WW2

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  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries, it started in 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force defended the United Kingdom against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force. This went on for 3 months and 3 week, ending on the 31st of October 1940
  • Pearl Harbour

    Pearl Harbour
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. This lead to America's formal entrance into the war.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia. This went on for a year until it ended on 2nd of February, 1943
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway was a naval battle which took place in the Pacific Ocean in between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea
  • D-Day Invasion

    D-Day Invasion
    D-day (or the Normandy landings) were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive, was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II, and took place from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps and Navy landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II which went from the 19th of February 1945 to the 26th of March 1945
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    The Battle of Okinawa was a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Marine and Army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army which took place on April 1st 1945 to 22nd of June 1945.
  • Adolf Hitler’s death

    Adolf Hitler’s death
    On April 30th 1945, Adolf Hitler shot himself along with his wife Eva Braun after the Red Cross and the western allies were advancing onto Germany
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    V-E Day (or Victory over Europe day) is a day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces on the 8 May 1945.
  • Atomic bombings of Hiroshima

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima
    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively, with the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement.
  • Bombing of Nagasaki

    Bombing of Nagasaki
    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively, with the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement. This went from the 6th of August 1945 to the 9th of August 1945.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    V-J Day (Or Victory over Japan day) is the day on which the Imperial Japan surrendered in WW2, bringing an end to the war
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals held after World War II by the Allied forces under international law and the laws of war which went from the 20th of November 1945 to the 1st of October 1946