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1939

Germany invades Poland

1940

Germany overruns much of Europe




The Battle of Britain saves England from invasion.

1941



Germany invades the Soviet Union




Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. The US enters the war

1942

Germany suffers a major defeat at Stalingrad in the Soviet Union




Germany is defeated at El Alamein in Egypt




Japan loses the Battle of Midway in the Pacific

1943

The Allies take Sicily and Italy

1944

D-Day- The Allies land at Normandy in France


Hitler loses the Battle of the Bulge

1945

Germany surrenders




Us troops win hard fought battles at Iwo Jima and Okinawa




Atomic bomb is used against Japan




Japan surrenders; World War II ends