Hitler invaded Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany.
The Japanese Imperial Air Service bombed Pearl Harbor. Killed 2,043 service members.
It was a naval battle. The United States Navy defeated an attack against the Japanese ship Midway Atoll.
Battle against Stalingrad. Germany wanted to take it over, but Stalin orders its citizens to "not take a step back". The Russian army encircles the German soldiers.
The largest seaborne invasion in history. Allied forces landed on Normandy, France.
The formal acceptance of Germany's unconditional surrender.
Victory over Japan day. The day Japan surrendered during WW2.
The United States detonated 2 bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki.