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Germany removed British forces from France as they invaded and took over Northern France.
Battle of Britain - Bombing of Britain and invasion preparations proved to be a lot harder than expected for Germany - Adolf decided they had to invade the USSR.
Russia (Red Army) launches a surprise counter-offensive in Moscow which allowed them to hold the northern and central parts of Russia firm.
Pearl Harbor bombings - over 400 planes attacked the central American naval base.
The Japanese were ambushed as they attempted to lure US forces and lost four of their best carriers.
Operation "Torch" - Americans troops cross the Atlantic for the first time and Italians surrender.
Operation Barbarossa - Hitlers surprise attack on Russia proved to be successful but still failed at Hitlers longer term goal to capture all of Russia.
Stalingrad - A three month battle that is believed by many to be the wars turning point. After the battle the Nazi's would not further advance into the USSR.
Battle of Kursk - stopped operation "citadel", but the USSR suffered more loss of life.
Normandy/D-Day allowed rapid liberation of western Europe. Nazis forced to retreat to German border.
Soviet offensive operation "Bagration" - Germans overwhelmed and surprised by attack, destroying entire army force.
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