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Germany and the USSR invade Poland. Britain and France declare war on Germany.
The Phoney War.
Germany invades Norway and Denmark.
Germany attacks Holland, Belgium and France.
Britain manages to evacuate 338,000 British and French troops from Dunkirk.
Hitler calls off the invasion of Britain after the Luftwaffe loses the Battle of Britain. Mussolini attacks Egypt from Libya.
Hitler sends Rommel to Tunisia with the Afrika Korps to assist the Italians in North Africa.
Germany attacks the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa.
Japan attacks the USA at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in an effort to destroy American influence in the Pacific.
The Allies carry out a controversial bombing campaign on German and Japanese cities.
The Japanese lose the Battle of Midway, turning the Pacific war in favour of the USA.
The British defeat the Germans at El Alamein and thereafter push the Germans back to Tunisia.
The German 6th Army, surrounded at Stalingrad since November, are forced to surrender.
The Allies mange to defeat the Germans in the Battle of the Atlantic, securing supply lines from the USA to the UK.
The Allies land in Sicily. The king dismisses Mussolini.
The Allies invade France in Normandy on D-Day.
The Battle of the Bulge - Hitler's last offensive in the West
The British and the Americans cross the Rhine into Germany.
Berlin is taken by the Russians.
The USA drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Why did the Axis powers lose WW2?
28 September 2020
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