Important dates of WWII

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Important dates from World War One

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September 1st, 1939 Germany invades Poland p22lrg.jpg (image/jpg)
September 3rd, 1939 Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declare war on Germany
September 17th, 1939 Soviet Union invades Poland
May 10th, 1940 Germany invades Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg
May 10th, 1940 British Prime minister, Chamberlain, resigns, replaced by Churchill winston.gif (image/gif)
June 14th, 1940 German army enters Paris wwii-hitler-in-paris-et-2x1.jpg (image/jpg)
June 22nd, 1940 France signs armistice with Germany
July 10th, 1940 The Battle of Britain begins raf-pilots-run-to-their-planes-during-the-battle-of-britain-jpg.jpg (image/jpg)
June 22nd, 1940 Operation Barbarossa: Germany invades the Soviet Union
November 25th, 1940 Germans attack Moscow
December 7th, 1940 Japanese attack Pearl Harbour, declare war on the USA pearlharbor.jpg (image/jpg)
December 11th, 1940 Germany declare war on USA
June 4th, 1942 Battle of Midway: 4 Japanese aircraft carriers are sunk
October 23rd, 1942 Battle of El Alamein begins
November 8th, 1942 Operation Torch: Allies invade NW Africa
January 31st, 1943 Germany surrender to the Soviet Union at Stallingrad Bundesarchiv_Bild_183-W0506-316__Russland__Kampf_um_Stalingrad__Siegesflagge.jpg (image/jpg)
May 12th, 1943 Surrender of Axis Powers in North Africa
June 6th, 1944 Operation Overlord: Allied invasion of Normandy overlord-beach.jpg (image/jpg)
August 25th, 1944 Allies liberate Paris
December 16th, 1944 Battle of the Bulge begins, German attack through Ardennes
January 26th, 1945 Soviets liberate Auschwitz AuschwitzLiberation.jpg (image/jpg)
April 12th, 1945 President Roosevelt dies, Truman becomes President
April 30th, 1945 Hitler commits suicide
May 7th, 1945 German unconditional surrender
May 8th, 1945 Victory in Europe (VE) Day declared v-e-day-snapshot2.jpg (image/jpg)
August 6th, 1945 Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
August 9th, 1945 Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki nagasakibomb.jpg (image/jpg)
August 14th, 1945 Japanese surrender
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