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U-boats withdrawn from North Atlantic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

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