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Japan invades Manchuria of September 19, 1931

September 19, 1931

Mussolini invades Ethiopia of October 1935

October 1935

Invasion of the Rhineland of March 7, 1936

March 7, 1936

Berlin-Rome Axis w/ Mussolini of October 21, 1936

October 21, 1936

Japan invades China, capturing the capital, Nanking of December 13, 1937

December 13, 1937

Invasion of Czechoslovakia of October 1, 1938

October 1, 1938

Hitler invades the Sudetenland of October 3, 1938

October 3, 1938

General Montgomery's counterattack to Rommel of October 23, 1938

October 23, 1938

Mussolini invades Albabia of April 7, 1939

April 7, 1939

Non-aggression Pact of August 23, 1939

August 23, 1939

W. Poland invaded by Germany of September 1, 1939

September 1, 1939

"Phony War" of September 1939

September 1939 - April 1940

Britain and France declare war on Germany of September 3, 1939

September 3, 1939

Britain and France declare war on Germany of September 3, 1939

September 3, 1939

Stalin invades E. Poland of September 17, 1939

September 17, 1939

Stalin annexes Baltic's of September 24, 1939

September 24, 1939

Invasion of Denmark and Norway of April 9, 1940

April 9, 1940

Hitler blitzkriegs the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg of May 1940

May 1940

Rescue at Dunkirk of May 29, 1940

May 29, 1940

Rescue at Dunkirk of May 29, 1940

May 29, 1940

France falls of June 5, 1940

June 5, 1940

Battle of Britain of July 10, 1940

July 10, 1940

British fight in Battle of Britain of July 10, 1940

July 10, 1940

British fight back in Egypt of September 1940

September 1940

Mussolini attacks Egypt of September 13, 1940

September 13, 1940

Lend Lease of January 10, 1941

January 10, 1941

Fight the British back in Libya: February 12, 1941

February 12, 1941

Hitler blitzkriegs Greece & Yugoslavia: April 6, 1941

April 6, 1941

Operation Barbossa: June 22, 1941

June 22, 1941

Battle of the Philippines: December 1941 - May 1942

December 1941 - May 1942

Pearl Harbor: December 7, 1941

December 7, 1941

U.S. declares on Axis powers: December 8, 1941

December 8, 1941

Bataan Death March: April 9, 1942

April 9, 1942

Doolittle Raid: April 18, 1942

April 18, 1942

Battle of Midway: June 4, 1942

June 4, 1942

Battle of Guadalcanal: June 8, 1942

June 8, 1942

Manhattan Project: August 13, 1942

August 13, 1942

Battle of El Alamein: October 23, 1942

October 23, 1942

Operation Torch: November 1942

November 1942

Japan invades Philippines: January 1943

January 1943

Capture of Rome by Allies: June 5, 1944

June 5, 1944

D-Day: June 6, 1944

June 6, 1944

Operation Valkyrie: July 20, 1944

July 20, 1944

Battle of the Bulge: December 1944

December 1944

V-E Day: May 8, 1945

May 8, 1945

Hiroshima: August 6, 1945

August 6, 1945

Nagasaki: August 9, 1945

August 9, 1945

V-J Day: August 9, 1945

August 9, 1945