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This timeline covers the major events of World War Two.
Created by cutipie747
on May 1, 2008
Last updated: 07/15/11 at 08:53 AM
After attomic bombs are droped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan surrenderson 14 August
Russians reach Berlin: Hitler commits suicide and Germany surrenders on 7 May.
Guam liberated by the US Okinawa, and Iwo Jima bombed.
Soviet offensive gathers pace in Eastern Europe.
Brithish and Indian forces fight Japanese in Burma.
Allied victory in North Africa enables invasion of Italy to be launched.
Also in 1942: American navy victory at Battle of Midway, in June, marks turning point in Pacific War.
Also in 1942: Singapore falls to the Japanese in Feberuary - around 25,000 prisioners taken.
Bombs explode and ships sink off the coast of Honolulu in Hawaii.
Bombs explode and ships sing off of the coast of Hololulu, Hawaii
The Blitz continues against Britain's major cities.
Rationing starts in the UK
British victory in Battle of Britain forces Hitler to pospone invation plans.
Britain and France declare war on Germany two days later.