This is considered the first event of World War 2. Germany invaded Poland by way of Blitzkreig. In response, Great Britain and France declared war on Germany.
Japanese Air Force dropped bombs on Pearl Harbor. This was an American Air Force base in Honolulu, Hawaii. It killed over 2,300 Americans.
This was a naval battle between the Japanese and Americans. It took place in the Pacific and the result was American victory.
This was the largest battle of the war. Germany and its allies fought over the Russian city of Stalingrad.
Great Britain, US, and Canadian troops invaded Normandy, France. The US invaded Omaha beach and Utah beach. Out of 150,000 American soldiers, about 10,000 died.
This was the day Germany surrendered to the Allies. This was the last day of WW2.
The United States bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 146,000 people were killed in the bombing.
This was the day that Japan surrendered. It was a big factor in the war's end.