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U-boats withdrawn from North Atlantic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

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