The German army Invaded Poland which was the start of WWll.
Japan made a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. 2,403 died and 1,100 people were injured.
The Battle of Stalingrad was the largest confrontation of World War ll. Germany fought the Soviet Union for the control of the city of Stalingrad.
Fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan's first line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots.
The first day of any large military operation.
An American B-29 bomber dropped the first atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Another atomic bomb was dropped 3 days later in Nagasaki and it killed 40,000 people
The day in which imperial Japan surrendered in WWII which brought the war to an end.
A day celebrating the formal acceptance by the allies of World War ll of Nazi Germanys unconditional surrender.