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

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