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17 Sept. - The Soviet Union invades Poland from the east.
9 Apr. - Germany invades Norway and Denmark. Denmark surrenders on the day of the attack; Norway holds out until June 9.
10 May - Winston Churchill becomes the new British Prime Minister, replacing Neville Chamberlain.
10 May - Germany attacks western Europe - Luxembourg, Holland and Belgium. Luxembourg surrenders to the Germans
Sept. 1, 1939. Nazi Germany Invades Poland, Starting World War II. Bojarska B. ZniszczenieWieluń, Poland, after German Luftwaffe bombing, on Sept. 1, 1939.
On 3rd September 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany. Neville Chamberlain broadcast the announcement that the country was at war.
Sept 1939-May 1940 ‘Phoney War’ The months following Britain’s declaration of war are referred to as the ‘phoney war’ because Britain saw no military action.
10 Sept. - Canada declares war on Germany.
The soviets liberate warsaw and Krakow in Poland
Soviets Capture Budapest
The Soviets launch their final offensive, encircling Berlin
Hitler commits suicide
The Dam Buster Raid
Italy swap sides and declare war on Germany
British and US troops win back North Africa
German Air Raid Damages House of Commons in London
The London Blitz Starts
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