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NameDateStart Date
The Treaty of Versailles28 Jun 191919190628
Treaty of Rapallo16 Apr 192219220416
Treaty of Berlin24 Apr 192619260424
Jinan Incident3 May 192819280503
Second London Naval Conference21 Jan 1930 - 22 Apr 193019300121
Xinjiang Wars20 Feb 1931 - 30 Oct 193719310220
Mukden Incident18 Sep 1931 - 19 Sep 193119310918
Battle of Qiqihar4 Nov 1931 - 18 Nov 193119311104
Battle of Jinzhou21 Dec 1931 - 3 Jan 193219311221
Battle of Harbin and Establishment of Manchukuo25 Jan 1932 - 4 Feb 193219320125
First Battle of Shanghai28 Jan 1932 - 8 Mar 193219320128
First Battle of Hebei1 Jan 1933 - 22 May 193319330101
The Reichstag Fire27 Feb 193319330227
Balkan Pact9 Feb 193419340209
Japan's Refusal of Washington Treaty19 Dec 193419341219
Anglo-German Naval Agreement18 Jun 193519350618
Invasion of Abyssinia3 Oct 1935 - 5 May 193619351003
Third London Naval Conference9 Dec 1935 - 25 Mar 193619351209
Hoare-Laval Pact10 Dec 193519351210
Re-militarization of Rhineland7 Mar 193619360307
Tauran Incident11 Mar 193619360311
The Spanish Civil War17 Jul 1936 - 4 Apr 193919360717
Battle of Suiyuan20 Oct 1936 - 17 Nov 193619361020
Anti-Comintern Pact25 Nov 193619361125
Xi'an Incident12 Dec 1936 - 24 Dec 193619361212
Lugou Bridge Incident and Second Battle of Hebei7 Jul 1937 - 8 Aug 193719370707
Battle of Chahar1 Aug 1937 - 12 Aug 193719370801
Beiping-Hankou Railway and Tianjin-Pukou Railway Operations1 Aug 1937 - 31 Dec 193719370801
Second Battle of Shanghai13 Aug 1937 - 9 Nov 193719370813
Bombing of Shanghai, Chongqing, and other Cities15 Aug 1937 - 23 Aug 194319370815
Battle of Shanxi1 Sep 1937 - 11 Nov 193719370901
Hossbach Conference5 Nov 193719371105
Battle of Nanjing and the Rape of Nanjing9 Dec 1937 - 31 Jan 193819371209
Burma Road and the Hump1 Jan 1938 - 10 Nov 194519380101
Henan Campaign7 Feb 1938 - 10 Jun 193819380207
Annexation of Austria12 Mar 1938 - 10 Apr 193819380312
Meeting at Brenner Pass18 Mar 193819380318
Battle of Xuzhou24 Mar 1938 - 1 May 193819380324
Battle of Xiamen10 May 1938 - 12 May 193819380510
Battle of Wuhan11 Jun 1938 - 27 Oct 193819380611
Battle of Lake Khasan29 Jul 1938 - 11 Aug 193819380729
Munich Conference and the Annexation of Sudetenland29 Sep 1938 - 10 Oct 193819380929
Guangdong Operation12 Oct 1938 - 31 Dec 193819381012
The Danzig Crisis24 Oct 1938 - 29 Aug 193919381024
First Vienna Arbitration2 Nov 193819381102
Kristallnacht9 Nov 1938 - 11 Nov 193819381109
Battle of Hainan9 Feb 1939 - 12 Feb 193919390209
Dismemberment of Czechoslovakia14 Mar 1939 - 17 Mar 193919390314
Battle of Nanchang17 Mar 1939 - 9 May 193919390317
Annexation of Klaipeda22 Mar 193919390322
The Slovak-Hungarian War23 Mar 1939 - 31 Mar 193919390323
Invasion of Albania7 Apr 1939 - 12 Apr 193919390407
Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang20 Apr 1939 - 24 May 193919390420
Battle of Khalkhin Gol11 May 1939 - 31 Aug 193919390511
The Pact of Steel22 May 193919390522
Tianjin Incident14 Jun 1939 - 20 Aug 193919390614
Churchill's Tour of the Maginot Line16 Aug 193919390816
Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact23 Aug 193919390823
Polish-British Common Defense Pact25 Aug 193919390825
Operation Peking29 Aug 1939 - 1 Sep 193919390829
Invasion of Poland1 Sep 1939 - 6 Oct 193919390901
Start of the Battle of the Atlantic3 Sep 1939 - 30 Jun 194019390903
United States Neutrality Patrol5 Sep 1939 - 11 Dec 194119390905
First Battle of Changsha17 Sep 1939 - 6 Oct 193919390917
Gestapo-NKVD Conferences27 Sep 1939 - 31 Mar 194019390927
The Winter War30 Nov 1939 - 13 Mar 194019391130
Winter Offensive1 Dec 1939 - 30 Mar 194019391201
Battle of the River Plate13 Dec 1939 - 17 Dec 193919391213
Deportation of Caucasian, Altaic, and Turkish Peoples1 Jan 1940 - 29 Dec 194419400101
Enigma Code Broken14 Jan 194019400114
Battle of Wuyuan28 Jan 1940 - 3 Apr 194019400128
Altmark Incident16 Feb 194019400216
Katyn Massacre and Related Atrocities3 Apr 1940 - 19 May 194019400403
Invasion of Denmark and Norway9 Apr 1940 - 10 Jun 194019400409
Battle of Zaoyang-Yichang1 May 1940 - 18 Jun 194019400501
Invasion of Iceland10 May 1940 - 19 May 194019400510
Invasion of France and the Low Countries10 May 1940 - 22 Jun 194019400510
Anti-Italian Riots10 Jun 194019400610
Malta Campaign11 Jun 1940 - 31 Dec 194219400611
Annexation of the Baltic States15 Jun 1940 - 9 Aug 194019400615
The French Resistance22 Jun 1940 - 28 Aug 194419400622
Soviet Demands on Romania and the Second Vienna Arbitration27 Jun 1940 - 30 Aug 194019400627
First Happy Time1 Jul 1940 - 31 Oct 194019400701
Bombing of France and the Low Countries1 Jul 1940 - 7 May 194519400701
British Attacks on the French Fleet3 Jul 1940 - 25 Sep 194019400703
Battle of Britain10 Jul 1940 - 31 Oct 194019400710
Two-Ocean Navy Act19 Jul 194019400719
Invasion of British Somaliland3 Aug 1940 - 19 Aug 194019400803
Hundred Regiments Offensive20 Aug 1940 - 30 Sep 194019400820
Invasion of Egypt9 Sep 1940 - 16 Sep 194019400909
Indochina Campaign23 Sep 1940 - 26 Sep 194019400923
The Tripartite Pact27 Sep 194019400927
Franco-Thai War1 Oct 1940 - 31 Jan 194119401001
Battle of Huangqiao4 Oct 1940 - 10 Oct 194019401004
Meeting at Hendaye23 Oct 194019401023
Battle of Gabon27 Oct 1940 - 12 Nov 194019401027
Balkans Campaign28 Oct 1940 - 1 Jun 194119401028
Attack on Taranto11 Nov 1940 - 12 Nov 194019401111
Battle of Han River25 Nov 1940 - 30 Nov 194019401125
Operation Compass8 Dec 1940 - 9 Feb 194119401208
New Fourth Army incident5 Jan 1941 - 13 Jan 194119410105
Battle of Kufra6 Jan 1941 - 1 Mar 194119410106
Invasion of Italian East Africa19 Jan 1941 - 16 May 194119410119
Operation Berlin22 Jan 1941 - 22 Mar 194119410122
ABC-1 Conference29 Jan 1941 - 30 Mar 194119410129
Battle of South Henan30 Jan 1941 - 1 Mar 194119410130
Operation Sonnenblume8 Feb 1941 - 6 May 194119410208
Battle of Giarabub21 Mar 1941 - 23 Mar 194119410321
Battle of Matapan27 Mar 1941 - 29 Mar 194119410327
Campaigns in the Middle East2 Apr 1941 - 30 Aug 194119410402
Siege of Tobruk10 Apr 1941 - 27 Nov 194119410410
Soviet-Japanese Neutrality Pact13 Apr 194119410413
Bardia Raid19 Apr 1941 - 20 Apr 194119410419
Battle of South Shanxi7 May 1941 - 27 May 194119410507
Operation Brevity15 May 1941 - 16 May 194119410515
Battle of Denmark Strait24 May 194119410524
Operation Battleaxe15 Jun 1941 - 17 Jun 194119410615
Operation Silver Fox22 Jun 1941 - 22 Sep 194119410622
Operation Barbarossa22 Jun 1941 - 30 Sep 194119410622
Siege of Odessa8 Aug 1941 - 16 Oct 194119410808
Atlantic Charter Conference9 Aug 1941 - 12 Aug 194119410809
Arctic Convoys21 Aug 1941 - 30 May 194519410821
Siege of Leningrad4 Sep 1941 - 27 Jan 194419410904
Second Battle of Changsha6 Sep 1941 - 8 Oct 194119410906
First Moscow Conference29 Sep 1941 - 1 Oct 194119410929
Battle of Moscow30 Sep 1941 - 7 Jan 194219410930
First Battle of Kharkov20 Oct 1941 - 24 Oct 194119411020
Battle of Sevastopol30 Oct 1941 - 4 Jul 194219411030
Operation Crusader18 Nov 1941 - 14 Dec 194119411118
Attack on Pearl Harbor7 Dec 194119411207
Invasion of the Philippine Islands7 Dec 1941 - 5 May 194219411207
Invasion of Guam8 Dec 1941 - 10 Dec 194119411208
Battle of Hong Kong8 Dec 1941 - 25 Dec 194119411208
Invasion of Malaya and Singapore8 Dec 1941 - 15 Feb 194219411208
Battle of Wake Island11 Dec 1941 - 23 Dec 194119411211
Battle of Cape Bon13 Dec 194119411213
Invasion of Burma14 Dec 1941 - 26 May 194219411214
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Borneo15 Dec 1941 - 1 Apr 194219411215
Underwater Raid of Alexandria19 Dec 194119411219
First Washington Conference22 Dec 1941 - 14 Jan 194219411222
Third Battle of Changsha24 Dec 1941 - 15 Jan 194219411224
Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians1 Jan 1942 - 1 Apr 194919420101
Rzhev-Vyazma Offensive and the Demyansk Pocket9 Jan 1942 - 5 May 194219420109
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Celebes and Moluccas11 Jan 1942 - 31 Jul 194219420111
Second Happy Time14 Jan 1942 - 31 Aug 194219420114
Wannsee Conference20 Jan 194219420120
New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 1, Bismarck Islands20 Jan 1942 - 24 Jan 194219420120
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Java4 Feb 1942 - 31 Mar 194219420204
Operation Cerberus11 Feb 1942 - 13 Feb 194219420211
Dutch East Indies Campaign, Sumatra13 Feb 1942 - 28 Mar 194219420213
Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico Campaigns16 Feb 1942 - 1 Jan 194419420216
Attack on Darwin19 Feb 194219420219
Bombing of Rome, Naples, and Other Cities2 Mar 1942 - 30 Sep 194319420302
New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 28 Mar 1942 - 4 Mar 194319420308
Fall of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands23 Mar 194219420323
Raid on Saint-Nazaire28 Mar 194219420328
Bombing of Hamburg, Dresden, and Other Cities28 Mar 1942 - 3 Apr 194519420328
Raids into the Indian Ocean31 Mar 1942 - 9 Apr 194219420331
Doolittle Raid18 Apr 194219420418
Madagascar Campaign5 May 1942 - 5 Nov 194219420505
Battle of Coral Sea7 May 1942 - 8 May 194219420507
Second Battle of Kharkov12 May 1942 - 28 May 194219420512
Zhejiang-Jiangxi Campaign15 May 1942 - 15 Sep 194219420515
Battle of Gazala26 May 1942 - 21 Jun 194219420526
Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Islands4 Jun 1942 - 7 Jun 194219420604
Lidice Massacre9 Jun 1942 - 10 Jun 194219420609
Second Washington Conference20 Jun 1942 - 23 Jun 194219420620
Battle of Mersa Matruh23 Jun 1942 - 28 Jun 194219420623
First Battle of El Alamein1 Jul 1942 - 27 Jul 194219420701
Battle of Stalingrad17 Jul 1942 - 2 Feb 194319420717
Caucasus Campaign23 Jul 1942 - 9 Oct 194319420723
Guadalcanal Campaign7 Aug 1942 - 9 Feb 194319420807
Second Moscow Conference12 Aug 1942 - 17 Aug 194219420812
Makin Island Raid17 Aug 1942 - 18 Aug 194219420817
Attack on Dieppe18 Aug 1942 - 19 Aug 194219420818
Solomon Islands Campaign23 Aug 1942 - 25 Dec 194319420823
Battle of Alam el Halfa30 Aug 1942 - 5 Sep 194219420830
Laconia Incident12 Sep 1942 - 17 Sep 194219420912
Raids in Libya13 Sep 1942 - 19 Sep 194219420913
Cherchell Conference21 Oct 1942 - 22 Oct 194219421021
Second Battle of El Alamein23 Oct 1942 - 11 Nov 194219421023
Operation Torch8 Nov 1942 - 16 Nov 194219421108
Advance into Tunisia10 Nov 1942 - 25 Dec 194219421110
Battle of Brisbane26 Nov 1942 - 27 Nov 194219421126
Scuttling of the French Fleet27 Nov 194219421127
Invasion of French Somaliland1 Dec 1942 - 31 Jan 194319421201
First Battle of Arakan21 Dec 1942 - 3 Apr 194319421221
Battle of the Barents Sea31 Dec 194219421231
Casablanca Conference14 Jan 194319430114
Battle of Faïd Pass and Sidi Bouzid30 Jan 1943 - 17 Feb 194319430130
Operation Longcloth8 Feb 1943 - 27 Apr 194319430208
Third Battle of Kharkov16 Feb 1943 - 15 Mar 194319430216
Battle of Kasserine Pass19 Feb 1943 - 25 Feb 194319430219
Battle of Medenine6 Mar 1943 - 10 Mar 194319430306
Operation Creek9 Mar 194319430309
Operations Pugilist and Supercharge II19 Mar 1943 - 31 Mar 194319430319
Khatyn Massacre22 Mar 194319430322
Battle of El Guettar23 Mar 1943 - 7 Apr 194319430323
Aleutian Islands Campaign26 Mar 1943 - 16 Aug 194319430326
Battle of Wadi Akarit6 Apr 1943 - 7 Apr 194319430406
Conclusion of the Desert War7 Apr 1943 - 13 May 194319430407
Bermuda Conference19 Apr 194319430419
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising19 Apr 1943 - 16 May 194319430419
Black May29 Apr 1943 - 24 May 194319430429
Operation Mincemeat30 Apr 194319430430
Battle of Exi5 May 1943 - 11 Jun 194319430505
Trident Conference12 May 1943 - 25 May 194319430512
Dambuster Raid17 May 194319430517
Raid on Gorkiy4 Jun 1943 - 1 Jul 194319430604
Battle of Pantelleria and Pelagie Islands8 Jun 1943 - 13 Jun 194319430608
Battle of Kursk4 Jul 1943 - 13 Jul 194319430704
Invasion of Sicily and Italy's Surrender10 Jul 1943 - 3 Sep 194319430710
Operation Tidal Wave1 Aug 194319430801
Battle of Belgorod3 Aug 1943 - 14 Aug 194319430803
Fourth Battle of Kharkov12 Aug 1943 - 23 Aug 194319430812
Quadrant Conference14 Aug 1943 - 24 Aug 194319430814
Operation Avalanche3 Sep 1943 - 17 Sep 194319430903
Dodecanese Campaign8 Sep 1943 - 20 Nov 194319430908
Operation Eiche12 Sep 194319430912
Naples Uprising27 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 194319430927
New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 330 Sep 1943 - 23 May 194519430930
Advance to the Gustav Line3 Oct 1943 - 15 Jan 194419431003
Battle of the Black Sea6 Oct 194319431006
Third Moscow Conference18 Oct 1943 - 10 Nov 194319431018
Weather Station Kurt22 Oct 1943 - 23 Oct 194319431022
Battle of Changde2 Nov 1943 - 20 Dec 194319431102
Erntefest Massacre3 Nov 1943 - 4 Nov 194319431103
Battle of Kiev3 Nov 1943 - 10 Dec 194319431103
Greater East Asia Conference5 Nov 1943 - 6 Nov 194319431105
Gilbert Islands Campaign13 Nov 1943 - 24 Nov 194319431113
Cairo Conference22 Nov 1943 - 26 Nov 194319431122
Tehran Conference28 Nov 1943 - 1 Dec 194319431128
Second Cairo Conference4 Dec 1943 - 6 Dec 194319431204
Battle of the North Cape26 Dec 194319431226
Second Battle of Arakan30 Dec 1943 - 6 Apr 194419431230
Battle of Monte Cassino17 Jan 1944 - 18 May 194419440117
Anzac Conference19 Jan 1944 - 21 Jan 194419440119
Battle of Anzio22 Jan 1944 - 4 Jun 194419440122
Marshall Islands Campaign29 Jan 1944 - 21 Feb 194419440129
Operation Kutschera1 Feb 194419440201
Attack on Truk16 Feb 1944 - 18 Feb 194419440216
Operation Thursday5 Mar 1944 - 27 Aug 194419440305
Battle of Imphal-Kohima8 Mar 1944 - 3 Jul 194419440308
Battle of Myitkyina10 Mar 1944 - 3 Aug 194419440310
Salween Offensive1 Apr 1944 - 27 Jan 194519440401
Jassy-Kishinev Offensive and Romania's Surrender8 Apr 1944 - 26 Sep 194419440408
Operation Cockpit and Operation Transom19 Apr 1944 - 17 May 194419440419
Operation Ichigo19 Apr 1944 - 31 Dec 194419440419
Deportation of Crimean Tatars18 May 1944 - 1 Jun 194419440518
The Capture of the U-5054 Jun 1944 - 17 Jun 194419440604
Advance to the Gothic Line4 Jun 1944 - 31 Jul 194419440604
Normandy Campaign, Phase 16 Jun 1944 - 24 Jul 194419440606
Conclusion of the Battle of the Atlantic25 May 1943 - 8 May 194519440607
Mariana Islands Campaign and the Great Turkey Shoot13 Jun 1944 - 10 Aug 194419440613
Battle of Tali-Ihantala and Battle of Vuosalmi21 Jun 1944 - 17 Jul 194419440621
Operation Bagration22 Jun 1944 - 29 Aug 194419440622
July Plot20 Jul 1944 - 21 Jul 194419440720
Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust24 Jul 1944 - 29 Apr 194519440724
Normandy Campaign, Phase 225 Jul 1944 - 22 Aug 194419440725
Pacific Strategy Conference26 Jul 1944 - 27 Jul 194419440726
Warsaw Uprising1 Aug 1944 - 2 Oct 194419440801
Brittany Campaign1 Aug 1944 - 11 May 194519440801
The Cowra Breakout5 Aug 194419440805
Invasion of Southern France15 Aug 1944 - 15 Sep 194419440815
Liberation of Paris25 Aug 194419440825
Gothic Line Offensive25 Aug 1944 - 17 Dec 194419440825
Bulgaria Switched Sides26 Aug 1944 - 8 Sep 194419440826
Slovak National Uprising29 Aug 1944 - 28 Oct 194419440829
Liberation of Belgium2 Sep 1944 - 2 Nov 194419440902
Finland Switched Sides4 Sep 1944 - 15 Sep 194419440904
Octagon Conference11 Sep 1944 - 16 Sep 194419440911
Belgrade Strategic Offensive Operation14 Sep 1944 - 24 Nov 194419440914
Palau Islands and Ulithi Islands Campaigns15 Sep 1944 - 1 Dec 194419440915
Battle of Morotai15 Sep 1944 - 14 Jan 194519440915
Operation Market Garden17 Sep 1944 - 25 Sep 194419440917
Battle of Hürtgen Forest19 Sep 1944 - 10 Feb 194519440919
Battle of the Scheldt Estuary2 Oct 1944 - 8 Nov 194419441002
Fourth Moscow Conference9 Oct 1944 - 19 Oct 194419441009
Nemmersdorf Massacre22 Oct 194419441022
Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign22 Oct 1944 - 21 Dec 194419441022
Budapest Strategic Offensive Operation29 Oct 1944 - 13 Feb 194519441029
Battle of Bhamo14 Nov 1944 - 14 Dec 194419441114
Battle of Monte Castello25 Nov 1944 - 22 Feb 194519441125
Third Battle of Arakan12 Dec 1944 - 28 Feb 194519441212
Philippines Campaign, Phase 212 Dec 1944 - 15 Aug 194519441212
Battle of the Bulge16 Dec 1944 - 28 Jan 194519441216
Typhoon Cobra18 Dec 194419441218
Battle of Garfagnana26 Dec 1944 - 28 Dec 194419441226
Raid into the South China Sea10 Jan 1945 - 20 Jan 194519450110
Vistula-Oder Offensive12 Jan 1945 - 2 Feb 194519450112
Fifth Moscow Conference13 Jan 194519450113
East Prussian Offensive13 Jan 1945 - 26 Apr 194519450113
Battle of Meiktila-Mandalay19 Jan 1945 - 29 Mar 194519450119
Advance to the Rhine20 Jan 1945 - 25 Mar 194519450120
Malta Conference30 Jan 1945 - 3 Feb 194519450130
Yalta Conference4 Feb 1945 - 11 Feb 194519450204
Silesian Offensive and the Siege of Breslau8 Feb 1945 - 6 May 194519450208
Battle of Iwo Jima19 Feb 1945 - 26 Mar 194519450219
Bombing of Tokyo and Other Cities19 Feb 1945 - 10 Aug 194519450219
East Pomeranian Offensive24 Feb 1945 - 4 Apr 194519450224
Crossing the Rhine22 Mar 1945 - 1 Apr 194519450322
Fall of the Ruhr25 Mar 1945 - 18 Apr 194519450325
Southern Germany Campaign28 Mar 1945 - 2 May 194519450328
Okinawa Campaign1 Apr 1945 - 21 Jun 194519450401
Battle of Zhijiang1 Apr 1945 - 30 Jun 194519450401
Battle of Vienna2 Apr 1945 - 13 Apr 194519450402
Georgian Texel Uprising6 Apr 1945 - 20 May 194519450405
Operation Grapeshot and Operation Roast9 Apr 1945 - 2 May 194519450409
Borneo Campaign11 Apr 1945 - 15 Aug 194519450411
Battle of Berlin16 Apr 1945 - 2 May 194519450416
Battle of Rangoon25 Apr 1945 - 6 May 194519450425
Battles of Collecchio and Fornovo di Taro26 Apr 1945 - 29 Apr 194519450426
Operations Manna, Chowhound, and Faust29 Apr 1945 - 10 May 194519450429
Prague Strategic Offensive6 May 1945 - 11 May 194519450506
Germany's Surrender7 May 194519450507
Preparations for Invasion of Japan14 Jul 1945 - 9 Aug 194519450714
Operation Trinity and Manhattan Project16 Jul 194519450716
Potsdam Conference16 Jul 1945 - 26 Jul 194519450716
Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki6 Aug 1945 - 9 Aug 194519450806
Manchurian Strategic Offensive9 Aug 1945 - 2 Sep 194519450809
Japan's Surrender14 Aug 1945 - 2 Sep 194519450814
Nuremberg Trials and Other Trials Against Germany18 Oct 1945 - 13 Apr 194919451018
Tokyo Trial and Other Trials Against Japan3 May 1946 - 12 Nov 194819460503
Paris Peace Conference29 Jul 1946 - 15 Oct 194619460729
San Francisco Peace Conference8 Sep 195119510908
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