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U-boats withdrawn from North Atlantic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

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