Around 1.5 million Nazis invaded Poland and bombed polish airfields and sent ships to attack the polish navy. Hitler stated that it was a defensive action and it would bring living space for the Germans.
Battle of Midway
June 3, 1941 - June 6, 1941
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle where the U.S. defended a major naval base, 6 months after Pearl Harbor.
Attack on pearl harbor
Dec 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor is a U.S. naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, that was the scene of a massive aerial attack from japan that destroyed or damage 20 naval vessels including 8 battleships and over 300 aircraft. Over 2,400 Americans died including civilians and over 1,000 others wounded.
Battle of Stalingrad
Aug 23, 1942 - Feb 2, 1943
This battle was a massive campaign between Germany and Soviet Russia. This battle is infamous as one of the largest, longest and bloodiest engagements in modern warfare.
June 6 1944
D-Day was the storming of the beaches of Normandy where the Nazis where held up in bunkers on a cliff overlooking the beach.
May 8, 1945
The day when Both America and Britain celebrated the defeat of the Nazis.
Aug 6, 1945 - Aug 9, 1945
The atomic bombs were the bombs America dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
August 14, 1945
The day the U.S. beat Japan in which they surrendered during WW2