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U-boats withdrawn from North Atlantic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

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