World War II

European Theater

Hitler invades Poland

September 1939

The Phony War (Sitzkrieg)

Oct 1939 - April 1940

Hitler occupies Benelux countries

May 1940

France Falls

June 1940

Hitler Begins the Battle of Britain

august 1940

Operation Barbarossa

June 22 1941

Atlantic Charter

August 1941

Secret meeting b/w Churchill and FDR

Hitler's Final Solution

1942

Battle of Stalingrad

Aug 1942 - Jan 1943

Battle of El Alamein

oct 1942 - may 1943

Between Britain and Germany in North Africa

Meeting at Casablanca

Jan 1943

Eisenhower invades Italy

July 1943

Meeting in Tehran

Dec 1943

B/W FDR, Churchill, and Stalin

Allies liberate Rome

June 4 1944

D-Day

June 6 1944

Battle of the Buldge

Dec 1944

Meeting in Yalta

Feb 1945

B/W FDR, Churchill, Stalin

V.E. Day

May 8 1945

Meeting in Ptosdam

Jul 1945

B/W Truman, Stalin, and Atlee

Pacific Theater

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Dec 7 1941

Battle of Midway

June 1942

First Japanese Kamikaze attacks

Oct 1944

Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima + Nagasaki

Aug 6 1945 - aug 10 1945

V.J Day

August 14 1945