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Largest seaborne invasion in history
An unexpected naval victory, used island hopping.
Victory over Japan Day. The Japanese surrender.
The end of WW2
Most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, and economic leadership of the defeated Nazi Germany.
Victory in Europe Day, Germany surrenders
Last land battle of the Pacific War, needed before U.S troops. It was needed before U.S troops could invade main Japanese islands.
Iwo Jima was needed as a naval base for U.S bombers
Last German offensive
Turning point of WW2
U.S officially declared war with Germany & its allies, Japan & Italy.
Churchill became Prime Minister of Great Britain during WW2.
WW2 begins when Germany invades Poland.
FDR planned programs to end the Depression. He also beat Hoover in presidential election of 1932 by a landslide.