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WWII by Mind Map: WWII

1. Pacific Battles

1.1. Pear Harbor

1.1.1. surpise, brought US in

1.1.1.1. 7 December 1941[

1.2. Wake Island

1.2.1. US not prepared, Japanese victory

1.2.1.1. 7–23 December 1941

1.3. Doolittle Raid

1.3.1. American air raid on Japanese

1.3.1.1. 18 April 1942

1.4. Coral Sea

1.4.1. first used aircrafts

1.4.1.1. 4–8 May 1942

1.5. Midway

1.5.1. turning point, decisive naval battle

1.5.1.1. 4–6 June 1942

1.6. Gilbert and Marshall Islands

1.6.1. naval battles

1.6.1.1. november 1943 – February 1944

1.7. Truk Island

1.7.1. US got Japanese teritory

1.7.1.1. 17–18 February 1944

1.8. Mariana and Palau

1.8.1. offensive US attack

1.8.1.1. 1944

1.9. Leyte

1.9.1. Invasion of US troops

1.9.1.1. 20 October 1944

1.10. North Pacific Theatre

1.10.1. Allied victory

1.11. Okinawa

1.11.1. bloodiest battle

1.11.1.1. 1 April 1945

1.12. Iwo Jima

1.12.1. US capture this Island from the Japanese

1.12.1.1. 19 February 1945[

1.13. Guadalcanal Campaign

1.13.1. first offense from Allies againt the Japanese

1.13.1.1. 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943

2. African Theater

2.1. Operation Torch

2.1.1. Brits and US invasion of French Africa

2.1.1.1. nov 8-16 1942

2.2. Tunisian Campaign

2.2.1. 200,000 German and Italian troops taken prisoner

2.2.1.1. Nov 1942- may 1943

2.3. operation compass

2.3.1. first allied military operation

2.3.1.1. 9 December 1940 – 9 February 1941

2.4. Rommel's first offense

2.4.1. Nazi Germany Field commander

2.4.1.1. march- may 1941

2.5. operation Brevity

2.5.1. British capture Halfaya Pass

2.5.1.1. 15–16 May 1941

2.6. operation skorpian

2.6.1. axis victory

2.6.1.1. 26–27 May 1941

2.7. operation Crusader

2.7.1. relieved the 1941 Siege of Tobruk

2.7.1.1. 18 November – 30 December 1941

2.8. operation Battleaxe

2.8.1. Germany was on defense

2.8.1.1. 15–17 June 1941

2.9. second battle of El Alamein

2.9.1. marked the watershed of the Western Desert Campaign

2.9.1.1. 23 October–11 November 1942

2.10. first battle of El Almein

2.10.1. British prevented another advance by Axis forces into Egypt

2.10.1.1. 1–27 July 1942

2.11. Tunisia Campaign

2.11.1. series of battles between Allies and Axis

2.11.1.1. 17 November 1942 – 13 May 1943

3. European

3.1. Gernamy invades Poland

3.1.1. Germany controlled until 1945

3.2. Germany and Italy sign treaty

3.2.1. Axis Alliance

3.3. Battle of Crete

3.3.1. German air assult

3.4. Battle of Stalingrad

3.4.1. 2 mill people died

3.5. DDay

3.5.1. Allies have huge advance

3.6. Battle of Moscow

3.6.1. Germans couldn't adjust to Russias dropping temp

3.7. Battle of Kursk

3.7.1. largest tank battle

3.8. Battle of Berlin

3.8.1. ended WWII