Approx. September 1, 1939 - Approx. October 6, 1939
The Invasion of Poland was the first event to start the beginning of World War II. This was a German invasion into Poland and began on September 1, 1939. The tactic they used to invade was called Blitzkrieg.
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Approx. December 7, 1941
The Attack on Pearl Harbor was an unexpected attack on December 7, 1941. The United States naval base was destroyed by the Japanese Navy.
The Battle of Stalingrad
1942 - Approx. February 2, 1943
The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the biggest confrontation of World War II. Germany and others fought the Soviet Union for taking control over the city of Stalingrad.
Battle of Midway
June 4, 1942 - June 7, 1942
The Battle of Midway was a naval battle In World War II. This occured 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
June 6, 1944
D-Day or known as Normandy landings, was the largest seaborne invasion in history. This occured during World War II in Operation Overload.
May 8, 1945
V-E Day or Victory in Europe Day, was a celebration of the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II. This marked the Allied victory in Europe in 1945.
August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945
Atomic Bombs were a nuclear weapon used during World War II. It's an explosive device from nuclear reactions.
August 15, 1945
V-J Day or Victory over Japan Day, was an event which imperial Japan surrendered to World War II. This brought World War II to an end.