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September 1, 1939

German forces move, unannounced into Poland

September 3, 1939

France and Britain declar war on Germany

June 22, 1940

France signs armistice with Germany (surrenders)

June 1941

Germany attacks the Soviet Union

December 7, 1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor

December 8, 1941

United States declares war on Japan

December 11, 1941

Germany and Italy declare war on United States

October 1942

B & General Bernard Montgomery defeated the Gs & Rommel @ Battle of El Alamein

June 6, 1944

D-Day, Allies invade beaches of Normandy

October 1944

The battle of Leyte Gulf began (in the Philippines)

December of 1944

Beginning of the Battle of the Bulge, Hitler's last act of desparation to break through in Belgium

May 2, 1945

Hitler found dead

May 7, 1945

Germany surrenders

May 8, 1945

V-E Day

August 6, 1945

Little boy dropped on Hiroshima

August 9, 1945

Fat Man dropped on Nagasaki.

August 15, 1945

V-J Day

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