The German army launched an invasion on Poland that ultimately started WW. The battle for Poland only lasted about a month until the Germans won.
A surprise attack initiated by Japan set on the port at Pearl Harbor. The bombing killed many and destroyed ships all through the port. it was "a day that will live in infamy."
The Battle of Stalingrad was the largest confrontation of WW2. Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad.
In the Battle of Midway, the United States Navy defeated a Japanese attack against Midway Atoll, marking a turning point in WW2.
D-Day (The Normandy Landings) were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy during WW2.
- was the largest seaborne invasion in history
V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day) , is a day of celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of WW2.
The United States dropped 2 bombs on 2 major Japanese cities.
V-J Day (Victory Over Japan Day), is the day in which Japan surrendered in WW2, bringing the war to an end.