Pages with category: August
In August 1939 Germany surprised the world by...
Asia Pacific 1939
A second Soviet-Japanese dispute broke out on...
Southern Asia 1940
Italian Conquest of British Somaliland
The Second World War did not start well for...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1940
Italian East African Offensives
When Italy entered World War II in June 1940,...
Southern Asia 1941
Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran
When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June...
In the early hours of June 22, Hitler launched...
South America 1942
Brazil enters World War II
On 7 December 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor,...
Asia Pacific 1942
After their defeat at Midway, Japan canceled...
Sub-Saharan Africa 1944
From Africa to Paris
In July 1943 the Allies invaded Sicily from...
Liberation of France
Throughout July the Allies consolidated and...
Southern Asia 1945
Reconquest of Burma
In March and April 1945 the British advanced...
End of the Pacific War
By May 1945, Germany had been defeated and the...
Asia Pacific 1945
Bombing of Hiroshima
Although Japan was now isolated and starving,...
North America 1945
Victory in World War II
In 1944, the Western Allies liberated France...
Northern Eurasia 1945
Soviet Attack on Japan
Stalin had promised the Allies that he would...