nazis; Italy declares war on Britain and France.

Allied evacuate Dunkirk

5-26-40 - 5-27-40

Evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk begins.

Battle of Britain begins

6-10-40 - 6-11-40

Battle of Britain begins

Air raids on Berlin begin

7-25-40 - 7-26-40

First British air raid on Berlin.

US Bill passed

9-16-40 - 9-17-40

United States military conscription bill passed.

Italy invades Greece

10-28-40 - 10-29-40

Italy invades Greece

Roosevelt stays president

11-5-40 - 11-6-40

Roosevelt re-elected as U.S. president.

British begin African military persuit

12-9-40 - 12-10-40

British begin a western desert offensive in North Africa against the Italians.

World War 2 (1941)

Tobruk falls

1-22-41 - 1-23-41

Tobruk in North Africa falls to the British and Australians.

British forces advance

2-11-41 - 2-12-41

British forces advance into Italian Somaliland in East Africa.

Stalin is warned

3-3-41 - 3-4-41

Churchill warns Stalin of German invasion

British forces arrive in Greece

3-7-41 - 3-8-41

British forces arrive in Greece.

Bismarck sinks

5-27-41 - 5-28-41

Sinking of the Bismarck by the British Navy.

Allies invade

6-8-41 - 6-9-41

Allies invade Syria and Lebanon.

British occupy Syria

7-14-41 - 7-15-41

British occupy Syria

Atlantic Charter

8-14-41 - 8-15-41

Roosevelt and Churchill announce the Atlantic Charter.

Sea battle

9-4-41 - 9-5-41

US destroyer Greer fires on German submarine U-652

Churchill routes forces south

10-25-41 - 10-26-41

Winston Churchill routes "Forces South" to SE Asia

British ship sank

11-14-41 - 11-15-41

British aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" sank in Mediterranean

Germany sub sank

12-1-41 - 12-2-41

British cruiser Devonshire sinks German sub Python

World War 2 (1942)

Arcadia Conference

1-14-42 - 1-15-42

The U.S. and Britain conclude the Arcadia Conference in Washington, DC. Roosevelt and Churchill agreed to establish a Combined Chiefs of Staff and to the make defeating Germany their first priority. Winning the war in Europe would come before winning the war in Pacific.

Factories switch to war production

2-2-42 - 2-3-42

US auto factories switch from commercial to war production

Non-military duty

3-19-42 - 3-20-42

FDR orders men between 45 & 64 to register for non military duty

US surrenders in Bataan

4-9-42 - 4-10-42

U.S. troops on Bataan in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese, and the Bataan Death March begins

Us surrender in Corregidor

5-6-42 - 5-7-42

The remaining U.S. troops on Corregidor in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese.

Battle of Midway

6-5-42 - 6-6-42

The U.S. defeat the Japanese at the Battle of Midway. Together with the Battle of the Coral Sea, this marks the turning point in the war in the Pacific

American bombing mission

7-4-42 - 7-5-42

1st American bombing mission over enemy-occupied Europe (WW II)

US troops land on Guadal Canal

8-7-42 - 8-8-42

U.S. troops land on Guadalcanal.

British & US bombing

9-5-42 - 9-6-42

British & US bomb Le Havre & Bremen

Battle of Esperance

10-12-42 - 10-13-42

US navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance

Tobruk

11-13-42 - 11-14-42

British troops recapture Tobruk, Libya.

US push Japanese back

12-9-42 - 12-10-42

Australian and U.S. Army forces under MacArthur fight back the Japanese at Gona in New Guinea.

World War 2 (1943)

Extraterritorial rights in China

1-11-43 - 1-12-43

US & Britain relinquish extraterritorial rights in China

48 hour work week in war industry

2-9-43 - 2-10-43

FDR orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry

Battle of Bismark Sea

3-3-43 - 3-4-43

US defeats Japan & wins Battle of Bismark Sea

Allies bomb Mortsel

4-5-43 - 4-6-43

Allies bomb Mortsel

Assault on Tunis

4-6-43 - 4-7-43

British 1st army opens assault on Tunis

British invaces Pantelleria

6-11-43 - 6-12-43

British invades Pantelleria

Invasion of Sicily

7-10-43 - 7-11-43

US, British and Canadian forces invade Sicily in WW II (Operation Husky)

US occupy Troina, Sicily

8-7-43 - 8-8-43

US 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily

Italy surrenders

9-8-43 - 9-9-43

Italy surrenders to Allies in WW II

Allies capture Naples

10-1-43 - 10-2-43

Allied forces captured Naples during WW II

Discussion of ways to defeat Japan

11-22-43 - 11-23-43

FDR, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan

Allies agree to D-Day

12-1-43 - 12-2-43

FDR, Churchill & Stalin agree to Operation Overlord (D-Day)

World War 2 (1944)

British take Maungdaw, Burma

1-10-44 - 1-11-44

British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma

Allies set foot on Japanese territory

2-2-44 - 2-3-44

Allied troops 1st set foot on Japanese territory

Bombing resumes in Berlin

3-8-44 - 3-9-44

US resumes bombing Berlin

Dive bombs attack Tirpitz

4-3-44 - 4-4-44

British dive bombers attack battle cruiser Tirpitz

British occupy Kohima

5-14-44 - 5-15-44

British troops occupy Kohima

British glides touch on French soil

6-4-44 - 6-5-44

1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day

Allied assault on Carpiquet

7-4-44 - 7-5-44

Allied assault on Carpiquet airport at Caen

Allies conquer Myitkyina, Burma

8-3-44 - 8-4-44

Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma

US leaders meet in Belgium

9-2-44 - 9-3-44

US leaders meet in Belgium

British land on Greek continent

10-4-44 - 10-5-44

British troops land on Greek continent

Allied troops reach Zoutelande, Walcheren

11-5-44 - 11-6-44

Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren

General strike in Greece

12-3-44 - 12-4-44

British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece

World War 2 (1945)

France joins the UN

1-1-45 - 1-2-45

France joins the UN

USSR captures Budapest

2-13-45 - 2-14-45

USSR captures Budapest, after 49-day battle with Germany; 159,000 die

Firebombing of Tokyo

3-10-45 - 3-11-45

The Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.

Us liberate death camp Ohrdruk, Germany

4-4-45 - 4-5-45

US forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany

Russia takes Berlin

5-2-45 - 5-3-45

Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders

Us defeat Japanese on Okinawa

6-21-45 - 6-22-45

US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa during WW II

Liberation of Phillippines declared

7-5-45 - 7-6-45

World War II: Liberation of the Philippines declared.

Atom Bomb dropped

8-5-45 - 8-6-45

Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

Japan surrenders

9-1-45 - 9-2-45

Japan surrenders ending WW II

Atomic bomb shared with Britain and Canada

10-8-45 - 10-9-45

Harry Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain & Canada

Buchenwald Nazi camp liberated

11-10-45 - 11-11-45

Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald liberated by US

Uruguay joins UN

12-18-45 - 12-19-45

Uruguay joins U N