Hitler sent many troops, the air force, and warships to take control of Poland.
Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. This surprise bomb attack damaged 20 American naval vessels, over 300 planes, and killed more than 2,400 Americans.
A battle between the U.S. Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
This battle was a brutal military campaign between Russia forces and those of the Nazi Germany and the Axis powers.
American, British, and Canadian forces invaded France's Normandy region.
Great Britain and America rejoiced the defeat of the Nazi war machine.
American B-29 bomber dropped the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
Japan surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War 2.