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WORLD WAR TWO

The Munich Agreement

The Munich Agreement was a settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslov...
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Invasion of Poland

One of Adolf Hitler's first major foreign policy initiatives after coming to power was to sign a non...
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Britain Declares War on Germany

On this day in 1939, in response to Hitler’s invasion of Poland, Britain and France, both allies o...
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Germany Invades France

The campaign against the Low Countries and France lasted less than six weeks. Germany attacked in th...
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German Troops Enter Paris

German troops marched into Paris in the early hours of this morning as French and allied forces retr...
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Battle of Britain Begins

On this day in 1940, the Germans begin the first in a long series of bombing raids against Great Bri...
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The London Blitz

The appearance of German bombers in the skies over London during the afternoon of September 7, 1940 ...
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Germany Invades the Soviet Union

Germany’s quest to invade the Soviet Union see’s three million German troops supported by Italia...
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Pearl Harbour

Japan reveals its support to Germany and begins bombing the American fleet in the Hawaiian Island of...
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Fall of Singapore

The fall of Singapore to the Japanese Army on February 15th 1942 is considered one of the greatest d...
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Battle of Alamein

The Battle of El Alamein marked the culmination of the World War II North African campaign between t...
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Germans Surrender at Stalingrad

After one of the bloodiest battles history has seen, Hitler faces the consequences of underestimatin...
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Allied Invasion of Sicily

After defeating Italy and Germany in the North African Campaign (November 8, 1942-May 13, 1943) of W...
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D-Day

The liberation of France finally begins as 150,000 British, US and Canadian troops take over five be...
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Liberation of Auschwitz

The Red Army has liberated the Nazis' biggest concentration camp at Auschwitz in south-western Polan...
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Battle of Okinawa

Last and biggest of the Pacific island battles of World War II, the Okinawa campaign (April 1—June...
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Germany is Defeated

The myth of German invincibility is smashed, and the reinvigorated Red Army gradually roll back the ...
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