Eve of Barbarossa
British forces successfully ended German influence in Iraq and Syria, but narrowly failed to defeat a German airborne invasion of ...
Southern Asia 1941
The Vichy French in Syria and Lebanon not only supported the pro-German coup in Iraq but agreed to host German ...
Attack on Pearl Harbor
The rise of Japanese power had worried Australia and New Zealand since before the Great War, a fear that was ...
With the German bid to capture Moscow thwarted, Hitler turned his attention to the southeast. In the 1942 Summer Offensive ...
El Alamein and Operation Torch
In November, the tide turned in the Western Desert Campaign when the British defeated Rommel's Afrika Korps at El ...
The Allied successes in North Africa had persuaded Germany to land forces in Tunisia. In February, they were joined by ...
Aftermath of Stalingrad
By February it was all over for the Sixth Army at Stalingrad as the Soviet offensive gathered momentum along much ...
North America 1944
America in World War II
Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Germany declared war on the United States, bringing its U-boat campaign to the ...
South America 1945
South America in World War II
Brazil was the only South American country to send troops abroad during World War II and, despite US pressure, only ...