April 15, 2020
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unfinished WWII timeline
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September 1st 1939 Nazi Germany invades Poland therefor starting WWII.
September 17th 1939 The USSR invades Poland with Germany.
October 6th 1939 Poland falls with Germany taking half of the country and Russia taking the other half.
May 10th 1940 Germany invades France, Belgium and the Netherlands at the same time.
May 15th 1940 The Netherlands fall to Germany.
May 28th 1940 Belgium falls to Germany.
June 25th 1940 France falls to Germany
October 28th 1940 Italy attacks Greece starting the Italian/Greek war.
November 13th 1940 Italy fails to take Greece and falls back.
September 9th 1940 Italy attacks Egypt therefor creating the North African front
September 16th 1940 Italy is pushed by the British back into Lybia
September 7th 1940 Germany attack Britain with bombers and fighter therefor starting *the blitz*
April 30th 1941 Greece falls to Germany.
May 11th 1941 The blitz ends with an estimated 32 000 British civilians dead.
June 22nd 1941 Germany attacks the U.S.S.R with operation barborossa opening the eastern front in WWII.
September 30th 1941 Germany tries to spearhead an assault on Moscow starting *the battle of moscow*
December 7th 1941 Japan bombs the U.S naval base at pearl harbor bringing the U.S into the war.
June 4th 1942 The American naval fleet pulls off a successful attack on the Japanese fleet at the battle of Midway.
July 17th 1942 Germany attacks the city of Stalingrad starting *the battle of Stalingrad*
August 19th 1942 Canada raids the French port of dieppe causing 916 Canadians to die and for it to be named *the bloodiest 9 hours in Canadian history*
April 20th 1942 The battle of Moscow ends as well as being the beginning of Soviet counter-offensives.
November 8th 1942 Germany joins in, in the African campaign lead by general Erwin Rommel a.k.a the desert fox.
November 8th 1942 America invades French held Morocco and Algeria.
November 16th 1942 Anglo-American froces take Morocco and Algeria with 1300 Anglo-American casualties.
February 2nd 1943 The battle of Stalingrad ends with around 800 000 axis soldiers dead and over a mllion Soviet civilians and soldiers dead.
July 5th 1943 The battle of Kursk begins.
August 23rd 1943 The battle of Kursk ends with it being proclaimed as the largest tank battle in history with 323 tanks being destroyed.
September 3rd 1943 The allies invade Italy.
August 23rd 1943 The battle of kursk ends becoming the largest tank battle in history with over 200 000 casualties and an estamated 6768 tanks being destroyed.
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