Major Events of WWII

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Major Events of WWII by Mind Map: Major Events of WWII

1. African Theater

1.1. Invasion of Egypt

1.2. Operation Torch

1.2.1. The British-American invasion of Northern Africa during 1942 to pressure the Axis

2. Pacific Theater

2.1. Pearl Harbor

2.1.1. Surprise Japanese military strike in Hawaii during 1941 where battleships were destroyed and over 2400 killed

2.2. Midway

2.2.1. A battle upon the Japanese navy during 1942 where over 3300 lives were lost but was a decisive allied victory

2.3. Coral Sea

2.3.1. A battle upon the Japanese navy during 1942 where over 1500 lives were lost but was a decisive allied victory

2.4. Okinawa

2.4.1. An allied victory in 1945 in Okinawa, Japan, where nearly 100,000 lost their life.

2.5. Atomic Bombing

2.5.1. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombed in 1945 by the US to secure the allied victory and force Japan to surrender. Two atomic bombs were used.

3. European Theater

3.1. Eastern Front

3.1.1. Battle of Stalingrad

3.1.1.1. A German operation designed to cut off communications with the Soviet Union

3.1.2. Battle of Berlin

3.1.2.1. Destruction of the Nazi Powers

3.1.2.2. Hitler commits suicide

3.1.2.3. Berlin is taken and split among the Soviet Union and the Allies

3.2. Western Front

3.2.1. Invasion of Italy

3.2.2. Invasion of France

3.2.2.1. V-Day

3.2.3. Battle of the Bulge

3.2.3.1. Last German offensive of the war