Germany invades Poland. in 1939, German forces bombed Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler seeks to regain lost territory and ultimately rule Poland. World War II had begun. The German invasion of Poland was a primer on how Hitler intended to wage war what would become the blitzkrieg
Attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7 1941
The Attack on Pearl Harbor happened on December 7th, 1941. Japanese airplanes made a surprise attack on the US Navy in Pearl Harbor. They destroyed many ships and killed many soldiers. It was this attack that forced the United States to enter World War II.
Battle of Midway
June 4 1942 - June 7 1942
The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place on 4–7 June 1942, six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea. ... Four Japanese and three American aircraft carriers participated in the battle.
Battle of Stalingrad
23 August 1942 - 2 February 1943
Battle of Stalingrad, (July 17, 1942–February 2, 1943), successful Soviet defense of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd), Russia, U.S.S.R. , during World War II. ... It stopped the German advance into the Soviet Union and marked the turning of the tide of war in favour of the Allies.
June 6, 1944
The day (June 6, 1944) in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy.
May 8 1945
Facts and Summary, V-E Day, also written VE Day: V-E Day stands for Victory in Europe Day. ... V-E Day commemorates the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allied forces in 1945, ending World War II in Europe.
August 6, 1945
On August 6, 1945, during World War II (1939-45), an American B-29 bomber dropped the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure.
August 14, 1945
n August 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. Since then, both August 14 and August 15 have been known as “Victoryover Japan Day,” or simply “V-J Day.”