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Germany invades Poland

September 1939

World War II begins

Germany invades Denmark and Poland

April 1940

Germany invades Belgium and the Netherlands

May 1940

Germany begins bombing Britain

July 1940

Germany invades the Soviet Union

June 1941

Japan bombs Pearl Harbor

December 1941

The U.S. declares war on Japan

Allies defeat Japan in the Battle of Midway

June 1942

The tide turns

German troops surrender in Stalingrad, USSR

February 1943

Axis troops in northern Africa surrender

May 1943

Italy surrenders

September 1943


June 1944

Allied troops land in France and begin invasion

Germany surrenders

May 1945

World War II ends in Europe