Chronology of Major WWII Events

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San Francisco conference starts, launching United Nations Org
Finnish-Soviet war starts
Mac Arthur returns to Philippines
Internment of Japanese-Americans begins on US West Coast
Eighth USAAF mounts its first rain on Germany
Germany invades Norway and Denmark
US forces land on Iwo Jima
Germans launch Battle of the Bulge
Potsdam conference begins
Tobruk falls to Rommel
Battle of Britain begins
Prince of Wales sunk off Malaysia; Japan invade Philippines
Germans commence Operation TYPHOON aimed at Moscow
Hong Kong falls to Japanese
Placentia Bay conference: Atlantic Charter by FDR, Churchill
U-boats withdrawn from North Atlantic
Churchill defeated in British elections; Attlee becomes PM
US forces land on Okinawa
Start of final battle at El Alamein
USSR declares war on Japan, invades Manchukuo
Germany invades Poland
Hitler postpones Operation SEALION indefinitely
Peru invades Ecuador
US Third Army crosses Rhine at Remagen
Tank battle of Kursk begins
Red Army takes Warsaw
Dunkirk evacuation starts
German airborne forces land on Crete
UN Declaration signed by China, UK, USA, USSR
Pearl Harbor
Allied invasion of Sicily
First RAF thousand-bomber raid on Germany
Dumbarton Oaks Conference starts
Red Army counter-offensive in front of Moscow starts
German forces capitulate at Stalingrad
Churchill becomes PM of Britain
Casablanca conference
France signs armistice with Germany
Operation MARKET GARDEN launched
Italy invades Greece
Start of V-1 bombardment against England
Air raid on Dresden
Bretton Woods conference starts
Battle fo the Coral Sea starts
Mussolini deposed, arrested
Yalta conference between Big 3 starts
Soviet and US troops meet at Torgau
USSR invades Poland
Finnish-Soviet war ends
British forces being evacuating Greece
FDR dies; Truman becomes President
Battle of Leyte Gulf begins
Strategic air offensive against Japan begins
First V-2 rocket raids against Britain start
Siege of Leningrad ends
Hitler assassination attempt fails
D-Day: Operation OVERLORD into Normandy
Battle of Midway
Operation TORCH beings: allied landing in northwest Africa
Warsaw Uprising crushed by Germans while Red Army stands by
Alamogordo Trinity test
Japanese assets in US frozen, blocking all shipments including oil
US troops land on Guadalcanal
First controlled nuclear chain reaction started in Chicago
Axis forces capitulate in N. Africa
Tripartite Pact between Germany, Italy, Japan
Quebec conference starts
US forces land on Tarawa
VE Day: German unconditional surrender
Doolittle raid on Tokyo
Italy surrenders; Germans occupy two-thirds of Italian territory
Germans launch offensive BLUE into Soviet Caucasus
Italy declares war on Japan
Tehran conference of Big 3 starts
Germany launches Fall Gelb, the offensive in the West
Mussolini shot by partisans
Red Army takes Berlin
Haiti declares war on Bulgaria
Hitler commits suicide
Rommel arrives in libya
Germany, Italy declare war on USA
Germany invades USSR (BARBAROSSA)
Hirohito announces Japan's unconditional surrender

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