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U-boats withdrawn from North Atlantic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

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